Edwin Naidu

Number of new teachers dwindling

Edwin Naidu reports on trends in student enrolments for teacher training Registration is underway for the 2001 tertiary year but what lies in store...

Class of 2000 fails to disappoint but matriculants face a bleak future

On the surface, the matrics class of 2000 failed to disappoint when compared to the downward trend of recent years. However, beyond the results...

Revamping teacher training

Edwin Naidu describes how the colleges will now become part of universities and technikons Teacher training is set for major change when 25 colleges...

How will future generations separate our fact from fiction?

If history is the future of our past, one wonders how the textbooks of tomorrow will reflect the government and politics of 2001. Who...

Forging ahead

Six years after apartheid was officially laid to rest - at least in the statute books - the country's class of 2000 matriculants have...

Plans to protect our children

The Child Rights Media Code aims to make the shapers of public opinion more responsible for the powerful images they present to children, writes...

What do most children do in their spare time?

Playing with friends, reading, doing homework and performing community service may rank among the responses, but the most accurate answer is that they're probably...

Many school children are side by side in disharmony

Seven years after the birth of what Desmond Tutu dubbed the Rainbow Nation, incidents of racism continue to surface at schools in South Africa,...

Bringing a busy bee ethic to education

Edwin Naidu spoke to Minister of Education Kader Asmal, about how his plans have been shaping up It is not difficult to notice why...

Girls are in danger at school

When parents send their children to schools, they are putting them under the direct stewardship of the principal and his team of educators.Parents, many...

Violence at schools is not just a South African problem

Children or adults going on the rampage firing bullets at learners in the United States has been commonplace over the past few years. Shootings...

Press Releases

×