Eskom failures a lesson for all

Opinion

To begin with, the crisis in Eskom teaches us something vital about how South Africans deal with such misery in ...

Exasperation we all can express

Opinion

How and why does a clumsy 19-year-old who rides her bike into a rugby post become an instant celebrity?

Need diversity in teaching staff

Opinion

“We can’t find good black teachers.”I have heard that lament so often among middle class schools – [former] white, ...

Education counters gullibility

Opinion

Not since Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead have South Africans been so intrigued, this time by the resurrection of a ...

Hope springs from the ashes

Opinion

On March 10 2017, 13-year-old Rene Roman was sent to the shop to buy chips. Her life was about to end. Rene would be ...

Is Unisa too big to fail?

Opinion

Is Unisa (the University of South Africa) too big to fail?

Future of education lies with us

Opinion

Once again a terrible human tragedy brought out the worst and the best in us.

Resisting the tendency to sort

Opinion

We classify children according to our assessment of their ability to do mathematics or to read fluently or to recite ...

Get primary basics right first

Opinion

Since the Sona debate of 2018 the minister seems gripped by the allure of hi-tech gadgets for our schools.

No reason to separate children

Opinion

Throughout SA, and abroad, children enter classrooms with different language backgrounds at all levels of formal ...

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