Dr Johannes N. Pylman

Dr Johannes  N. Pylman

Qualifications:  PTD (SCTC);  BA (Unisa); B Ed (NMMU); M Ed (NMMU); PhD (UFH)

Position: Senior Lecturer

Phone number: 043-7047182

Email: jpylman@ufh.ac.za

Teaching areas of specialisation: Education Leadership and Management; Education Law and Philosophy;  Educational Psychology

Research Interests:  Education Leadership and Management

Publications (last five years)

 

Paper Presentations:

The interaction between anxiety and cognition on the mathematics performance of learners. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Research Day: Port Elizabeth.

 The relation between cognition and performance in Mathematics of a group of semi-rural adolescents in the Grahamstown Education District. Paper presented Limpopo University.

 The relation between language of instruction (LoLT), beliefs and performance in Mathematics. Umalusi 2012 Conference: “Standards in Education & Training: The Challenge” 10-12 May  Misty Hills Hotel, Johannesburg.

 The re-invention of the Integrated Quality Management System towards a culture of continuous improvement. Paper presented at Umea University, Sweden, 27 March 2014.

Accountability within the Integrated Quality Management System: Does it constrain or enhance improvement?  South Africa International Conference on Education: “Rethinking Teaching and Learning in the 21st century.” 21-23 September 2015, Pretoria: Manhattan Hotel.

 

Publications in Accredited Journals

 

Pylman. J.N. The re-invention of the integrated Quality Management System towards a culture of continuous improvement. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 203-2117

 Pylman, J.N. Is it a myth that the Integrated Quality Management System promotes continuous improvement? A Diagnosis Approach. Journal of Social Sciences.

 Pylman, J.N. Accountability within the Integrated Quality Management System: Does it constrain or enhance improvement? Accepted for publication International Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 0971-8923.

 Sakati, P.; Pylman, J.N.; Hendricks, W. Exploring the use of mother tongue as the medium of instruction in Grade 4: A case of four primary schools in the East London Education District. (Under Review) Journal of Social Sciences.

 

Book Publications:

Abongdia, J.; Pylman, J.N.; Moodly, A.; Mdaka, V. (2016) Policy Implications for Teaching Practice in Learn to Teach (Eds. Van Wyk; Okeke; Adu and Abongdia). Pretoria: Oxford University Press.