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Posts tagged as “education”

Dispelling a stereotype: Women in the Arab Gulf

By Richard Ferraris Stereotypes. The fast food of our intellectual age. They are available on every corner and appeal to every taste. In the developed…

A sausage machine called education

The red ball bounces across the classroom while about fifty pairs of kiddies’ eyes stare enthralled, counting the number of bounces, seven, eight, nine… The…

Debating universities’ admissions policies

By Khethelo Xulu Reading what other young people in the country think about the future and the direction the country is taking is thought-provoking. As…

Oppression, disabilities and our children

Long, long ago we knew we needed words for what is truly precious in the times of oppression — and there were, and will be,…

Do schools kill creativity?

By Athambile Masola As a new teacher, I have a vested interest in education and I’m always wondering about how to be innovative. I recently…

Racism in schools: a teacher’s perspective

By WR Terblanche Between me and the other world there is ever an unasked question: unasked by some through feelings of delicacy; by others through…

What is the purpose of our education?

By Mario Meyer Tony Blair once said: “Ask me my three main priorities for government, and I tell you: education, education and education.” It is…