New research shows that extra-curricular activities do more to help close the attainment gap between richer and poorer pupils than nebulous lessons in ‘character’.
The impact of peace education or human rights courses ultimately depends on how teachers – who may not be neutral – implement them.
Most other African countries have a less fractious or problematic relationship to Shakespeare than South Africa does.
So-called ‘soft skills’ – including interpersonal skills, critical thinking and relationship-building – are rated as being important across all jobs and industries.
There are valuable and authentic wisdom traditions in all cultures. How can indigenous knowledge be woven into the existing science curriculum?
Developing friendships in classrooms is important for kids. How can teachers help?