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Universities see an increase in donations

The evidence is clear that over the past five years, and perhaps particularly after the #FeesMustFall campaign, increasing numbers of South Africans, local foundations and corporates are investing in higher education. by Shelagh Gastrow • Opinionista • 7 July 2019 The 2018 Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education published by Inyathelo has been released and it …

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Considerations towards Ethical Leadership

Considerations towards Ethical Leadership: Women-centred approaches to Leadership We are living in a time of disenchantment. Every day we are faced with news that makes us question how we got to where we are today. We question the quality of leaders we have and their ability to guide us and where they intend to take …

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Resisting University Capture: Adam Habib, Wits and Fallism

Resisting University Capture: Adam Habib, Wits and Fallism Universities in South Africa are not in danger of being looted — their assets will not attract the Guptas. But they are in danger of being ‘captured’ by constituencies who do not appreciate their national value or importance and who are content to use any means available …

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IMF report slams SA’s education folly

Reference: 21 MARCH 2019 - 05:00 by CLAIRE BISSEKER, url: IMF report slams SA'S education folly Without addressing the weak foundations at the primary and secondary school levels, the government’s flagship policy of free tertiary education is likely to deliver disappointing results. At worst, it will prove downright wasteful. This is one of the hard-hitting …

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The impact of global influences on tertiary education in SA

The South African higher education sector has gone through many changes over the past few decades. THE South African higher education sector has gone through many changes over the past few decades. Influenced by both local and global macro-environmental factors, we have seen many shifts in higher education globally that have driven the need for …

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Pandor concerned by high drop-out rate at SA universities

Reference https://www.enca.com/south-africa/pandor-concerned-by-high-drop-out-rate-at-sa-universities Tuesday 29 May 2018 - 10:20am JOHANNESBURG – Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor has expressed concerns about the number of drop-outs at universities. She was responding to a report calling for an urgent need to address the problem at institutions of higher learning. See more ...
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7 key phrases Montessori teachers use and why we should use them, too

Reference: by Christina Clemer Url: https://www.mother.ly/child/7-key-phrases-montessori-teachers-use-and-why-we-should-use-them-too-#close Date: 20 October 2017 Montessori can be hard to sum up in just a few words—it is a philosophy on education and child development that runs deep. It’s a way of seeing the world. I think one of the easiest ways to get an idea for what Montessori means is …

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Decolonising research methodology must include undoing its dirty history

Maori anthropologist Linda Tuhiwai Smith, in her seminal work Decolonising Methodologies, argues that Re-search is a dirty word. Hyphenating “research” into “re-search” is very useful because it reveals what is involved, what it really means, and goes beyond the naive view of “research” as an innocent pursuit of knowledge. It underscores the fact that “re-searching” involves …

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