SA teachers skip classes

2017-08-13 06:00

Pupils lose about 40% of learning time every year in South African schools because teachers habitually skip classes, according to a study by the Centre for Development and Enterprise.

Local teacher bags award for excellence

2016-12-19 11:48

A passionate Pietermaritzburg schoolteacher has bagged a provincial award for excellence.

Updated: Teachers who have the most creative ways of teaching

2016-11-22 09:47

Sometimes sitting in a classroom and listening to a teacher drone on about various mind-boggling things can be the best sedative. But there are a few teachers out there who know just how to hold their classes' attention.

Unions welcome acting KZN Education head

2016-05-05 12:00

Teacher unions have welcomed the appointment of advocate Bheki Masuku as the acting head of the Department of Education in the province.

Non-working teachers shocked by non-payment

2016-02-16 11:14

Some KZN teachers were up in arms on Monday after the provincial Department of Education froze their salaries apparently for not showing up for work over a period.

Free Printables: Thank you card for teachers

2015-12-03 13:40

Print this card for your child's teacher and have them colour it in.

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.


Hilarious: maths teacher kicks off new year with a song

2017-01-20 15:29

Remember that funny thing that happened in class? We all have a story to share... these kids have a video.

How to solve SA maths crisis? Not by failing pupils, says education expert

2016-12-14 16:19

Outrage about possibly allowing students to pass to the next grade with only 20% in maths hides a crisis in mathematics teaching and learning across all years, says an expert.

Teaching at home and in the work place

2016-11-17 15:46

Good teachers impart sound knowledge and eager learners will cherish this acquisition for life. After all it is priceless and no one can steal or take away the knowledge you have.

Pupils pay tribute to two inspirational teachers ‘huge loss to community’

2016-02-16 12:15

The deaths of two beloved city teachers have resulted in an outpouring of tributes from their former pupils and the colleagues they worked with.

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.

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.

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