Journal of Foreign Language Education and Technology

Ndwamato George Mugovhani

Department of Performing Arts, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa


  • Research   
    Teaching and Learning of the Music Component of the Creative Arts Subject: A Case of Primary Schools in South Africa
    Author(s): Boitshepo Ntshole*, Ndwamato George Mugovhani and Sakhiseni Joseph Yende

    South Africa became a democratic country after apartheid ended in 1994. Since then, important milestones in improving teaching and learning have been implemented, especially in basic education. The South African Department of Basic Education (DBE) prescribed policy documents to guide the teaching and learning of subjects in schools. In South African primary schools, music is packaged as one of four components (drama, dance, visual arts and music) of a broader subject called Creative Arts. Music is a compulsory subject taught in the Foundation Phase under the Department of Basic Education. This study aimed to examine the teaching and learning of the music component of the Creative Arts subject in primary schools of Morokweng in the North West Province. A qualitative research method was employed using a case study design and a review of relevant scholarly writings. Interviews were also .. Read More»

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