Mother Tongue

Teach in first language, it’s the key to success

Switching to second-language teaching too early places pupils at a great disadvantage

Court rules in favour of mother tongue education

Bursary scheme favours student teachers from rural areas

Crossing the (African) language barrier

Every thinking white South African must have toyed with the idea of learning an African language. Few, however, have tried, writes Brent Meersman.

On the mysteries of early learning

Pilot tests in Gauteng schools have cast new light on mediums of instruction in the foundation phase.

Talking in mother tongues

To campaign for the primacy of one language by negating another is exactly how to kill the cause.

Finding the real culprit

Can we really blame English for the failure in our children's learning?

Found in translation

Lack of funds threatens experiment in mother-tongue education, writes <b>Cornia Pretorius</b>

Perverting the system

There is strong evidence to indicate that principals weeded out higher-risk candidates to increase the 2010 matric pass rate.

African languages are cool, ok?

There is a crisis in African languages, particularly at school level, that everyone concerned will have to address.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.