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3 Reasons to be Hopeful for the Future of Education in SA

With pink finger nails on my left hand, a sore neck and a slightly bent finger, I have returned from marking the English Home Language Paper 3 exam paper written during the NSC exams in November. This leftie is tired. But also inspired. This was my third year marking for the NSC exams and will not be my last.

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NEEDU Report released

On 2 May 2013, the first NEEDU Report (for 2012) was released. What follows is a selective, adapted summary of the report, which confirms that all is not well in the SA education system.   Background The National Education Evaluation and Development Unit (NEEDU) is a unit which is independent of that part of the […]

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The more things change … the more they stay the same!

“Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers.” Does this sound familiar to parents […]

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