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 tapes kids’ mouths shut

2014-03-05 09:34

Art teacher tapes the mouths shut of entire class of giggling 10 year olds.

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?

Fatter paycheck for some KZN teachers

2010-11-19 11:25

KwaZulu-Natal grade R teachers will receive a salary increase before the end of November, says the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union.


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.

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.

'Unions did not object to deductions'

2011-03-11 08:56

Unions did not object to the implementation of the "no work, no pay" policy for teachers who participated in last year's public sector strike, says a government spokesperson.

Why are teachers failing?

2010-02-04 09:46

Sex abuse, bad marks and protesting parents: the teaching profession is under fire.

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