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Feb 15, 2019
Apr 22, 2020
Data file: deputy_oct_clean
UNIQUE school identifier
1_1 What is your current position in this school?
1_4_0 LOLT of foundation phase: isiZulu
1_4_1 LOLT of foundation phase: Sepedi
1_4_2 LOLT of foundation phase: Xitsonga
1_4_3 LOLT of foundation phase: TshiVenda
1_4_4 LOLT of foundation phase: SeSotho
1_4_5 LOLT of foundation phase: English
1_4_6 LOLT of foundation phase: Other, specify:
1_5. % of learners in school who travel >10 km a day to school?
2_2 REFLECT: Respondent mentions reading or writing goals for Gr. 3.
2_3 REFLECT: How clear is description of reading/wriotign goals: Gr3.
2_5 REFLECT: Respondent mentions reading or writing goals: Gr. 6?
2_6 REFLECT: How clear is description of Gr6 reading/writing goals?
2_7. % of Gr.6 learners that can read fluently, with understanding in English?
3_2 School fundraising events/networking with community to improve resources in
3_5 Did fundraising result in more resources to support reading in this school?
3_6 How much has principal tried to get donations?
3_7 REFLECT: Did networking efforts occur in the past two years?
3_8 REFLECT: Any donations/fundraising related to improving school literacy envi
4_1 Does school have ways to manage number textbooks/other LTSM?
4_2 REFLECT: Type of LTSM inventory list/record of LTSM retrieval respondent was
4_3 REFLECT: How recently LTSM inventory/retrieval documents updated?
4_4 REFLECT: Details present in the LTSM inventory/book retrieval documents?
5_1 How many FP educators in this school LACK expertise/training to teach readin
5_2_0 Deputy principal's qualifications: Not yet qualified as a teacher
5_2_1 Diploma from teacher training college
5_2_2 Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE)
5_2_3 Four year teaching degree
5_2_4 Honours (or higher post-graduate degree) in education
5_2_5 PGCE from university
5_2_6 other, specify
Deputy principal subject specialisation: African language
Deputy principal subject specialisation: English
Deputy principal subject specialisation: Mathematics
Deputy principal subject specialisation: Natural sciences
Deputy principal subject specialisation: Life science
Deputy principal subject specialisation: EMS
Deputy principal subject specialisation: Life orientation or life skills
Deputy principal subject specialisation: Other, specify
5_4 Deputy principal PHASE specialisation?
5_6 REFLECT:Deputy principal's specialisation in teaching READING/LANGUAGE?
6_2 Someone in school to assist with teaching learners struggling to read?
6_4 Is the expert reading support person(s) on SMT?
6_5 REFLECT: Responses on identifying a reading specialist?
6_7 Is there a librarian working in the school library?
6_8 Is there a schedule for SMT classroom observations of teachers?
7_3 REFLECT: How the roles and responsibilities of deputies defined?
7_4 REFLECT: How the roles and responsibilities of HODs defined?
7_6 REFLECT: SMT responsibility for overseeing reading/ improving teaching of re
7_7 REFLECT: Does role incl. monitoring HOW reading is taught/ training teachers
8_1 Is there a dedicated period on timetable for school-wide reading?
8_2 Have there ever been any reading programmes in this school?
8_4_0 Who initiated reading programmes: N.A. no reading programmes
8_4_1 Who initiated reading programmes: The district
8_4_2 Who initiated reading programmes: NGOs or other outside organisation
8_4_3 Who initiated reading programmes: The school management team
8_4_4 Who initiated reading programmes: An educator within the school
8_4_5 Who initiated reading programmes: Other, specify
8_5 How often do reading programmes take place in the school?
8_6 Who participates in these reading programmes?
8_7 REFLECT: Reading programmes mentioned
9_3 REFLECT: How much understanding does the respondent seem to have about how t
10_1_1 a. Frequency in past year: damages to school infrastructure
10_1_2 b. Frequency in past year: Negative changes to school management
10_1_3 c. Frequency in past year: Water supply disruptions
10_1_4 d. Frequency in past year: Community protests
10_1_5 e. Frequency in past year: Strike action by teachers
10_1_6 f. Frequency in past year: Work to rules/go-slow/down tools by teachers
10_1_7 g. Frequency in past year: Conflict among staff
10_1_8 h. Frequency in past year: Violence amongst learners
10_1_9 i. Frequency in past year: Break-ins/robberies/other criminal activity
11_1 OFFICE ONLY: How clear is description of Gr3 reading/writing goals?
11_2 OFFICE ONLY: How clear is description of Gr6 reading/writing goals?
11_3 OFFICE ONLY: How much has principal tried to get donations to this school?
11_4 OFFICE ONLY: Responses on identifying reading specialist?
11_5 OFFICE ONLY: SMT responsibility for improving teaching of reading
11_6 OFFICE ONLY: Does role incl. monitoring HOW reading is taught?
11_7 OFFICE ONLY: Respondent's understanding of how to improve reading outcomes.
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