The South African government has just tabled a bill that will make home schooling your children much more difficult - and much, much more expensive. For a start home-schooled scholars will become subject to annual state education assessments from state educators (which parents will have to pay extra for, of course). What is more, several … Continue reading What are they teaching you?
The Elephant in the room
It is no secret. South Africa’s education system is simply not working. We are failing to educate our children so miserably that The Department of Basic Education has now proposed Grade 7, 8 and 9 learners only have to achieve 20% to “pass” maths. This is a great idea if we want to keep pupils … Continue reading The Elephant in the room
Leave those kids alone
Have you read Seth Godin's manifesto on how formal education is broken - and some possible ways to fix it? If you haven't, I recommend you do so now. Well worth an hour of your time.
Do you really even want a degree?
Is your education as valuable as you think it is?