Archive for March, 2013

Autumn 2013 edition now online

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Autumn 2013 edition now online

All articles from the autumn, 2013 edition reproduced online.

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Teaching: what is your why?

| March 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
Teaching: what is your why?

“Why would you (or anybody for that matter) want to be a teacher?” My answer to this frequently asked question was always a simple: “I just know.”

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The 21st century librarian

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The 21st century librarian

By Dianne de Villiers In the 21st century, what does a school librarian do? Things are moving so fast that it is not clear to many people exactly what modern teacher librarian practice is. The school library has changed radically due to the huge number of new tools and abilities we have today. When I […]

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Epworth School shares eco-experience

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Epworth School shares eco-experience

By Joan Lindegger and Cynthia Dibben Epworth School, in the heart of Scottsville in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, has been committed to making the world around it a better place for all since its inception 114 years ago. Times have changed, and emphases too, but the motto Fida, Humana, Fortis (Faith, Compassion, Courage) still underscores our mission. […]

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Choice, diversity, excellence: schools, Scotland and independence

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Choice, diversity, excellence: schools, Scotland and independence

The concept and the practice of independent education differ from country to country.

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More male mentors, urges Nobel Laureate

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More male mentors, urges Nobel Laureate

Twenty years ago, if I had been standing on this platform addressing new graduates of the University of the Witwatersrand, I would probably have begun by saying, “What a pleasure it is to see so many young women among you. You are certainly beginning to assert your rightful place in the world.”

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Tips for teachers

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Tips for teachers

At the beginning of the year, the classroom walls are bare.

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Getting to grips with our languages

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Getting to grips with our languages

My mother, who would “avoid clichés like the plague”, still relished the occasional proverb or expression that summed up how she felt about the significance (or lack of it) of a particular situation.

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What is different about The Key School?

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What is different about The Key School?

The Key School in Johannesburg educates children with autism between the ages of two and 12.

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New spaces for little faces – the Maragon preschool

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New spaces for little faces – the Maragon preschool

Maragon Private School has opened a state-of-the-art centre of excellence for preschoolers.

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Ridgeway and Sumbandila: a unique experiment in outreach

| March 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
Ridgeway and Sumbandila: a unique experiment in outreach

Nowadays, we know that certain values and attitudes and social and personal skills necessary for the development of the student’s full human potential, are more effectively acquired through organised, goal-oriented interaction with the community than through classroom lessons.

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