International Journal of Secondary Education

Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020

  • Attitude of High School Students Towards Monthly Mark Ranking and Reading in the Manzini Region in Eswatini

    Alfred Fana Tsikati, Zimele Ziyane

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 82-86
    Received: 9 July 2019
    Accepted: 12 August 2019
    Published: 23 June 2020
    Abstract: Most schools have mark readings or announcement in an attempt to improve students’ academic performance. A paucity of studies exists on the attitudes of students towards mark ranking and announcement. Thus, the purpose of the study was to describe the attitude of students towards mark ranking and announcement of high school students in the Manzini ... Show More
  • Exploring Teacher’s Adaptation to Language Policy in China Based on Their Changing Classroom Discourse: Rational, Issues and Methods

    Yang Yao

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 87-95
    Received: 4 November 2019
    Accepted: 26 November 2019
    Published: 17 July 2020
    Abstract: China’s College English Teaching Guide (Daxue Yingyu Jiaoxue Zhinan) was implemented in the year of 2017 to promote EFL (English as foreign language) teaching at tertiary level. Against this, teachers are adapting to the new requirements and standards. EFL teachers’ adaptation to this specific language policy and their classroom discourse changes i... Show More
  • The Upsurge of COVID-19 Cases Amidst the Reopening of Schools in Ghana: The Role of Teachers as Frontline Workers

    Eric Twum Ampofo, Robert Ampomah, Papa Kofi Amissah-Reynolds, Samuel Ebo Owusu, Michael Opoku-Manu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 96-102
    Received: 3 August 2020
    Accepted: 17 August 2020
    Published: 25 August 2020
    Abstract: The novel coronavirus disease is a global pandemic and gradually teachers are beginning to find themselves on the frontline of educational delivery as lots of countries, including Ghana, ease up restrictions and reopen schools. The main aim of this article was to present evidence to validate teachers’ role as frontline workers amid rising cases of ... Show More
  • Development of Folklore Teaching Materials Based on Local Wisdom as Character Education

    Suherli Kusmana, Jaja Wilsa, Ipit Fitriawati, Fithry Muthmainnah

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 103-109
    Received: 31 August 2020
    Accepted: 16 September 2020
    Published: 12 October 2020
    Abstract: This study aims to overcome the problem of limited teaching materials for Indonesian subjects in vocational high schools, especially about folklore. The method used in this research is research and development. The results obtained by folklore that developed in the Cirebon and Indramayu districts have moral values and are close to students' lives s... Show More