European Journal of Teacher Education volume 38, issue 1, P119-134 2014 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2014.892576 View full text
Sonja Schoeman

Abstract: This study explores the potential of adopting a whole-school approach to the pastoral care module in a Postgraduate Certificate of Education Programme to ensure that all newly qualified teachers practice effective pastoral care in their classrooms and promote the learners' academic engagement and performance. A non-experimental survey research design involving quantitative data was used. A group-administered questionnaire was used to collect the sampled student teachers' (n = 59) opinion on the competencies t…

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