As 90-year-old Thumekile Mthiyane proves, you’re never too old to learn or try new things.
It's common knowledge that children are voracious learners but the famous cliche suggests that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. This simply isn't true.
Sol Plaatje never stopped learning, nor teaching.
How did Sol Plaatje, a man with only four years of formal schooling, become one of South Africa's most brilliant and committed public educators?
Nelson Mandela was a lawyer, an activist, a political prisoner and a president. He was also a man who loved learning.
The late South African statesman Nelson Mandela exemplifies lifelong learning that is deeply rooted in dialogue.
It’s not easy for those who are already working to study towards a degree.
Flexible learning and teaching can help those who want to study while working. It requires structural changes and attitude shifts within universities and companies whose employees want to study.
MPs call for new campaign on literacy and numeracy.
With England once again in the spotlight for having poor adult skills, it’s timely that we have a new report from MPs calling for a campaign to fix the problem. But while there is lots of evidence out…