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We need more than a stab in the dark

Why have none of the many attempts to improve maths teaching worked?

Matric is failing SA’s lost children

Although the matric exams are an important institution in South Africa, they should not be used as the primary indicator of school-system performance.

School infrastructure: Motshekga, don’t shoot for the stars

Before teacher training, libraries and laboratories, schools urgently need buildings, water and sanitation. Just get it done, says Nic Spaull.

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings

‘Terrorised’ family shines a light on traditional leadership for vulnerable people

The ambiguity between traditional and constitutional leadership has been exposed by the violent banishment of an Eastern Cape family

Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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