curriculum

 
Prune curricula to promote new learning
Prune curricula to promote new learning
It was Claus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, who coined the term fourth industrial revolution (4IR). I prefer not to use the term...
Plan outpaces the learners and teachers
Plan outpaces the learners and teachers
I recently bumped into a friend who is an experienced teacher at a suburban primary school and who generally loves his work. But he says he is...
Reimagining initial teacher education
Reimagining initial teacher education
As a teacher educator I am often told that universities are not preparing pre-service teachers sufficiently for the demands of teaching in the...
Cyril wants SA’s pupils up to code
Cyril wants SA’s pupils up to code
Last month, President Cyril Ramaphosa handed over computer tablets to grade 10s from Thahameso Secondary School in Phuthaditjhaba, in the Free...
Focus on digital content for teachers and schoolchildren
Focus on digital content for teachers and schoolchildren
Education policy has always been, and will continue to be, closely related to South Africans’ social conditions.
Just what is ‘economics for Africa’?
Just what is ‘economics for Africa’?
In Rethinking economics for Africa...
Rethinking economics for Africa is a duty
Rethinking economics for Africa is a duty
After the excitement of graduation wears off, many undergraduate economics students become worried. A friend, who got straight As in her final...
SA would do well to follow the German education model
SA would do well to follow the German education model
As South Africa’s universities are again overwhelmed by applicants at the start of the year, we need to ask ourselves whether South Africa should...
Reimagining sites of basic education
Reimagining sites of basic education
Since the late 2000s matrics have had to take two extra compulsory subjects: some form of maths and life orientation. More recently there have been...
School history curriculum overhaul mooted
School history curriculum overhaul mooted
The history curriculum is due for a major makeover in a bid to make the curriculum Afrocentric and relevant to South African learners.
Migrants don’t leave their right to education behind
Migrants don’t leave their right to education behind
The number of migrant and refugee children in the world today could fill more than half a million classrooms. Their parents are perhaps seeking new...

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