Teachers Upfront

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.


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