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Sarah Gravett

Sarah Gravett

    Enhance school, university links
    Enhance school, university links
    Teacher education institutions have been criticised for delivering graduates who are not well prepared for the reality of schools (“Reality +...
    Good teacher graduates emerge when their studies combine theory and reality
    Good teacher graduates emerge when their studies combine theory and reality
    COMMENTTeacher education institutions are often criticised because novice teachers “only know theory” and are not prepared for the complex...
    Taking teachers to heart
    Taking teachers to heart
    Following the release of the 2010 matric results and in spite of various interventions identified by the department of basic education for the...
    Private good; public not so bad
    Private good; public not so bad
    Education is an important lever of change and progress in South Africa. Even though matric results are not a very satisfactory way of assessing the...
    A matter of status
    A matter of status
    In his article of November 5 Michael Rice gave reasons for the establishment of new colleges of education for foundation-phase teachers....
    Educators need 'passion'
    Educators need 'passion'
    Age (if you don't mind)? I don't mind at all. I'm 49. A good age. I feel comfortable in my skin.
    Out of the ivory tower
    Out of the ivory tower
    'Community engagement needs to be a core value in education,” says Minister of Education Naledi Pandor. 'This is an initiative that cannot be...