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Online versus contact learning amidst Covid-19


 

As the reality of the novel coronavirus started to hit home, one could not help but notice that some of the reaction to the pandemic was nothing short of hysteria. Between the government’s sensible response to the Covid-19 threat and the frenzied reaction by some public officials, politicians and some sections of society, it was […]

South African edu-tech trailblazer Phemelo Segoe shares her insights


 

This Women’s Month we speak to digital education pioneer, Phemelo Segoe, the operations manager of Tuta-Me, who is helping to enable thousands of high school learners across South Africa to practice maths and science online from their mobile device.  What excites you most about the work you do within the edu-tech space?  The real impact. […]

Lessons in lockdown learning; How schools can cope better


 

After reopening briefly, public schools across the country have had to face the reality of shutting down again for four weeks from 27 July as the Covid-19 pandemic escalates. While this is to protect learners and teachers, the reality is that it further creates a very disruptive learning environment.  This is why it’s now time […]

INNOVATION

South African edu-tech trailblazer Phemelo Segoe shares her insights

This Women’s Month we speak to digital education pioneer, Phemelo Segoe, the operations manager of Tuta-Me, who is helping to enable thousands of high...

EDUCATION

What are we really celebrating this Women’s Day?

When capitalism is in crisis, it turns on women, people of colour, LGBTI++ groups and other minority groups. We have seen this throughout history....

ECONOMICS

Access to reliable water supply key to women empowerment

It is August and Women’s Month again, but this year the celebration of Women’s Day on August 9 and Women’s Month throughout the month...