One of the products of mankind’s scientific endeavours has been a paradigm shift from an anthropic and geocentric view of the universe, where we as humans and the earth were viewed as the focal point of the cosmos around which all celestial objects moved, to the realisation that our place in the universe is a virtually infinitesimal subsystem of the solar system.
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 […]
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. […]
The concept and the practice of independent education differ from country to country.
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.”