President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the education sector to ensure children excel in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics - otherwise known as STEAM.
~ News 24
If South Africa is to play in the big league of education, it needs to work harder to improve efficiency in key subjects, especially in early schooling.
A jovial Ramaphosa took to the podium at the basic education sector lekgotla to congratulate the matric class of 2018 for their results, adding that more should be done to equip pupils for an ever changing world order.
It’s an exciting and nerve-wracking time for many parents and learners, says Louise Schoonwinkel, GM of Impaq, a subsidiary of FutureLearn Group.
The 8-4-4 curriculum, according to education experts, has made learners to focus more on white collar jobs, leading to the high rate of unemployment in the country.
DURBAN – Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) continues to positively impact the nation’s education sector through various Socio-Economic Development (SED) initiatives.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says that improvements are more evident in schools in disadvantaged areas.
Indeed, there is a strong link between numeracy and educational success, income, mental and physical health and even chances of arrest and incarceration.
However, there has been no real consensus on what it means to decolonise education, with academics noting demands ranging from more African-centric subjects, to a complete overhaul of academia that rejects non-African, or ‘colonial’ studies.