Education in the time of Covid-19

Education in the time of Covid-19

Connecting Schools and Communities Something interesting caught my attention when government went into action with the lockdown in the country – 10 000 community health care workers were deployed for mass community–based screenings, referral to clinics for testing,...
Leadership in Times of Covid-19

Leadership in Times of Covid-19

Essential Qualities, Skills and Practices The role of managers is to keep the trains running on time, to work with what is known and visible, sticking to policies, procedures and plans. But when we face a complex, unpredictable and invisible future, as with Covid-19,...
Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning

Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning

Out of concern that the nation’s schools—particularly those working with traditionally underserved populations—are not adequately preparing all students to succeed in college and careers, education policymakers have launched a series of major reform efforts in recent...
Learning does not occur in a vacuum

Learning does not occur in a vacuum

Much has been spoken and written about poor academic outcomes, problems in schools, the textbook debacle and the general failure of the different education stakeholders to deliver on their mandates to provide a quality education to all South Africa’s pupils....