1. B

    Where can I study to be a teacher through distance learning in South Africa?

    Hey everyone. I`m currently studying to be a teacher at a public university in South Africa, but I want to transfer my studies to a distance learning institution. UNISA won`t tell me which modules I will be exempted from until I register with them and pay my study fees (which is a major risk I...
  2. LazyLion

    Teachers Picket in Durban

    Hundreds of SA Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) members picketed outside the education department's Durban office on Wednesday. They called for Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and her director general Bobby Soobrayan to resign. They carried placards reading: "Angie has failed to...
  3. LazyLion

    Creecy Announces School Registration Period

    Parents of school-going children in Gauteng will have to finalise admissions earlier than usual. On Monday, the province's education MEC Barbara Creecy announced that admissions for the 2014 academic year would start on Tuesday. Parents were encouraged to go to their nearest school to...
  4. LazyLion

    Pupils Want Books, Classrooms: Poll

    Textbook shortages and crammed classrooms are the biggest problems facing schools, a study revealed on Friday. Pupils polled by consumer insights company Pondering Panda said the top three problems were a lack of textbooks, overcrowded classes, and incompetent teachers. The study was...
  5. LazyLion

    SA Teachers Set Absentee Record

    Truant teachers were absent for close to 7.5 million days last year, according to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga. "We have the highest rate of absenteeism in SADC [the Southern African Development Community]. We're at 19 days [average per teacher] a year. It's huge. An average of 10...
  6. LazyLion

    South Africans to have 14 years of school?

    http://mg.co.za/article/2012-08-15-sa-to-have-14-years-of-school They can't even do the current twelve years right, now they want another two years to screw up? :wtf:
  7. LazyLion

    Ban on 'Model C' bonuses for Teachers, Principals

    http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2011/12/31/ban-on-model-c-bonuses So the crap lazy teachers will get the same pay as the hard working conscientious teachers. Fark that, I think they should just start more private schools and leave the crap ANC schools to their own failure. This country is...
  8. LazyLion

    Injured Matrics lay charges against Protesters

    http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20100819124407819C124915 If I was one of the parents of these guys... and a protester attacked one of my kids.... Well... let's just say there would be hell to pay. Freaking scumbags.
  9. M

    Mugshots - Women accused of having sex with their students

    Link to their pics.