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Graphic: Why doesn't South Africa have enough teachers?
Graphic: Why doesn't South Africa have enough teachers?
Enrolments in teacher programmes have exploded but universities are still only producing about half the teachers needed every year, research shows....
Good teachers are in short supply
Good teachers are in short supply
Enrolments in teacher education tertiary programmes have exploded in the past 10 years but South Africa’s higher education institutions are still...
Most of our new teachers can’t
Most of our new teachers can’t
South Africa is turning the corner regarding the number of matrics enrolling for teaching at university and finally graduating –  but the...
South Africa, learn to love your teachers
South Africa, learn to love your teachers
The only thing a school needs to function well is excellent teachers. This is my chief response to the results of matric 2014.
Pedagogy is a three-ring circus
Pedagogy is a three-ring circus
The articles by Chris Waldburger (“Progressive...
Wanted: Help for new teachers
Wanted: Help for new teachers
The retention of quality teachers in the South African education system, in which demand continues to outweigh supply, is a key priority.
Teacher education: grounds for cautious optimism
Teacher education: grounds for cautious optimism
Michael Rice and Mary Debrick's recent article is one of several that underscore the importance of teacher education in South Africa, not only to...
When less intervention in education practices produces much more
When less intervention in education practices produces much more
The challenges facing public school education have been well documented. Among the many indicators of poor performance, we now know, for instance,...
Puzzling over the teaching of teachers
Puzzling over the teaching of teachers
Universities are intent on developing competent, reflective, knowledgeable teachers who are ready for the classroom, but the system for which they...
173 KZN teachers found with fake qualifications
173 KZN teachers found with fake qualifications
The KwaZulu-Natal department of education has uncovered 173 teachers with forged qualifications, the Witness reported on Monday.
Teaching and selling are alike
Teaching and selling are alike
Teaching is no different to selling a product or service. You are essentially selling knowledge to your students every day. ...

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