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.

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Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

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Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences