Category: Education

The dire state of the education system in South Africa

Ever since the dismantlement of Apartheid, where the Education system was rife with inequalities against the black-majority population, there has been small strides taken by the elected democratic government to improve the Education system. Even though there has been some progress in the sense that…

Of literacy and love

Reading-for-joy as a strategy for development must be a priority on South Africa’s agenda. In fact, it needs to be our next big revolution, says Dr Sebabatso Manoeli. As Literacy Month ended in September, it is vital that our literacy woes do not fall to…

Dont colour our rainbow grey

There have been a few watchmen on the towers of education in South Africa in the past, but now it is time for all parents to step up and defend their basic rights to choose their children’s education. A dictatorship-styled state school plans to march…

The role of educators in a changing world

“Education is the mother of all professions”, this is the adage that continues to provide inspiration to countless educators across the world who tirelessly serve the profession with commitment and passion. Educators affect learners’ lives in a positive and profound way; they shape their minds…