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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.
Context informs schools history report
Context informs schools history report
The current debate on the schools’ history ministerial task team’s (MTT) recommendation for history to be compulsory in grades 10 to 12 in...
Letters to the Editor: June 22 to 28
Letters to the Editor: June 22 to 28
Post–1994, a considerable proportion of previously oppressed South Africans have gained access to basic services such as water and sanitation,...
What we teach must be relevant
What we teach must be relevant
The announcement by Minister of Education Angie Motshekga that history will be made compulsory from grades 10 to 12 by 2022 has opened up many...
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...
Motshekga: ‘What we need is money’
Motshekga: ‘What we need is money’
South Africa does not have enough resources to meet growing demands like the eradication of pit toilets, Minister of Basic Education Angie...
Education task team — History should be a compulsory school subject from 2023
Education task team — History should be a compulsory school subject from 2023
A ministerial task team established by the basic education department has recommended that history should be a compulsory subject in South African...
A thousand tales span 100 years in Jozi epic
A thousand tales span 100 years in Jozi epic
Copywriter, playwright and novelist Harry Kalmer is at home with words. In his new novel, A Thousand Tales of...
A timely yet unheard parable: The tale of The Woman, The Children and The Beasts
A timely yet unheard parable: The tale of The Woman, The Children and The Beasts
“They’re here!” she leaped from her bed, awoken by the crying of The Children.

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