You’ve probably heard of dyslexia, but have you heard of dyscalculia before? Maybe not, given that children with dyscalculia – or mathematical learning difficulties – are less likely to be diagnosed. In fact, research shows that children with dyslexia are more than a hundred times more likely to receive a diagnosis and educational support than children with dyscalculia. This is despite the fact that dyslexia
Fake credentials have become a global problem. The National Student Clearinghouse, a US NGO that offers a degree verification service, reports that falsified academic credentials are a serious, prevalent and ever-increasing problem. In 2015 the New York Times reported on a billion-dollar industry consisting of 3 300 “diploma mills”. These were fake universities that sold certificates for all levels of degrees, worldwide. Buying totally
Top Business Management Degrees in South Africa Higher Certificate in Business Management at Regent The Higher Certificate in Business Management (HCIBM) is a 1 year programme that provides an overview of the essentials of business management theory and practice. It is designed to provide a convenient and appropriate avenue into business management studies for those individuals whose objective is to gain employment
Every year about 190 000 South African students make the leap from high school to university. They land in the deep end of a learning and teaching environment that’s markedly different from school. And they’re expected to swim. Fortunately, around 15% of these first-year students land in the safety net of extended courses offered by universities and other tertiary institutions. This alternative pathway into higher
Have you ever wondered what Actors do ? Acting role involves the following: Read scripts and meet with agents and other professionals before accepting a role Audition in front of directors, producers, and casting directors Research their character’s personal traits and circumstances to portray the characters more authentically to an audience Memorize their lines Rehearse their lines and performance, including on
Are South African Law Degrees recognised Internationally? There are many Educational Institutions in South Africa and not all of them are registered, or even offering same level of education. If you want to obtain a Law Degree that is recognised internationally you need to do your research first to weigh Universities or Instituions international reputation. Most importantly, you should acknowledge that each
Apartheid Education As published by Learning Online Apartheid was a system of government in South Africa, abolished in 1994, which systematically separated groups on the basis of race classification. The Apartheid system of racial segregation was made law in South Africa in 1948, when the country was officially divided into four racial groups, White, Black, Indian and Coloureds (or people of mixed
Edited Abstract from: Going to University: The influence of Higher Education on the lives of young South Africans” (2018) Case, J., Marshall, D., McKenna, S. & Mogashana, D. African Minds. Financial access is extremely important for poor and working class students wanting to get a foot in the door at universities. But on its own this isn’t a guarantee of success. South
What happens when African philosophies and practices are placed at the centre of learning? How can teachers and students on the continent use the concepts of ubuntu (human interdependence) and ukama (relationality) to come up with homegrown solutions for societal and educational concerns? These were two of the questions we sought to answer when we set up a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Teaching for Change. It was
Shortening of December School Holidays – The increasing number of matriculants has forced teachers to have shorter summer holidays.
As published on School teachers are often told that they are lucky as they work half days and get school holidays off. But that is not really the truth. There are often long hours due to marking tests and essays as well as overseeing sports. And these hours are about to become even longer. The increasing number of matriculants has forced teachers to
Expert Opinion on The Fact that Teachers feel excluded from South Africa’s schools by race and culture"
On the article which was first published on The Conversation, by Professor Nuraan Davids: Emotions ran high at a high school south of Johannesburg in 2017 when the largely coloured community rejected the appointment of a black principal. A group of black teachers were also removed from the school because coloured parents didn’t want them there. The apartheid system delineated people using racial categories
School principals must have significant formal education. Learn about the education, job duties and licensure requirements to see if this is the right career for you. The principal of a school is like the center of a wheel. The principal keeps everything in line and in good working order. The principal is in charge of keeping the school working so that
Where can you study Teaching part time in South Africa You can still complete your Teaching studies without enrolling for full-time studies at an institution. Below are some of the institutions that can offer you Teaching Courses part-time: Damelin Lyceum WITS Embury Institute of Higher Education Unisa University of Western Cape
Is a Btech Degree equivalent to a Honours Degree in South Africa The NQF consist of 10 levels divided into three band; Levels 1 to 4 equate to high school grades 9 to 12 or vocational training, 5 to 7 are college diplomas and technical qualifications, 7 to 10 are university degrees. Levels Designation 1 Grade 9 2 Grade 10 and National (vocational) Certificates level 2 3 Grade 11