Education

Universities in Africa ‘don’t understand what they are’

No one is going to beat the African drum if we don’t do it. Universities must be wary of giving up their strengths for the sake of ‘radical transformation’ The post Universities in Africa ‘don’t understand what they are’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

United Nations: State, private sector, civil society must seriously boost spending on education

Around the world, education systems are struggling to equip learners with the values, skills and knowledge needed to thrive in a rapidly changing world The post United Nations: State, private sector, civil society must seriously boost spending on education appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng: From learning under a tree to international recognition

How the UCT vice chancellor used education to transcend circumstance The post Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng: From learning under a tree to international recognition appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

The school report card needs to be reinvented

The standard report card provides little information about the child beyond their capacity to remember what they have been taught The post The school report card needs to be reinvented appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Race on to replace UJ vice-chancellor Tshilidzi Marwala

Some groups are putting their weight behind an African candidate and others favour a woman The post Race on to replace UJ vice-chancellor Tshilidzi Marwala appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

‘Change the knowledge economy into a knowledge democracy’

Teaching students critical literacy, greater collaboration among institutions and datafication are crucial The post ‘Change the knowledge economy into a knowledge democracy’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

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