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Defending Mediocrity: Examiners and their Apologists in South Africa


Excuse me while I rant a bit… In South Africa, there are two alternative examination authorities: those set under the auspices of the Government (the National Senior Certificate – NSC) and those set by an Independent Examinations Board (the IEB). … Continue reading

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You Know You Teach at a Private School When…


(Image: Getty) More from the Tongue-in-Cheek Department: You Know You Teach at a Private School When… The senior students drive more expensive cars than the faculty. At least four times a year you have a parent telling you that he … Continue reading

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