OR Tambo Debates: Where is the accountability in education?

Accountability is a vague concept when it comes to SA's education system and panelists at a Wits debate had their differences on how to improve it.

It takes a village to stop bullying

Teachers are uniquely placed to help both victim and tormentor but they, too, require support.

What a day some difference makes

Let cultures clash and identities collide, for diversity benefits pupils and teachers alike.

Digital learning needs a light touch

Tech won’t turn a bad teacher into a good one, but it can help create meaningful learning experiences.

Sparing the rod, rebuilding the child

New approaches to school discipline are focusing on empathy over enmity.

Social tech keeps teachers classy

Good mentoring and networking forums can be used to help newly qualified teachers to adjust, writes Barbara Dale-Jones.

Wanted: Help for new teachers

Despite policy, too few schools have formal mentoring programmes for staff.

Teaching that embraces difference

Education law and classroom mindsets are still not accommodating "disabled" pupils properly.

Don’t be afraid of assessments at school

They are a source of useful information that can help to make teaching better.

Time to take care of the principals

And they must be given the tools they need to lead their pupils and staff effectively.

Turning multilingual classrooms into rich resources

The latest Teachers Upfront seminar offered ideas to teacher for how they can enhance teaching in a multilingual classroom.

Puzzling over the teaching of teachers

Varsities are rethinking how to produce clued-up professionals ready for the classroom.

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

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