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Good teachers are all around us

Great South African teachers are those who constantly go beyond the call of duty

Show me the quality

Teachers and pupils should advertise their achievements with righteous pride.

School management problems solved easily

Principles of quality management in organisations can be used in class too.

Schools also need moms and dads

Parental support is crucial to create quality education for our children.

Keeping quality in check

Have you noticed how some schools and institutions really 'walk the talk' when it comes to efficiency?

Speaking without opening your mouth

Only 7% of effective communication is conducted through words. Here are eight ways of getting your message across without speaking.

Question the quality of your school

Schools need to test their quality and conducting a questionnaire is one good way of doing that.

Rather safe than sorry: schools need to have a plan for potential crises

Being prepared for potential crises is essential for schools.

Schools need to adapt and adopt

High quality schools can learn a lot from the way businesses operate

Make meetings productive

Have you ever left a meeting thinking, "What a waste of time"?

It’s tough being a leader

A promotion comes with increased stress and work load. <b>Richard Hayward</b> discusses ways to cope.

Is your governing body effective?

Every board of governors or school governing body is in a state of continual change.

Guard against stealing

There are ways to cut down drastically on stealing at school, writes <b>Richard Hayward</b>.

Dealing with team tension

Reducing the turmoil that can occur when groups of people work together can be achieved through the use of quality circles, writes Richard Hayward.

The right person for the job

The critical factor that makes quality education happen is the teacher at every level in the system, writes <b>Richard Hayward</b>.

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