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    Feb 4

    The widening gap in education

    The covid-19 pandemic has amplified the widening gap in basic education acquisition in South Africa. Last year I indicated in one of my Facebook posts that the greatest challenge of education during the covid era is the existing inequality among South Africans and the understaffing in schools. These two factors continue to create challenges which render all the daily spinning of education officials irrelevant and unproductive. Let me show you how the two factors continue to...

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    Dec 5

    It's not the Grade 12 results that determine a functional School

    Every time I ask a school principal a question about the functionality of their school, I always get the grade 12 pass rate. I have also come to realize that even parents make the same mistake when they choose the school for their children, especially at high school level. This is a wrong approach and a wrong narrative punted by education officials, especially at the highest level. There is more to the functioning of a school.

    Few years ago when the education department in...

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    Oct 31

    Is the government capable of resuscitating the hope of South Africans?

    The government of the African National Congress has been embroiled in all sorts of scandals in the recent past. The “lost 10 years” as many have made reference to the Zuma era has set the stage for a serious decline of the ethical and moral compass of the post-apartheid era. A glimmer of hope came in when President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected its president leading to the early exit of former president Jacob Zuma. The economic challenges that the government is facing at the...

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    May 13

    Instinct decision making: Planning

    By now you are aware of our theme of this series of INSTINCT DECISION MAKING. In the last blog post we spoke about one element of the PPE of this decision making model, which is Being Pro-Active. Today we continue with the second one called planning.

     

    PLANNING

     

    Planning is an integral part of decision making. All decisions made outside of the planning process can be disastrous.

     

    Merriam Webster dictionary defines planning as the act or process of making or carrying...

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