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.

Two women tell SA story

Opinion

Together, Momberg and Madikizela-Mandela tell a much larger South African story.

Jonathan Jansen | OR’s example sadly lacking

Opinion

He was baptised at least three times – by Evangelicals, Methodists and Anglicans. As a high school pupil he achieved ...

Jonathan Jansen | Selection a complex matter

Opinion

Is there really a race row “again” at UCT, as one media outlet would have us believe? “Facts are stubborn things,” ...

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