teacher training

 
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...
Let's support, not scare off, new teachers
Let's support, not scare off, new teachers
There is a disjuncture between the school’s expectations and the expectations and needs of the novice teacher.
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...
[Video]One-on-one with Mmusi Maimane: Transforming our education system
[Video]One-on-one with Mmusi Maimane: Transforming our education system
The M&G's Victoria John speaks to DA leader Mmusi Maimane about the state of the country's education system and what he would do differently.
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.
Social tech keeps teachers classy
Social tech keeps teachers classy
How to prepare new teachers for effective classroom practice, especially in the complex contexts of many South African schools, was the focus of...
Government's new plan for student success
Government's new plan for student success
That South Africa’s education system at all levels is under severe stress is widely acknowledged. Adopting the time-honoured approach that attack...
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...

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