education crisis

 
A present with poor education leads to a future with no hope
A present with poor education leads to a future with no hope
A better life for children, is a better life for everyone. No South African child should suffer a poor education, especially when they are so...
Urgent court application sought to bar Cida's liquidation
Urgent court application sought to bar Cida's liquidation
Students at the beleaguered and now closed Cida City Campus are pinning their hopes on an urgent court application which the institution’s staff...
Nzimande lambasted over lack of funds for poor students
Nzimande lambasted over lack of funds for poor students
Mcebo Freedom Dlamini, the president of the students’ representative council (SRC) of the University of the Witwatersrand, has lambasted Higher...
Young Voices: What do you think needs to be done to better education?
Young Voices: What do you think needs to be done to better education?
Between November 2012 and January 2013, Media Monitoring Africa interviewed primary school children between the ages of 11 and 13 about current...
‘A cappella moments’ in Katlehong
‘A cappella moments’ in Katlehong
There are welcome surprises to be found in schools in Katlehong. For the project Schools That Work, my brief is to visit institutions to document...
[Video]M&G Hangout: EC schools left in the dark
[Video]M&G Hangout: EC schools left in the dark
We speak to our education reporter about her experience in the Eastern Cape where too few teachers and appalling toilets seem to have become the norm.
Editorial: Matric results - blooms hide the rot
Editorial: Matric results - blooms hide the rot
Merely a month after the 2012 annual national assessments once again revealed appallingly  low levels of literacy and numeracy among our...
ECape pupils: 'Teachers hit us until our hands bleed'
ECape pupils: 'Teachers hit us until our hands bleed'
Pupils at an Eastern Cape school, plagued for years by abusive and frequently absent teachers, appalling hostel facilities and a lack of textbooks,...
Northern Cape learners to repeat 2012 grades next year
Northern Cape learners to repeat 2012 grades next year
All Grades One to 11 pupils in Olifantshoek in the Northern Cape will repeat their 2012 grades next year, a provincial education official said on...
Learning does not occur in a vacuum
Learning does not occur in a vacuum
Much has been spoken and written about poor academic outcomes, problems in schools, the textbook debacle and the general failure of the different...
Schooling gets an F but still passes
Schooling gets an F but still passes
It is a simple fact: if schooling in Africa was a commercial enterprise, it would have been closed down because of low output and low levels of...

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