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Improve schools by having restorative justice and teaching learners more than content
Improve schools by having restorative justice and teaching learners more than content
High levels of ill-discipline and violence characterise many South African schools. The landscape has seen the erosion of teachers’ authority,...
EDITORIAL: We ignore our children’s future
EDITORIAL: We ignore our children’s future
Beyond all the noise — the politics and the Twitter spats between politicians — are South Africans who are grappling with serious...
Faction fights in KZN turn school playgrounds into battlefields
Faction fights in KZN turn school playgrounds into battlefields
Long-standing feuds between adults are playing out at schools, with the violence forcing them to be closed for long periods. Bongekile Macupe...
Investing in education: The case for independent schools in SA
Investing in education: The case for independent schools in SA
Inadequate funding for education is not the key challenge facing South Africa’s struggling public education system; rather, the inefficient...
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
Frans lives by the adage: “Everything and anything is possible. And if you think it, you can do it!” This has been his motto for the past 38...
Excellence in Teaching Mathematics (FET)
Excellence in Teaching Mathematics (FET)
Farzana Suliman owes her inspiration to becoming a teacher to her former teachers, who were undoubtedly good role models. She says teaching gives...
Securing the right to education
Securing the right to education
In the uprisings of mid-2016 in Vuwani, Limpopo, over 20 schools were burnt to the ground, including Vhafamadi Secondary School.
Women prove that social franchising can work
Women prove that social franchising can work
The four women carry the pride of their achievements like mothers who have given birth to newborn babies. Nozibele Mbasa, Nocawe Luphulwana,...
Champion of the learning foundation phase dies
Champion of the learning foundation phase dies
The death of education MEC Mandla Makupula has left a difficult void to fill in education in the Eastern Cape. Makupula was the longest-serving...
​Home education – is it a possible solution?
​Home education – is it a possible solution?
There’s a scrimmage of 40 Grade 1 learners in front of their new class. They bundle in and sit on their chairs. There is good discipline in the...
What's PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?
What's PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?
Enveloped by a thick, choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi has declared a public health emergency.
'We're not racist; just give coloureds a chance'
'We're not racist; just give coloureds a chance'
In Klipspruit West, south of Johannesburg, children are playing in the streets in the middle of the day in their pyjamas. Rocks barricade the streets...

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