Thursday, 7 February 2013

[Opinion] Declaring Teaching an Essential Service is Reactionary

Our coordinator Nomalanga Mkhize recently wrote an article for YouthLab, a think tank for young South Africans who are forging new political and intellectual paths in our democracy.

The article argues that declaring teaching an essential service will do nothing to solve the problems in the education system and only has the effect of disenfranchising good teachers because of the unprofessional behaviour of their peers.

You can follow YouthLab on Twitter @YouthLabZA or visit their website

Read the excerpt below and click on it to read the whole article on the YouthLab website:

Monday, 4 February 2013

Visitors from St. Olaf College, Minnesota

Our ECD was visited by students from St Olaf College in the United States.

Read their write up here St Olaf Visit
St. Olaf College students visit Schauderville, Port Elizabeth, January 2013
 pic: courtesy St Olaf