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Michael Gardiner

Michael Gardiner

    Government cadre deployment and corruption subverts education
    Government cadre deployment and corruption subverts education
    The basic education ministerial task team, charged with investigating media reports about posts being bought and sold, unearthed other corrupt...
    Glimpse into a different world
    Glimpse into a different world
    Multigrade schools and classrooms are the only means of formal education for 30% of primary school learners in the world.
    Learning from the community
    Learning from the community
    There have been a number of calls recently to intensify local and community participation in school education. Teacher unions, education MECs, the...
    Who will teach the teachers?
    Who will teach the teachers?
    Education development centres could be the key to much-needed teacher support
    Come aboard
    Come aboard
    This Way I Salute You
    Adieu to a 'particular kind of liberal'
    Adieu to a 'particular kind of liberal'
    OBITUARY: PETER BROWN
    How to change the system
    How to change the system
    South Africa's current educational system is very young and very new. The major legislation that expunged the labyrinthine, racist and pedagogically brutal system of the apartheid era was passed by Parliament in 1996, a mere six years ago. And in that brief period, massive attempts...