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We can’t expect learners and teachers to function optimally right now

It may well be that we have warm bodies in schools, but to think their minds are highly productive is a reach

Cape Town learners identify as coloured; the curriculum and teachers say they’re Biko black

The teenagers, who clearly understood that race is fluid – some even changed their identity – felt shunned. If race is socially constructed, they should not be ignored.

Teachers test Covid-19 positive

Many schools are still not coronavirus ready for learners and teachers to return

High-risk teachers vulnerable to Covid-19 now know how they will be treated

Protocols have now been established for school educators who are aged 60 and above and for those with comorbidities

Tips to manage the heavy load of lockdown learning

Even those schools with online structures in place were not prepared for the emotional and cognitive demands this approach brings

We should be worried about children going back to school

Personal protective equipment had not been delivered to all schools, some had not been cleaned and some provinces were still in a process of recruiting people who will be responsible for screening for Covid-19

It’ll take teachers with a can-do attitude to pick up the school year

Schools are to start a phased reopening from June 1, but Covid-19 protocols must be in place. And teachers will also have to deal with learners’ and parents’ uncertainty created by the pandemic

To the teachers of South Africa: We salute you

Teachers are probably some of the most undervalued people in society and often criticised for being ineffective or being chastised for this, that and the other.

Initial teacher education must be prioritised

Education and the education of teachers is already a complex issue and even more so in rapidly-changing global circumstances

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

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Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

Press Releases

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

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