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Xolani Majola

Xolani Majola

    Matric failure rate highest in 'rural' provinces
    Matric failure rate highest in 'rural' provinces
    This year’s matric results reveal a chasm between rural and urban school contexts, fuelling speculation that the advocacy group Equal Education may...
    Set the children free
    Set the children free
    A classroom is a place where pupils should be given space to think. They can be challenged to then think further and move beyond their normal...
    Drop the punishment mentality
    Drop the punishment mentality
    Often, teachers indirectly associate discipline with punishment of pupils for transgressions they have committed. Usually they think discipline is...
    Make pupils prime focus
    Make pupils prime focus
    Many teachers constantly think about what to teach, rather than at whom their teaching should be directed. Teachers often believe they are there to...
    The essence of group work
    The essence of group work
    We do not need any scientific proof or academic ­literature to validate the value of well-­structured group work and class activities.