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Philippa Garson

Philippa Garson

    The blanks in the bang bang
    The blanks in the bang bang
    Steven Silver, who directed The Bang Bang Club, seems somewhat taken aback by all the noise his first feature film has made. Speaking from...
    Die Antwoord to young America's prayers
    Die Antwoord to young America's prayers
    Die Antwoord cropped up in conversation a few months ago when a friend here in New York described how his dogs got into their first fight when he...
    Long-distance learning
    Long-distance learning
    Every Sunday afternoon Siyabonga Nkabinde walks 2km from his home in Drummond, an informal settlement near Lanseria, for his half-hour weekly...
    From Parkview in SA to Parkview in NY ...
    From Parkview in SA to Parkview in NY ...
    One mild Saturday in June we loaded our lives into a few suitcases and said goodbye to everyone we loved. I questioned for the millionth time the...
    Pouts, pecs and power suits
    Pouts, pecs and power suits
    On a recent Saturday evening in Brooklyn a glamorous Sarah Palin stepped out of a hair salon into the night. She was followed by a host of other...
    The monkey with the message
    The monkey with the message
    Engaging plays, like No Monkey Business, ask important questions and teach learners valuable life skills
    Evaluating OBE
    Evaluating OBE
    Minister of Education Kader Asmal launches an independent review of Curriculum 2005.
    Asmal in hot seat
    Asmal in hot seat
    Minister of Education Kader Asmal faces some opposition to his plan to phase out Curriculum 2005
    Laying blame
    Laying blame
    Editorial: PHILIPPA GARSON
    Meeting the challenge
    Meeting the challenge
    A new project has been launched to help teachers tackle issues of diversity in the classroom in a constructive way.
    Headstart on the street
    Headstart on the street
    A home-grown version of Sesame Street, the world-renowned television series for young children, is to be broadcast later this year.
    Value-added education
    Value-added education
    The Department of Education's Values, Education and Democracy report looks at new ways of dealing with diversity at school level.