What Kenya should focus on is providing in-service professional development to improve student learning outcomes.
South Africa’s constitution provides for equal access to education and its inclusive education policy exists to make this a reality. But in practice students’ diverse needs are not being met.
Vice-chancellors from three South African universities unpack how the COVID-19 pandemic could alter the country’s higher education sector.
COVID-19 has shown that technology is no longer a luxury but an important component of the education process. In presenting solutions, a wide range of factors must be considered.
What South Africa needs to do to recruit the number of teachers needed to offer quality education.
Research shows that children who had preschool education were less likely to drop out of school and have higher levels of literacy when they reach adolescence.
South African parents want their children be taught in English despite the fact that research shows that academic progress is hindered if a child is taught in a language they aren’t proficient in.
It’s vital for academics in South Africa to start asking deep questions that examine what decolonialism could look like in their teaching.
Schools should consider offering mobile learning technology in multiple languages to help pupils learn better in subjects like maths and science
Africa needs a new strategy for mother-tongue based bilingual education, from primary through to tertiary level.