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Continual learning allows young and old to thrive
Continual learning allows young and old to thrive
A friend turned 80 last week. She hosted an exceptional birthday party at her home, inviting family and friends.
Excellence in Special Needs Teaching
Excellence in Special Needs Teaching
Teaching learners tangible skills that they can use to face the real life challenges they encounter every day is the most important legacy Hannelie...
What do teachers really ‘make’?
What do teachers really ‘make’?
I began my working life as a teacher and at a function a few weeks ago hosted by a friend, a guest — one of those “new money” types...
‘Only at 40 did I start to rise’
‘Only at 40 did I start to rise’
High school English teachers always have something to mark.
Research: More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV
Research: More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV
More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV and most of these teachers can be found in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Eastern...
Open source is the future of teaching
Open source is the future of teaching
The work of teaching in developing countries is often hindered by an absence of basic resources, a lack of infrastructure, as well as underfunding,...
Unions slam plans to ‘outsource’ exams for tens of millions of rands
Unions slam plans to ‘outsource’ exams for tens of millions of rands
Teachers and teacher unions have slammed a department of basic education plan to outsource the setting of exam questions at a cost of millions of...
Inspirational ways to teach the teacher
Inspirational ways to teach the teacher
Research shows that an inspiring and informed teacher is the most important school-related factor influencing learner performance. Given the poor...
​Smart teaching gives kids the tools to learn
​Smart teaching gives kids the tools to learn
September is Literacy Month and in South Africa, where nearly 30% of grade 4 learners — the critical grade where children move on from...
​Naptosa rejects Gauteng department of education’s new teacher requirements
​Naptosa rejects Gauteng department of education’s new teacher requirements
The Gauteng education department has been forced to withdraw a controversial examination circular following objections by the provincial branch of...
Teaching posts for 'sale' harms education
Teaching posts for 'sale' harms education
The role labour unions must play in the life of every employee can never be disavowed. Even if we think of teaching as an essential service, it is...
Shanghai’s maths teachers have the formula for learning
Shanghai’s maths teachers have the formula for learning
Earlier this month, I welcomed 68 secondary mathematics teachers from Shanghai to Britain who spent three weeks teaching in our schools. Now in its...

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