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Research outputs: POLICY FORMULATION

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2013 IEC state of democracy survey 2012

The main objectives of the DST funded research were as follows: * to develop and field a family-focused questionnaire as part of the 2012 S...

2013 A decade of tobacco control: the South African case of politics, health policy, health promotion and behaviour change

The South African (SA) government has implemented comprehensive tobacco control measures in line with the requirements of the Framework Con...

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2013 Teacher unions' participation in policy making: a South African case study

This article contends that teacher unions' participation in policy making during South Africa's political transition was characterised by as...

2013 Inequities and lack of professionalisation of early childhood development practice hinder opportunities for mathematics stimulation and realisation of South African policy on quality education for all

White Paper 5's aim is to provide South Africa's children with a solid foundation for lifelong learning and development. Children need to be...