Teacher Skills

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'Start small but keep moving'

Department juggles teacher numbers

Universities produce school teachers but they’re needed for preschool, college and adult education.

Good teachers are in short supply

More people are training to be teachers but getting them into classrooms is fraught with problems.

Most of our new teachers can’t

The number of teachers graduating is no longer of concern, but their ability leaves much to be desired.

South Africa, learn to love your teachers

They are the lifeblood of the education system, and supporting them will make all the difference.

Pedagogy is a three-ring circus

A good education rests on the relationship between knowledge, teaching and learning.

Wanted: Help for new teachers

Despite policy, too few schools have formal mentoring programmes for staff.

Teacher education: grounds for cautious optimism

Teacher education is getting better, but it will be a while before this becomes evident.

Let us learn from maths mistakes

Don’t dismiss criticism of ‘maths myths’ – the ability to learn trumps good exam results.

When less intervention in education practices produces much more

But only with far 
better models of 
school management and teacher support.

Puzzling over the teaching of teachers

Varsities are rethinking how to produce clued-up professionals ready for the classroom.

173 KZN teachers found with fake qualifications

Teachers in the province have been giving lessons despite having forged qualifications, a long-term investigation has found.

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income