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Self-directed learning is vital to educational success

The idea of self-directed learning by an engaged and enthusiastic learner is often hailed as the ultimate goal in education. Why then are so few curricula geared towards empowering learners to take ownership of their own learning?...

Issued by Impak 1 hour ago

Ruling on policy-making authority of school governing bodies

When the Constitutional Court pronounces on the powers of school governing bodies, its decision is especially resonant and important to note, as only 4.1% of the country's 12.8 million learners are at independent schools, leaving the majority to deal with public schools or independent schools, receiving state subsidies...

By Ashley Pillay and Yana van Leeve 1 day ago

EduWeek focuses on 'Sustainable Development in Education'

'Sustainable Development in Education' is the theme of this year's EduWeek with SABC Education powered by Intel being held at Gallagher Convention Centre Midrand from 29-30 June 2016...

21 Jun 2016

GIBS youth survey reveals political interests of SA youth

The GIBS youth survey of high school students revealed that, despite what the older generation may think, youth are following political issues rather than specific politicians...

16 Jun 2016

CTICC commemorates Youth Day with special programme

For the third year running, the CTICC hosted youth from Cape Town to commemorate Youth Day with a special Youth Day programme...

16 Jun 2016

What you need to know about the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship

The scholarship will provide the brightest Grade 6 learners across South Africa with the opportunity to map their future...

16 Jun 2016

Beatboxing the Constitution in celebration of Youth Month

In celebration of Youth Month, the Ichikowitz Family Foundation is launching the next phase of their #IamConstitution campaign for high school learners...

15 Jun 2016

There is still hope for SA to play in the premier league

Chantell Ilbury uses a sports analogy to discuss South Africa's competitiveness and highlights factors South Africa must take note of if it wants to be part of the global playing field...

By Derick van der Walt 14 Jun 2016

Sphere, Pearson deal to develop classrooms of the future

Sphere will acquire a 22.5% stake in Pearson South Africa...

13 Jun 2016

New FUNda Leader campaign to build SA reading culture

The Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign launched an initiative on International Children's Day, 1 June, to motivate South Africans to become champions of literacy...

10 Jun 2016

Philippi ECD Centres receive R12m investment to date

Having undergone a comprehensive upgrade from the Rotary Club of Claremont, in partnership with the Lewis Group, three Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres in Philippi, Cape Town were officially handed over...

9 Jun 2016

Building a nation through education

Curro Holdings is a sponsor of the "Education" breakaway session on 8 June during the course of the Vision 2030 Summit. Speaking, as a panelist, is the CEO of Curro Holdings, Dr Chris van der Merwe...

Issued by Topco Media 2 Jun 2016

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