All Blog Posts Tagged 'teachers' (10)

Getting ready for matric exams?

What you need to succeed

At Eduloan we aim to unlock your potential, so we have compiled a list of things that you can keep in mind while getting ready for your matric exams:

Study Tip One

Focus on time management! Compile a…


Added by Bronwyn Newman on May 14, 2013 at 9:50 — No Comments

Rules of weighing school bags and text books

I was totally shocked to see this morning that my daughter could not get her lunch in her school bag because of all her books and textbooks. No, she is not in High School but only in Grade 6. She was forced to get and extra bag to take her books in.


I asked her why does she have all your books everyday and she said she needs it for homework.


I am shocked to think that there is no management from the teachers that offers the various subjects. She has homework…


Added by Bronwyn Newman on January 30, 2013 at 7:33 — 7 Comments

Heroic teacher recounts US school shooting

Newtown, Connecticut - The 15 first graders cowered in a dark, barricaded bathroom as gunfire boomed outside, shot after shot after shot killing their classmates and teachers.

Terrified as they were, their teacher played loving mother hen, even as she feared they - ages 6 and 7 - and she were next and would die any minute.

Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Kaitlin Roig cried, sniffled and fidgeted as she recounted her harrowing and…


Added by Bronwyn Newman on December 15, 2012 at 21:57 — No Comments

Teacher paid for 8 years' sick leave

Durban - A KwaZulu-Natal teacher who has been on sick leave for eight years has been receiving a salary from the education department, The Witness reported on Friday.

The teacher, from Zululand, had not been in the classroom since October 15 2004 and had cost the department R397 911 for 1 615 teaching days.

Another teacher from the eThekwini region last taught on April 18 2007 costing the department R1 022 484 for the…


Added by Bronwyn Newman on November 16, 2012 at 12:20 — No Comments

How can we help teachers build skills for "handling difficult learners?"

We started our pro-bono Dream Dynasty programme at Centenary Secondary School, in Durban on Wednesday 25/9/2012.

The Dream Dynasty – Focusing on the Dream in Education

Aims of the Dream Dynasty

  1. To build highly-prepared, well-supported, values-based and mentored dream-focused school leavers – who know what they want from life and know how to get it.
  2. To create a safe and…

Added by Brian V Moore on September 28, 2012 at 13:11 — No Comments

Stop politicising education, Gigaba urges

Johannesburg - People must stop politicising education, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigabasaid on Monday.

"All of us have an important task of ensuring that we leave a legacy that ensures that the African child receives the best education standard possible," Gigaba said.

"We therefore need…


Added by Bronwyn Newman on February 8, 2012 at 14:55 — No Comments


IEB stands for the Independent Examinations Board. It is an assessment body that is accredited by Umalusi, the South African statutory body responsible for quality assurance for school and adult assessments. The IEB offers external assessment in accordance with legislation and Umalusi directives for schools registered with it at Grade 9 and Grade 12, at which point successful learners are awarded the National Senior Certificate and for adult learning from ABET Level One through to NQF Level…


Added by Bronwyn Newman on January 10, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

Request for Papers IJ of Mentoring and Coaching in Education

The editors are currently seeking papers for the International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education (IJMCE), to be launched in 2012. IJMCE publishes cutting edge research and substantial in-process reports and theoretical accounts of mentoring and coaching in educational contexts, including schools, colleges and universities.

IJMCE provides overviews of how mentoring and coaching are evolving…


Added by sylvia hammond on May 25, 2011 at 20:38 — No Comments

Resolutions of SA Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) stakeholder meeting

Dumisani Dakile, COSATU Gauteng Provincial, 22 March 2011

SADTU in Gauteng convened a meeting with the following role players in the education system, COSATU, NASGB, ANC, COSAS and SACP to brief and discuss with them the current challenges facing the education system in the Soweto Township.

The meeting deliberated on the challenges and resolved as follows.

-          All the progressive forces will need to bring stability to the education of the working class people in…


Added by sylvia hammond on March 22, 2011 at 17:24 — No Comments

Whose business is this strike? More questions than answers.

For more than a week public sector strikers have been picketing vital public services of health and education. Why?

In a Business Day article yesterday (25.8.2010) John Brand refers to the Constitutional right to strike suggesting that “A violent class war by workers against employers is not the…


Added by sylvia hammond on August 27, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments

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