Browsing All posts tagged under »teachers«

Where political expediency trumps education

December 13, 2015


How better for a government facing severe criticism for it performance on the education front than to burnish its image by providing an illusion of improved school performance?

SA education: testing, love & ANA

September 27, 2015


To test or not to test? That is not the question. But it is the way the current row about basic education has largely been presented in South Africa. And it is a disaster in the making.

Union hopes for education for all

March 27, 2011


Education in South Africa, with few exceptions, is in a shambles and in dire need of major repair. That much was made clear in the mass demonstration outside parliament this week by thousands of school students supported by parents, teachers and the teacher unions. They were calling for equal, quality education for all. A few […]