"It is quite disturbing to read the comments. It seems a few buttons have been hit: Communism, socialism, government incompetence and corruption, free education, honorary doctorates, doing away with private education, youth leagues.
"Hi, if the above means that tertiary education should be affordable, I fully agree. Maybe based on last tax return. With the proviso that there is an entrance exam good enough to produce at least 80% throughput success. We are a…"
"Excellent article, which agrees 100% with my personal experience. However, one has to consider the differences in the workplaces in California and in South Africa, which would probably change the numbers quite significantly in RSA.
"Hi all, great topic, because ethics and morals impact in so many ways on our daily lives. When the dentist repeatedly overcharges you (cash patient) for injection not given, when the Citroen service advisor wants to solve…"
"The prof makes a valid point, however it is likely to be unimportant in the private sector, where ethics considerations have been swamped by the profit motive. The phenomenon of materialism resulting from the helter-skelter exploitation of fossil…"
"A fascinating, but maybe irrelevant question (as Shaun maintained) in today's largely immoral, unethical and valueless society. Educators, and that includes the obvious plus parents, grand parents and persons conveying…"
"One of new Minister Nzimande´s first reported statements lamented the almost complete waste of R8 Billion state funds in education. One can only hope that that his latest actions have nothing to do with "power and wisdom…"
Ex mechanical engineer, Trainer for welding and maths, maths course designer for everyday maths and foundation maths (see 'Citizenmaths' in www.klaas.co.za), aspiring social scientist (www.klaas.co.za).
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Dr Riemann & Assoc., Vuka Design (Pty) Ltd
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