Nhlanhla Thwala

Private tertiary education is here to stay

The sector has a pivotal role to play in meeting the work demands of a rapidly changing world.

With no firm foundation, pupils are behind from the start

Children are doomed to fail if they are denied a good teacher, parental support and an early start on their education.

Reflections on the mother language

International Mother Language Day on February 21 was an opportunity to reflect on the significance of the mother tongue and why it should matter to us all. But before doing so, it is perhaps important to start by defining what a mother tongue is. A mother tongue is the language spoken between mother and child. It is therefore the child's first language.

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