World Bank report on Covid-19’s effect on education is disappointing

Especially in a country like South Africa with its huge inequalities, a digital divide and teacher unions

What we are learning about distance learning

Sacred Heart College in Johannesburg has learned some important lessons about teaching during the Covid-19 lockdown

Course notes on higher education transformation

Jonathan Jansen spells out the issues and difficulties in making SA a more equal society in his book, Leading for Change, writes Mark Potterton.

Primacy of exam results stunts pupils’ development

The education system focuses doggedly on the National Senior Certificate and the outcome of these exams, to the detriment of students.

Responsibility is a matter of principals

Improving access to quality education is a societal issue, but it’s for a school’s head to fish out the rot.

There is a way to weed out bullying

Teachers and pupils have a responsibility to animate a caring ethos in their institutions.

Nip bullying in the bud

Ideas on how to create caring schools that build self-esteem.

Teaching bullies a lesson

In part three of our series, <b>Mark Potterton</b> looks at what schools should do about bullying.

How to beat the bullies

In this second article in our series, <b>Mark Potterton</b> gives valuable tips on how to eradicate a worldwide scourge.

Bullying affects family life

Bullying is an ongoing problem in schools and in society. This month we start a series in which we explore what bullying is and how to deal with it.

Unique vs uniform

<b>Mark Potterton</b> tackles a subject that makes both parents and educators hot under the collar.

Press Releases

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

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