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Fr Denni Thomas SAPS

31 Jan QUALITY AS SENSE-MAKING TO STAKE HOLDERS

Sitting within a system of education it is easy to limit the definition of quality in ways that are influenced by the historical experience of education within that system, the social and political expectations that are made of education, even the language that dominates discourse....

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27 Jan Overseas teacher recruitment drive

The government is planning an international recruitment drive for specialist maths and physics teachers for the first time since the 1970s. It is willing to pay up to £300,000 to recruit teachers from the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland and the US. It comes as the Migration Advisory...

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Global Academic Forum

15 Oct Towards a Holistic Curriculum

Significance of Learners’ Participation in Co-curricular Activities   Introduction   Holistic education has become a familiar topic within current education literature but there are conflicting opinions about what holistic education represents and a single definition remains elusive.   What is holistic education?   Holistic education does not exist in a single, consistent form....

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The Six A’s of Quality Education

02 Oct The Six A’s of Quality Education

Over the past several decades, developing countries have made remarkable progress in achieving quantitative education targets. Since the turn of the millennium, almost 50 million children around the world have gained access to basic education – and most are reaching completion. But as recent PISA data...

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24 Sep EDUCATION IS AN IMPORTANT WEAPON IN COMBATING THE WORLD’S PROBLEMS

The adoption last year by United Nations countries of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Agreement reflects a deep shift in development strategies.   The new agenda builds on an integrated vision of the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. Its...

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Quality Education in Developing Countries

21 Sep Quality Education in Developing Countries

Education is essential to economic development. Citizens who can read, calculate, and think critically have better economic opportunities, higher agricultural productivity, healthier children, and better reproductive health. Fundamental educational skills form the basis for all future learning, but today too many students across the developing...

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Academic Quality Audit Schools

12 Aug Challenging conventional wisdom about girl’s schooling

There are many stories about why children fail to enter, attend, or complete schooling, in places like Liberia. As a researcher with the Africa Gender Innovation Lab, I had the opportunity to examine this issue through an impact evaluation of the International Rescue Committee’s Sisters...

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