Time to admit school year over, and make proper plans for learning at home

Opinion

Dear basic education minister Angie Motshekga By now you must realise that, despite your best efforts, you cannot ...

Schools future Petri dishes for acceleration of coronavirus infections

Opinion

The government in SA reopened its schools while we were still climbing towards the peak of coronavirus infections and ...

Youth of pandemic can learn much from youth who survived protests

Opinion

In this week that we commemorate June 16, the children of the protests need to sit down with the children of the ...

Awareness, intellectual humility are key to behavioural studies

Opinion

White academics have no right to question black people’s behaviour without self-awareness, humility and caution

State ineptitude puts more lives at risk

Opinion

On one single day this week the minister of basic education declared that schools would only reopen on June 8; the ...

It's not the time to start muzzling scientists

Opinion

It’s all too easy for SA to fall back into the repressive ways of apartheid. It’s up to us to stop it happening

So many opportunities missed again

Opinion

While we wait, this is the speech the president did not make. My fellow South Africans,  I begin with an apology for ...

Unlikely that parents will rush their children back to school

Opinion

Would you send your bundle of joy into harm’s way? Of course not. The instinct of a parent is to protect your child at ...

Privileged schools can help those heading into chaos

Opinion

Warning. There is great despair among many of our teachers and your government is about to make it worse.

Advice for matrics in the year of the pandemic

Opinion

Dear Grade 12 pupil. I have received many calls from the Grade 12 class of 2020 and their parents over the past few ...

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