Surviving the scary teacher

2015-12-10 10:12

Why having a scary teacher isn't always a bad thing.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.


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”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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