In 2006, with US troops occupying Iraq, the great historian and humanitarian Howard Zinn1 expressed his desire for the end of the war: “My hope is that the memory of death and disgrace will be so intense that the people of the United States will be able to listen to a message that the rest of the world, sobered by wars without end, can also understand: that war itself is the enemy of the human race.”
The new iCentre at St Mary’s School, Waverley, in Johannesburg, takes us into the 21st century to facilitate teaching and learning in an interactive and interconnected world.
Her classroom is bright with colourful posters depicting shapes, numbers and thinking skills, creating an atmosphere of place of safety and learning.
Last term, Western Province Preparatory School (WPPS) in Claremont, Cape Town, implemented the COOL TO BE ME Grade 6 programme for the fifth consecutive year.
Sacred Heart College in Observatory is a beacon of excellence tucked away in Observatory in Johannesburg. It has also recently rejoined ISASA.