curriculum

 
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...
The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical ― and that’s a problem
The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical ― and that’s a problem
History may soon be a compulsory school subject until Grade 12 in South Africa. A task team established by the country’s minister of basic...
Editorial: History’s crucial lessons
Editorial: History’s crucial lessons
The department of education’s plan to make history compulsory for every learner throughout their schooling career is to be applauded. In a...
‘Move away from shallow history’
‘Move away from shallow history’
The school history curriculum must be reformed to include “problematic and controversial” subjects and themes in African history, to ensure...

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