rural schools

 
Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC's support
Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC's support
It has been government’s intention to get women, youth and people with disabilities into mainstream economic activities. Women form the majority...
Teachers, pull yourselves together and prepare your lessons
Teachers, pull yourselves together and prepare your lessons
The article by Bongekile Macupe, “Varsity doesn’t prepare us to teach in rural areas” , creates the impression that teachers in rural areas are suffering,...
‘Varsity doesn’t prepare us to teach in rural areas’
‘Varsity doesn’t prepare us to teach in rural areas’
Being a teacher is not an easy job in the first place, but nothing you learn at university prepares you for teaching in rural areas. Having to...
KZN pupils head to court over school transport
KZN pupils head to court over school transport
Pupils from 12 schools in KwaZulu-Natal - who brave the weather and crime on their long walk to school every day - will pack into the KwaZulu-Natal...
Damning rural schools report suppressed
Damning rural schools report suppressed
A report held back by the basic education department shows rampant cronyism, shockingly bad sanitation, union interference and teacher...
Making education more homely
Making education more homely
When my primary school English teacher once asked me what education I had received during the summer vacation, I was perplexed. All along, I had...
Rural KZN school gets A+ for pass rates
Rural KZN school gets A+ for pass rates
Recently I wrote about how the selection of pupils studying either maths or maths literacy is being manipulated by certain schools and provinces in...
At Kharkams, they learn by heart
At Kharkams, they learn by heart
Somewhere on the N7 highway, in northern Namaqualand on the road from Cape Town to Namibia, you'll find three towns about 100km before...
The schools that defy the odds
The schools that defy the odds
Just before last year's matric exams began, Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga issued an open letter apologising to grade 12 pupils....
Rural schools beat the odds
Rural schools beat the odds
A group of dedicated teachers, many of them from Zimbabwe, has been producing a string of distinctions in mathematics and science in one of the...
Sexual abuse rampant at rural schools
Sexual abuse rampant at rural schools
Mpumalanga's education department has dismissed 60 teachers for sexually abusing pupils in the past five years, the province's education minister,...
Opening up young minds
Opening up young minds
Pre-schools are fun for toddlers and important for their physical, mental and social development. But many children in rural areas do not have an...

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