Teacher Skills

Lifetime Achievement Award

'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

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams out, Jackson Mthembu takes over

Communications minister suspended for two months after violating lockdown regulations

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world