DIY year-end gifts for teachers

2015-11-05 16:19

Great ways to say thank you to the teachers who have made a mark on your children's lives.

Who’s testing our teachers?

2015-10-05 14:11

An education think-tank has called for a more stringent evaluation of teacher competence and says the current instruments are “woefully inadequate”

8 classroom characters we try to forget

2015-08-03 14:37

Are you familiar with the different characters in your child's classroom?

Teachers need your help

2015-07-29 11:09

5 things teachers want parents to know

Structured play in kindergarten may improve grades

2014-11-20 14:13

A study found that structured play among kindergarteners leads to improved reading, vocabulary and math scores that persist into first grade.

'Teachers get too many holidays!'

2014-07-11 10:28

“You teachers are lucky you have so many holidays, I wish I had your job”

Teacher’s racy photo shoot suspension

2014-02-18 11:14

US teacher’s steamy job-on-the-side creates uncomfortable atmosphere.

Sadtu: Teachers must be prepared

2012-10-28 14:44

Teachers must be on time, thoroughly prepared and professional, says the SA Democratic Teachers' Union.

Naptosa: Teachers will not benefit

2012-06-20 17:17

Teachers will not benefit from a new pay offer by the state for public servants, says teachers' union Naptosa.

Laptop programme runs out of cash

2011-09-20 08:07

A government programme worth more than half a billion rand to supply public schools' teachers with laptop computers has run out of cash, according to a report.


Teachers share "monster parent" tactics

2015-10-09 12:51

If you know someone who places unreasonable demands on teachers, you know a monster parent. See to what lengths some parents will go!

Inside Labour: The real facts about ANA

2015-09-25 07:55

Terry Bell explains why five teacher unions oppose the government’s unilateral imposition of the annual national assessment.

State ‘is working on teacher numbers’ in wake of violent protests in PE

2015-07-29 14:24

The shortage of teachers nationwide is increasing dramatically, with only 416 000 teachers for more than 12.8 million pupils.

How to fix SA's alarmingly low reading rates

2015-06-24 21:15

Teachers who are competent to teach reading are essential to achieve the national goals for reading literacy, according to an academic.

The best teacher we never had

2014-08-12 10:01

Robin Williams’s role in Dead Poet’s Society transformed our ideas about educators.

Teachers work in toxic environments

2014-04-09 11:10

South African teachers are disgruntled, overworked and stressed, and work in toxic environments. They are furthermore being bullied by colleagues and school management.

R2.3bn paid to surplus teachers

2013-02-03 09:50

An amount of R2.3bn is being paid by the education department to teachers whose posts were abolished, the Sunday Times reports.

Conversations with a rural school teacher

2012-09-10 15:13

Overworked and underpaid - South Africa's teachers are struggling.

E Cape seeks bailout to pay teachers

2012-01-05 09:35

The Eastern Cape education department has approached the provincial treasury for a R15m bailout to settle salary arrears owed to teachers.

Passing the ethics buck

2011-08-18 18:49

Children need to learn ethics, says Kgalema Motlanthe. Agreed, but who is showing them the way?

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