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Teachers pool tricks of the trade

Everyone in the classroom benefits when educators share their know-how.

Teaching that embraces difference

Education law and classroom mindsets are still not accommodating "disabled" pupils properly.

Don’t be afraid of assessments at school

They are a source of useful information that can help to make teaching better.

Turning multilingual classrooms into rich resources

The latest Teachers Upfront seminar offered ideas to teacher for how they can enhance teaching in a multilingual classroom.

Puzzling over the teaching of teachers

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

Enriching public discourse about teaching and teachers

A strategic partnership to enrich public discourse about teaching and teachers.

Reading is the write way to go

But a mindset shift among teachers is needed to encourage reading across the curriculum.

Images can bring words to vivid life

Classroom communication should supplement language with visuals and movement, experts say.

Language policy lets pupils down

In South Africa, children are exposed to their language of instruction far too late and for too few hours a week, which cripples their learning

The ABC of boosting literacy

Academics say the approach to language must change to give students the best chance of success.

Networks bring results for teachers

Interacting with experts and one's peers in the field is invaluable, according to educators.

Calling all teachers

The <i>Mail & Guardian</i> invites you to the next Teachers Upfront dialogue.

Put teacher development first

System-wide improvement in basic education is inextricably linked to increased professionalism.

A delicate balance

Is an over-emphasis on the rights of teachers damaging the rights of learners?

The school that the whole community built

Children are set up for success if teachers, parents and local networks work together

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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren’t at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

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