Why SA hasn’t collapsed

Opinion

If this economy does not grow soon, the prospects of new jobs are dismal.

History easily politicised

Opinion

Black nationalists are no different from white nationalists – their goal is to impress their version of history on the ...

Education yields good return

Opinion

There is no shortage of education sceptics these days.

A teachable moment for SA

Opinion

When Ashwin Willemse called me out of the blue to meet for coffee some time ago, I was excited and knew exactly what I ...

Professorships must be earned

Opinion

There is a fraud we seldom talk about. It concerns the way in which the title “professor” is attached to people ...

Class interests and aspirations

Opinion

Try to answer this question honestly. If your child is at a former white South African school and over time the ...

What is your degree worth?

Opinion

I remember the moment with great clarity. During a workshop at a certain university, the senior lecturer said to me as ...

Fully present in the moment

Opinion

In schools, we cannot even assume that teachers and principals are physically present.

Leadership the problem

Opinion

It is a common perception that “if only there was more money” we could solve the problems of education in South Africa.

Reconciliation still needed

Opinion

On July 8 this year Nelson Mandela (born in 1918) would have been 100 years old.

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