Teacher Training

Teachers, pull yourselves together and prepare your lessons

Educators need to stop playing victim and plan to teach in less favourable conditions

Teacher development lost in the focus on matric results

The development and investment in teachers shouldn't be an option but completely necessaty

Good teacher graduates emerge when their studies combine theory and reality

The University of Johannesburg has set up a school in Soweto to teach children and student teachers.

Let’s support, not scare off, new teachers

Inducting novice educators helps keep them in the profession and boosts learner outcomes.

Good teachers are in short supply

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

Policy isn’t a great part of our sums

New proposals to train better maths teachers ignore many schools’ resource constraints.

South Africa, learn to love your teachers

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

Social tech keeps teachers classy

Good mentoring and networking forums can be used to help newly qualified teachers to adjust, writes Barbara Dale-Jones.

Government’s new plan for student success

The state’s teaching development grants to universities are being wholly rethought.

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.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it