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Moot point, November 2011 »

[1 Nov 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

Should education be treated as a profit-making business, with schools operating on the basis of gaining the highest financial return on investment? Or is it a service that cannot fall into the sphere or profitable industry? How do we reconcile the need to run a sustainable organization with the imperative of providing quality education to […]

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[18 Feb 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

A space for alternate schools Note on behalf of ‘Alternative Schools’ with regard to certain provisions of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 Summary This is a representation by a group of educators who have been engaged with the running and development of Alternative Schools. This note attempts to articulate […]

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[4 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]

Love letters, pink hearts and red roses in the classroom? Is love in the air? As teachers how do you handle teenage infatuation? Share your tips with other teachers who face similar situations. “How relevant is the BEd to your teaching practice?” What language should children learn in? How do teachers cope with teaching in […]

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[10 Dec 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

Political and civil unrest, natural calamities…schools ordered to close…

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[10 Dec 2009 | 11 Comments | ]

How much of what you learn in the BEd programme is put to work in the way you approach your classes? What aspects of the curriculum do you feel have helped you in your work and what would you like to see changed, if you had to do it over? Write and share your ideas […]

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[10 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

What do you have to say about the introduction of a new language in the first years of a child’s education? “How relevant is the BEd to your teaching practice?” How do teachers cope with teaching in turbulent times? Dealing with puppy love