Archive for June, 2014

Winter 2014 edition now online

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Winter 2014 edition now online

All articles from the winter, 2014 edition reproduced online.

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Getting to grips with our languages

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment
Getting to grips with our languages

My students are a tired bunch.

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Vuleka SSB High School: the best results ever

| June 25, 2014 | 3 Comments
Vuleka SSB High School: the best results ever

The 2013 matric class of Vuleka SSB High School achieved a total of 55 distinctions – the best matric results in the Matric Centre’s 14-year history.

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Tips For Teachers

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tips For Teachers

My journey to establishing the first Positive Behavioural Interventions and Supports (PBIS) AFRICA School in South Africa began in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the US.

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Inclusion at United Herzlia Schools

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment
Inclusion at United Herzlia Schools

Herzlia School was established in 1940 and today has 10 campuses for 2 100 pupils from preschool through to Grade 12. The school serves both the Jewish and wider community of Cape Town.

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Autism spectrum disorder update – Part two

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Autism spectrum disorder update – Part two

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) becomes apparent in children within the first three years of life and affects the young brain’s normal development of social, communication and other skills.

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Kindermusik: A good beginning never ends

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kindermusik: A good beginning never ends

On 16 April 2014, the Kindermusik movement celebrated its 18th year of existence in South Africa.

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Where have all the leaders gone? 7 May 2014: a ‘teachable moment’

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Where have all the leaders gone? 7 May 2014: a ‘teachable moment’

On 7 May 2014, South Africans went to the polls for the fifth time since the dawn of democracy in 1994, to elect a government and leaders to take us forward for the next five years.

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The St John’s– Masibambane Teacher Internship Programme

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
The St John’s– Masibambane Teacher Internship Programme

South Africa’s inability to create equal education opportunities for all her children remains one of the greatest challenges of our fledgling democracy.

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Leading through a fiscal nightmare: The impact on principals and superintendents – Part two

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Leading through a fiscal nightmare: The impact on principals and superintendents – Part two

Our research revealed that in the current tough fiscal environment, school principals and superintendents1 feel they are being forced to provide greater levels of service with fewer resources.

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Tamping down the rhetoric on school choice

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tamping down the rhetoric on school choice

Rational minds can differ on most issues, but trouble arises when disagreement morphs into unproductive disdain.

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