To go back to school or not, that is the question

To go back to school or not, that is the question

Given the immense differences in schools and resources, why is the Minister not treating them differently? If private schools have all the protocols, safety measures and equipment necessary to get going, then perhaps they should be allowed to go back to school.

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Lockdown stages: from shock to meaning

Lockdown stages: from shock to meaning

We could never have predicted the lockdown or should I say “luckdown” of 2020. Moms, and dads have been put to the test like never before. We have been involuntarily thrust into roles we did not anticipate. We have not been “trained” to educate 8 year olds who would much rather be playing Minecraft or 6 year olds, who think a Zoom call with the teacher, is actually an opportunity to examine the depths of their own mouths on the screen.

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The Great Covid-19 Back-To-School Dilemma

The Great Covid-19 Back-To-School Dilemma

Lockdown is loosening and in the coming months schools around the country will start re-opening. So now, as with all things recently, the Covid-19 back-to-school debate is an emotional oil slick as parents scramble to figure out if this is indeed the best move right now. And whether or not they should do what the country asks or rather home school.

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Teacher shares online teaching experience

Teacher shares online teaching experience

By Elmien Ackerman, a self-proclaimed “wordaholic” who loves words and language and cringes at the thought of a missing apostrophe. She works as a copywriter for Impaq Education, a curriculum provider for home, tutor and school education. The national lockdown due to...

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