I recently saw the following question posted on www.edchatsa.co.za, “Is there still place for a teacher-librarian in a modern school?”. What I find more interesting than the question itself is, what is a ‘modern’ school. There are those who believe that the biggest priority of a school, in order to be classified as ‘modern’, is [...]
It was previously announced by the Minister of Basic Education that the new curriculum (the CAPSs) would be introduced in 2012. We have now learned that all that is definite at this stage is that the CAPSs for the Foundation Phase will be implemented then. The Minister is due to make an announcement in the near future about the other phases.