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Prof Corene De Wet
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Research Fellow
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School of Open Learning
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Short CV

Corene de Wet is professor in Comparative Education at the School of Open Learning, University of the Free State. She holds a D.Ed. in Comparative Education (1991) and a Ph.D. in History (1998). She has authored and co-authored more than 70 articles in national land international peer reviewed journals, as well as two chapters in books. She presented numerous papers at South African and international conferences. Her research focuses firstly on violence, bullying and sexual harassment amongst learners, secondly on educators as victims and perpetrators of workplace bullying and violence, and thirdly on open and distance learning. She is on the editorial board of South African Journal of Education, Perspectives in Education and SA-eDUC Electronic Journal. She is a C2 NRF rated researcher.

Research

Papers presented at national conferences

  • De Wet NC & Niemann GS. October 1995-Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES)-conference: Implications of the White Paper for the language issue in the education system of the New South Africa (Rhodes University, Grahamstown).
  • De Wet NC & Moll J. January 1996- The South African Historical Association Conference: The battle for the Caledon River Valley – a historiographical study (PU for CHE, Potchefstroom).
  • De Wet NC. January 1996-EASA-conference: Is education in South Africa a refection of education in the rest of Africa – a comparative analysis (PU for CHE, Potchefstroom).
  • De Wet NC. January 1997-EASA-conference: The implications of historical, political and economic realities on learners’ preference for medium of instruction – a comparativeanalysis (University of Zululand, Umlazi-campus).
  • De Wet NC. January 1999-EASA-conference: The history of education in South Africa – a historiographical analysis of black-white relations (University of Stellenbosch & Wellington Teacher Training College, Wellington).
  • De Wet NC. 12-14 October 1999 – International conference: The Anglo-Boer War: a reappraisal, Bloemfontein: A historiographical analysis of Anglo Boer War fiction (UFS, Bloemfontein).
  • De Wet NC. 19-21 January 2000 - 2000-EASA-conference: Language rights and/or economic and political empowerment – a South African perspective (UFS, Bloemfontein).
  • De Wet NC. 16-18 January 2001 - 2001-EASA-conference: The printed media and racism in South African education (University of Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth).
  • De Wet NC. 16-18 January 2002 – EASA-conference: Teachers’ trade unions – the key to professional and/or economic empowerment (University of Pretoria, Pretoria).
  • 16-18 January 2002 - EASA-conference: Research methodological diversity in Comparative Education (University of Pretoria, Pretoria).
  • 14-16 January 2003 – EASA-conference: Is learner crime out of control? Free State educators` perceptions of the scope of learner crime (University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch).
  • De Wet NC. 12-14 January 2005 – EASA conference: Bullying in Free State secondary schools). Northwest University, Potchefstroom campus, Potchefstroom.
  • De Wet NC. 18-20 January 2006 – EASA conference: The voices of victims and witnesses of school bullying. University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.
  • De Wet NC & Jacobs L. 18-20 January 2006 – EASA conference: Educator targeted bullying: a fallacy or a fact? University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.
  • De Wet NC. 22 September 2007 – First Education Students’ Research Conference: How to get published or you are never too old to learn. University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.
  • Jacobs L, De Wet NC & Ferreira, A. 12-14 January 2010. Strategies of Lesotho schools to maintain discipline. EASA conference: Northwest University, Vaal Triangle Campus.
  • De Wet NC. 12-14 January 2010. The impact of ETB on victims’ professional and private lives. EASA conference: Northwest University, Vaal Triangle Campus.
  • De Wet NC 18-20 April 2011. The South African Human Rights Commission and education: a media analysis. International conference: Human Rights Education in diversity. Challenges and proposals (Northwest University, Potchefstroom).
  • Jacobs L & De Wet NC 18-20 April 2011. The framing of school violence in the SA media: Misinformation to the public and to policy makers? International conference: Human Rights Education in diversity. Challenges and proposals (Northwest University, Potcherstroom).
  • De Wet, NC, Barnes, K & Brynard S. 24-26 November 2011. The school in school violence. 1st sustainable rural learning ecologies colloquium, University of the Free State, QwaQwa Campus.
  • LeeFon, R; Jacobs, L & De Wet, C.1-3 October 2012. Addressing learner behaviour in a rural classroom:Action towards improving policy implementation.SURLEC colloquium, University of the Free State, QwaQwa campus.
  • De Wet, NC & Jacobs, L. 1-3 October 2012. South African educators’ understanding of bullying. SURLEC colloquium, University of the Free State, QwaQwa campus.
  • De Wet, NC & Jacobs, L. 29-31 October 2013. Being bullied at work: The Reality of South African teachers. Sustainable Learning Environments and Social Justice Annual International Colloquium, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.

Papers presented at international conferences

  • World Congress of Comparative Education Societies: University of Cape Town, Cape Town 1998; Korea National University of Education, Chungbuk, Korea 2001.
  • UNESCO Conference on Intercultural Education, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, 15-18 June 2003.
  • International Cultural Research Network Conference, University of Florence, Florence, Italy, 12-17 July 2004; University of Aristotle, Thessalonica,10-16 July 2006; University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2-5 July 2009.
  • The Twelfth International Conference on Learning, The Learning Conference, 11-14 July 2005. Faculty of Educational Science, University of Granada, Spain.
  • The fourth international conference on environmental, cultural, economic and social sustainability. 4-7 January 2008. University Malaysia Terengganu, Terengganu Malaysia.
  • International Conference of Educational Science. Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Northern Cyprus, 23-25 June 2008.
  • The thirteenth international symposium on Victimology, Tokiwa University, Mito, Japan, 23-28 August 2009.
  • The seventeenth International Conference on Learning. 6-9 July 2010. Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, China.
  • The 3rd European Network for Social and Emotional Competence in Children Conference. 29 June – 3 July 2011. University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • 2011 Taiwan Education Research Association International Conference on Education (National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan) 15-18 December 2011.
  • 2012 International Journal of Arts and Sciences: Euro-American Conference for Academic Disciplines & Creativity. Anglo American University, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-29 June 2012.
  • 100 years of research, innovation and discourse in education, teacher education and music education, Levinsky College of Education, Tel Aviv, Israel. 10-11 December 2012.
  • Education in one world: perspectives from different nations. XI International Comparative Education Society Conference, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013.
  • The 4th European Network for Social and Emotional Competence in Children Conference. Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, 3-7 July 2013.
  • The 2nd International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference, Curtin University, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, 9-10 December 2013.
  • The 1st International Teacher Education Conference. Sakarya University. Venue: Holiday Inn Sharjah Hotel, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 5-7 February 2014.05.15
  • Ireland International Conference on Education (IIEC-2014). Venue: Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland, 28-30 April 2014.
  • 12th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society. Sofia and Nessebar, Bulgaria, 15-20 June 2014.
  • The 21st International Conference on Learning. Lander College for Women, Touro College, New York City, USA, 14-17 July 2014.
  • 2015 Mediterranean Conference for Academic Disciplines, Hotel Excelsior, Valetta. Malta, 1-5 March 2015.
  • 4th Belgrade International Conference on Education, 23-25 October 2015. Belgrade, Serbia (Organised by the Tomorrow People). Metropol Palace Hotel.

 

Publications: popular scientific journals (not accredited)

  • De Wet NC 1993. Aspekte van ‘n bemarkingstrategie vir skoolhoofde. Die Vrystaatse Onderwyser, Januarie 1993: 83(1):13-17.
  • De Wet NC 1994. Die implikasies van die dalende blanke leerlingtal op die onderwysprofessie. Die Unie, April 1994: 90(5):129-131.
  • De Wet NC 1994. Skoolgeskiedenis en rassisme. Gister en Vandag, Oktober 1994: 51-58.
  • De Wet, C & Jacobs, L. 2014. The perpetrators of workplace bullying in schools: A South African study. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(16):567-577.
  • De Wet, C. 2014. The Herald’s portrayal of school violence in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(16):490-499.
  • De Wet, NC. 2014. Trends in digital pedagogies: Implications for South African universities expanding through hybrid online education. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(23):859-867.
  • Barnes, K, Brynard, S & De Wet, C. 2014. The influence of school organisational variables on school violence in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(20):1136-1146.

Publications: conference proceedings

  • De Wet, NC & Niemann, GS. 1999. The status of mother tongue education in South Africa – a comparative perspective. In: Limage L (ed.) Comparative Perspectives on Language and Literacy. Dakar, Senegal: UNESCO: 87-98.
  • De Wet, NC & Palm-Forster, T. 2008. The voices of victims’ of sexual harassment in Free State (South Africa) schools. In: Ozer, B., Yaratan, H. & Caner, H. (eds.) Proceedings of International Conference on Education Science ICES’08. Famagusta: Eastern Mediterranean University: 2023-2032.
  • De Wet, NC. 2013. The abusive school principal: A South African case study. In: Popov, N. (Ed.). Education in one world: perspectives from different nations. BCES conference books. Sofia: Investpress:223-230.
  • De Wet, NC, Matela, T & Ferreira, AE. 2014. The impact of a child’s home environment on psychological truancy. IICE-2014 Proceedings, Dublin: Infonomics Society. ISBN: 978-1-908320-23-0.
  • De Wet, NC. 2014. Letters to the editor and popular discourses on hazing in South African schools and school hostels. In: Poplov, n, Wolhuter, C, Ermenc, KS, Hilton, G, Ogunleye, J & Chigisheva, O (eds.) Education’s role in preparing globally competent citizens. BCES Conference Books, Vol. 12, pp. 249-256. ISBN: 978-954-92908-4-4. 12th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Sofia & Nessebar, Bulgaria, 15-20 June 2014.
  • Jacobs, L. & De Wet, C. 2014. Essential values for global citizenship: How do South African learners fare? In: Poplov, n, Wolhuter, C, Ermenc, KS, Hilton, G, Ogunleye, J & Chigisheva, O (eds.) Education’s role in preparing globally competent citizens. BCES Conference Books, Vol. 12, pp. 59-66. ISBN: 978-954-92908-4-4. 12th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Sofia & Nessebar, Bulgaria, 15-20 June 2014.

Publications: publications in peer reviewed, accredited journals

  • De Wet NC & Moll JC. 1998. The involvement of blacks in the Anglo Boer War in the Free State - a historiographical study. Acta Academica, Desember 1998:30(3):1-31.
  • Heyns MG, Niemann GS, Brazelle RR, Van Staden JG, Niemann, SM & De Wet C 1998. The influence of follow-up assessment on the managerial behaviour of eduction leaders - an experiment. South African Journal of Education,18(3):149-154.
  • De Wet NC & Barnard LS 1999. Formal education for blacks as reflected in the Free State historiography, 1854-1910. South African Journal of Education, 1999:19(2):139-146.
  • De Wet NC & Barnard LS 1999. The struggle for the Caledon River Valley - a historiographical exploration. Historia, Mei 1999:49-64.
  • De Wet NC & Niemann S 1999. The influence of politico-historical and economic realities on choice of medium of instruction in South Africa - a comparative analysis. South African Journal of Education, 1999:19(4) 281-287.
  • De Wet NC 2000. A multiperspective approach to school history. South African Journal of Education, 2000:20(2):148-155.
  • De Wet NC 2000. The influence of language attitudes on choice of medium of instruction in South Africa. Literator, 2000:21(3):37-57.
  • De Wet NC 2000. An exploratory study of Anglo Boer War fiction. Acta Academica, 2000:32(2):38-65.
  • De Wet NC 2000. The influence of the spirit of the times on the historiography of the provision of education to blacks in South Africa. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe/ Journal of the Humanities, 2000:40(4):330-340.
  • Niemann R, Niemann S, Brazelle R, Van Staden J, Heyns M & De Wet C 2000. Objectivity, reliability and validity in qualitative research. South African Journal of Education, 2000(4):283-286
  • De Wet NC 2001. The portrayal of black people in South African school history textbooks. Acta Academica, 33(1):99-129.
  • De Wet NC, Brazelle RR, Heyns MG, Masitsa MG, Niemann GS, Niemann SM & Van Staden JG 2001. Racism in South African education as reflected in the printed media. South African Journal of Education, 21(1):10-17.
  • De Wet NC 2001. An analysis of the portrayal of racism in South African schools in selected media reports. Koers, 66(3): 245-262.
  • De Wet NC, Niemann GS & Matsela ZA 2001. Language rights versus educational realities - a South African perspective. South African Journal of African Languages, 2000, 1: 45-58.
  • De Wet NC 2001. An investigation of a number of educators` viewpoints on education-related sources of racism] South African Journal of Education, 24(4):247-255.
  • De Wet NC 2002. Factors influencing the choice of English as language of learning and teaching (LoLT) - a South African perspective. South African Journal of Education, 22(2)119-124.
  • De Wet NC 2002. A group of black educators` views on membership and objectives of teachers` unions]. South African Journal of Education, 22(3):230-238.
  • De Wet NC 2002. Racial violence in South African schools: a media analysis. Acta Academica, 34(3): 129-153.
  • Niemann GS, Brazelle RR, De Wet NC, Heyns MG, Niemann SM, Van Staden JG & Van der Westhuizen PC 2002. Management development in education: fact or fiction - some preliminary findings. South African Journal of Education, 22(2):132-135.
  • De Wet NC 2003. A media analysis on crime in South African education. South African Journal of Education, 23(1):34-41.
  • De Wet NC 2003. School safety and combating crime: the view of a group of Free State learners and educators. South African Journal of Education, 23(2):85-93.
  • De Wet NC 2003. Crime in South African education as reflected in the printed media, South African Journal of Education, 23(2):113-121.
  • De Wet NC 2003. Free State educators’ perceptions of the scope of learner crimes. South African Journal of Education, 23(3):168-175.
  • De Wet NC 2003. Eastern Cape educators’ perceptions of the causes and the scope of school violence. Acta Criminologica, 16(3):89-106.
  • De Wet NC 2003. To strike or not to strike? The views of a number of black educators. South African Journal of Education, 23(4):264-271.
  • Steyn SC, Wolhuter CC, De Wet NC, Berkhout SJ & De Waal, EAS 2003. Challenges for comparative education: everything for everybody and understanding of the other. South African Journal of Education, 23(4):307-312.
  • De Wet NC 2004. A portrait of the educator – the view of a group of education students South African Journal of Education, 24(2): 153-158.
  • De Wet NC 2004. The extent and causes of learner vandalism at schools. South African Journal of Education, 24(3):206-211.
  • De Wet NC 2004. Educators’ experiences of racism in education. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe/Journal of the Humanities, 44(1):28-37.
  • Masitsa MG, Van Staden JG, De Wet NC, Niemann SM, Brazelle RR & Niemann GS 2004. Management problems at underachieving township secondary schools in the Free State. Acta Academica, 36(2):221-250.
  • De Wet NC 2005. The nature and extent of bullying in Free State secondary schools. South African Journal of Education, 25(2):82-88.
  • De Wet NC 2005. Strategies for the prevention of learner vandalism. Acta Academica, 37(1): 146-173.
  • De Wet NC 2005. Educator recognition of and intervention in school bullying situations: the perspectives and experiences of Free State Educators and learners, Acta Criminologica,18(2):44-55.
  • De Wet NC 2005. The voices of victims and witnesses of school bullying, Koers, 70(4):705-725.
  • De Wet NC 2006. Free State educators’ experiences and recognition of bullying at schools. South African Journal of Education, 26(1):61-73.
  • De Wet NC 2006. Bullebakkery – almal se probleem. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 64(1):87-100.
  • De Wet NC & Jacobs L 2006. Educator-targeted bullying: fact or fallacy? Acta Criminologica, 19(2):53-73.
  • De Wet NC 2006. Educators’ perceptions, experiences and observations of school violence in Lesotho. Acta Criminologica, 19(3):11-28.
  • De Wet NC 2007. Educators’ perceptions and observations of learner-on-learner violence and violence-related behaviour. South African Journal of Education, 27(2):191-208.
  • De Wet NC & Wolhuter CC 2007. From ‘borrowing” to “learning” in international comparative study: a critical analysis. South African Journal of Education, 27(2):317-328.
  • De Wet NC 2007. Educators as perpetrators and victims of school violence. Acta Criminologica, 20(2):10-42.
  • De Wet NC 2007. Free State educators’ perceptions and observations of learner-on-learner and educator-on-learner school violence. Education as Change, 11(1):59-85.
  • De Wet NC 2007. Ouers se persepsies oor bullebakkery in ’n skoolkoshuis: ’n gevallestudie. Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap, 43(1 & 2):29-47.
  • De Wet NC & Jacobs L 2007. Riglyne vir die voorkoming van bullebakkery in ’n skoolkoshuis. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 47(3):331-348.
  • De Wet NC 2007. School violence in Lesotho: the perceptions, experiences and observations of a group of learners. South African Journal of Education, 27(4) :673-690.
  • De Wet NC 2007. Die aard en omvang van bullebakkery in skole: strategieë vir die voorkoming van die probleem Acta Academica, 39(2):180-207.
  • De Wet NC 2007. Educators’ perceptions and observations of learner-on-learner violence and violence-related behaviour. Africa Education Review, 4(2):75-93.
  • De Wet NC & Jacobs L 2008. Kosgangers se ervaring van bullebakkery: ’n gevallestudie. Acta Academica, 40(1):197-235.
  • De Wet NC, Jacobs L & Palm-Forster T 2008. Sexual harassment in Free State schools: an exploratory study. Acta Criminologica, 21(1):97-122.
  • De Wet NC & Palm-Forster T. 2008. The voices of victims of sexual harassment. Education as Change, 12(1):109-131.
  • De Wet NC & Jacobs L. 2009. An exploratory study on learner misbehaviour in Lesotho. Journal of Educational Studies, 8(Special Issue 1):60-82.
  • Jacobs, L & De Wet NC. 2009. The effect of learner misbehaviour on educators in Lesotho. Africa Education Review, 6(1):48-69.
  • De Wet, NC. 2009. Newspapers’ portrayal of school violence in South Africa. Acta Criminologica, 22(1):46-67.
  • De Wet, NC, Jacobs, L & Ferreira, A. 2009.A qualitative exploration of Lesotho educators’ disciplinary practices. Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap, 45(1&2):191-211.
  • De Wet, NC & Wolhuter, CC. 2009. A transitiological study of some South African educational issues. South African Journal of Education, 29(3):359-376.
  • De Wet, NC & Jacobs, L. 2009. Comparison between boys’ and girls’ experiences of peer sexual harassment. Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap, 45(3):55-75.
  • Ferreira, AE, Jacobs, L, Coetzee-Manning, D & De Wet, NC. 2009. Discipline in Lesotho schools: educator strategies. Acta Academica, 41(4):160-196.
  • De Wet, NC. 2010. School principals’ experiences and observations of educator-targeted bullying. Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap, 46 (1st special edition):187-209.
  • De Wet, NC. 2010. School principals’ bullying behaviour. Acta Criminologica, 23(1):96-116.
  • De Wet, NC. 2010. Victims of educator-targeted bullying: a qualitative study. South African Journal of Education, 30(2):189-201.
  • De Wet, NC. 2010. The reasons for and the impact of principal-on-educator bullying on the victims’ private and professional lives. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26(7):1450-1459.
  • Wolhuter C, De Wet C, Higgs P, Higgs L & Ntshoe I. 2010. Die loopbaanbelewenis van akademici aan Suid-Afrikaanse Universiteite: CAP ondersoek. Acta Academica, 42(3):145-168.
  • De Wet, NC, Jacobs, L & Ferreira, A. 2010. Lesotho teachers’ disciplinary strategies: findings from a sequential mixed method study. Journal of Educational Studies, (2):51-69.
  • Motsamai JJ, Jacobs L & De Wet C. 2011. Policy and practice: Financial management in schools in the Mafeteng District of Lesotho. Journal of Social Sciences, 26(2):105-116.
  • De Wet NC 2011. The prevention of educator-targeted bullying: the perspectives of school principals. Journal for Christian Scholarship, 47(1):1-21.
  • Jacobs L & De Wet NC 2011. A comparison between the consequences of peer sexual harassment for boys and girls. Journal of Social Sciences, 28(1): 29-42.
  • De Wet, NC. 2011. Educator-on-educator workplace bullying: A phenomenological study. Africa Education Review, 8(3):450-466.
  • De Wet, NC. 2011. The professional lives of teacher victims of workplace bullying: a narrative analysis. Perspectives in Education, 99(4):66-77.
  • De Wet, NC. 2011. The Krugersdorp samurai sword killing: a media analysis. Acta Academica, 43(3):132-165.
  • Barnes, K., Brynard, S. & De Wet, NC. 2012. The influence of school culture and school climate on violence. South African Journal of Education, 23(1):69-82.
  • Barnes, K., Brynard, S. & De Wet, NC. 2012. The school in school violence in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, Journal of Social Sciences, 31(2):209-218.
  • De Wet, NC. 2012. Risk factors for educator-targeted bullying: A social-ecological perspective. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 22(2):239-244.
  • De Wet, NC. 2012. The South African Human Rights Commission and human rights violations in education: an analysis of media reports. New Generation Sciences, 10(1):15-35.
  • Dube, N. & De Wet, NC. 2012. The role of teachers in bullying in Lesotho: a case study. Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal, 13(2):75-75.
  • De Wet, NC. 2013. Rapport se beriggewing oor skoolgeweld 1994–2011: ’n multidimensionele sosiale probleem. LitNet, 10(1):341-379.
  • De Wet, C. 2013. Investigating educators’ perspectives and strategies for reducing school bullying. Journal for Christian Scholarship, (1 & 2): 81-109.
  • De Wet, C. & Jacobs, L. 2013. South African educators’ understanding of bullying. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 32(2):339-344.
  • De Wet, C. 2013. Educators’ perspectives on risk factors for learner-on-learner bullying. Koers - Bulletin for Christian Scholarship, 78 (3), 9 pages. doi: 10.4102/koers.v78i3.455
  • Jacobs, L. & De Wet, C. 2013. Evaluation of the Vocational Education Orientation Programme (VEOP) at a University in South African. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 14(4):68-89.
  • LeeFon, R., Jacobs, L., Le Roux, A. & De Wet, C. 2013. Action towards hope: Addressing learner behaviour in a classroom. Koers – Bulletin for Christian Scholarship, 78(3), Art#459. 8 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/koers.v78i3.459
  • Jacobs, L., De Wet, NC & Ferreira, A. 2013. Strategies used in Lesotho schools to maintain discipline: Results from an exploratory study. Africa Education Review, 10(2):323-346.
  • De Wet, Corene & Lynette Jacobs.2013.South African teachers’ exposure to workplace bullying. The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, 9(3), Special edition:1446-464.
  • De Wet, NC. 2014. Educators’ understanding of workplace bullying. South African Journal of Education, 34(1) Art. # 767, 6 pages. http://sajournalofeducation.co.za
  • De Wet, C. 2014. The views of experts on hazing in South African schools: a media analysis. Journal for Christian Scholarship, 50(2):147-172.
  • De Wet, C. 2014. Educators as bullies. Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal, 15(2):1-12.
  • De Wet, NC. 2014. Risk factors for workplace bullying in schools: A two dimensional perspective. Acta Criminologia, 27(1):13-29.
  • Matela, T., Ferreira, AE & De Wet, NC. 2014. Educational risk factors for psychological truancy in Lesotho: a qualitative exploration. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 24(5):449-452.
  • Potgieter, E., Teise, K., Jacobs, L & De Wet, C. 2014. Ontgroeningspraktyke in uitgesoekte Vrystaatse hoërskole ek skoolkoshuise: ’n verkennende studie. LitNet, 11(3):506-543.
  • De Wet, C. 2015. The policing of school violence in the Western Cape, South Africa. Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal, 16(1):55-63.
  • Wolhuter, CC & De Wet, C. 2015. The worldwide expansion of education since the middle of the twentieth century: Reconstruction and assessment. Journal of Social Sciences, 43(2):105-114.
  • Jacobs, L. & De Wet, C. 2015. Workplace bullying in schools: Who are being victimised? Acta Criminlogica, 28(1):50-66.
  • De Wet, C. 2015. Volksblad se uitbeelding van skoolgeweld in die Vrystaat [Volksblad’s portrayal of school violence in the Free State]. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 55(3):452-468.

Publication: unpublished reports

  • Matsela ZA, Niemann GS, De Wet NC & Moleleki MA 1997. Attitudes towards the use of some indigenous Southern African mother tongues (L1`s) as media of instruction in formal education in Lesotho and the Free State (R.S.A.). Bloemfontein: University of the Orange Free State. 
  • Niemann GS, Brazelle RR, De Wet NC, Heyns MG, Niemann SM & Van Staden JG 1997. The influence of management training programmes on the behaviour dimensions of educational leaders. CSD.
     

Publications: unpublished training manual for governing bodies

  • Brazelle RR, Heyns MG, Niemann GS, Strauss JP, Van Staden JG, De Wet NC & Niemann SM 1998. School governing bodies. A training manual. Bloemfontein: RIEP.
     

Publications on the Internet

  • De Wet NC, Niemann GS & Matsela ZA 2001. Language rights versus educational realities - a South African perspective. South African Journal of African Languages. (MWeb se taalblad, LitNet) Available url.: www.mweb.co.za/litnet/ taaldebat/dewet1.asp
  • De Wet C 2001. A media discourse analysis of racism in South African schools. International Education Journal, 2(5):98-112. WCCES Commission 6 Special 2001 Congress Issue. Available url.: http://iej.cjb.net.
  • De Wet NC 2005/2006. Bullying in South African schools. The International Journal of Learning, 12:1-15 (www.Learning-Journal.com

Books, chapters in books

  • De Wet NC 2007. Violence in schools. In: Wolhuter CC, Lemmer EM & De Wet NC. 2007. Comparative Education: education systems and contemporary issues: Pretoria: Van Schaik: 248-262.
  • De Wet, NC. 2007. Violent crimes in South African schools – the perceptions of a group of educators. In Maitles, H. (ed) Exploring cultural perspectives in education. Edmonton, Canada: ICRN Press: 47-67.
  • De Wet, NC. 2015. The status of teaching as a profession: An international comparative perspective. In Wolhuter CC, Jacobs L & Steyn HJ (eds.). Thinking about Education Systems. Noordbrug: Keurkopie: 159-178.


Book reviews

  • NC de Wet, 2011. A history of schooling in South Africa: Methdo and context by JJ Booyse, DC le Roux, J Seroto & CC Wolhuter, 2011 Pretoria: Van Schaik Publishers. Reviewed book on the request of the editor of South African Review of Education, 17:159-161.

Other research activities

  • Collaboration with Prof. CC Wolhuter (Northwest University) on Comparative Education theory

Area(s) of Interest

  • Comparative Education
  • School violence
  • School and workplace bullying

Courses Presented

Modules responsible for in 2012:
GCS612
SLM222
 

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