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Government must give a helping hand to learners who drop out

We cannot simply accept that 75 000 young people or more have dropped out of school this year and that life continues as normal — we need to give them opportunities The post Government must give a helping hand to learners who drop out appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Training, Schools, Learners, Education Matters, Skills Development, Kuruman, South Africa (country, Basic Education, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Drop-outs


Covid-19 exposes South Africa’s digital literacy divide

Only a few households have access to the internet and students and learners , but educators can find ways to improve reading for meaning and digital knowledge The post Covid-19 exposes South Africa’s digital literacy divide appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: School, Students, Education, Opinion, South Africa, Pedagogy, Learners, Openaccess, Tertiary Education, Digital Literacy, Top Six, International Literacy Day, COVID-19


A (brilliant parody) letter from your child's school

In the last few weeks, school administrators have sent letters to parents and guardians announcing their plans for starting school in the middle of a pandemic. In McSweeney's, Kara Baskin penned a perfect parody of those letters. As a very wise person once said, "it's funny 'cause it's true." Teachers, you have my sympathy and deep gratitude. From the letter in McSweeney's: Rest assured that your child's teacher will suffer from crippling anxiety while seamlessly policing non-masked students...
Tags: Post, News, Education, Funny, Alabama, Teachers, Learners, McSweeney, COVID-19, Kara Baskin


International students need to be treated equally

Contradictory pandemic regulations could to be putting critical training in jeopardy The post International students need to be treated equally appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Travel, Students, Education, Schools, Universities, International Students, Learners, Openaccess, SADC, Southern African Development Community, University of Free State, Lockdown, Medical Training, Department of Higher Education and Training, Medical Professions, Coronavirus


Cape Town learners identify as coloured; the curriculum and teachers say they’re Biko black

The teenagers, who clearly understood that race is fluid – some even changed their identity – felt shunned. If race is socially constructed, they should not be ignored. The post Cape Town learners identify as coloured; the curriculum and teachers say they’re Biko black appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: School, Education, Identity, Teachers, Cape Town, Black, Learners, Openaccess, Apartheid, Cape Flats, Biko, Southern Suburbs, Coloured, Biko black


‘Covid-19 to deepen inequalities in education’ — report

A report from Unesco highlights a lack of access to online learning: only 12% of learners in sub-Saharan Africa can connect to the internet at home The post ‘Covid-19 to deepen inequalities in education’ — report appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Unesco, Access, Schools, Inequality, Sexual Orientation, Online Learning, Learners, Openaccess, Saharan Africa, Audrey Azoulay, Top Six, United Nations Educational, Albinism, GEM report, Coronavirus


Initial teacher education must be prioritised

Education and the education of teachers is already a complex issue and even more so in rapidly-changing global circumstances The post Initial teacher education must be prioritised appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Knowledge, Information Technology, Teaching, Article, Teachers, Learners, Openaccess, Daisy Christodoulou, Top Six, Teacher education, South Africa (country, COVID-19, David Ausubel


Township schools fight for their place in the education stakes

Interventions produce great results The post Township schools fight for their place in the education stakes appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Teachers, Learners, Dobsonville, Special Reports, Top Achievers, Forte High School, George Khoza Secondary School, Matric Results


What makes a learning organization?

Amazon, Intuit, Airbnb, Disney, FedEx and Uber…what do these companies have in common? They know their customers. They don’t just know about their customers, they know why their customers ‘hire’ them and their products to do specific jobs. All of … Continue reading →
Tags: Leadership, Learning, Knowledge, Uncategorized, Discovery, Culture, Improvement, Application, Learners, Jtbd, Learning Organization, Amazon Intuit Airbnb Disney FedEx


15 Ways to Tailor Event Education to Your Audience

Personalization is essential to a successful event. It’s quickly becoming an attendee expectation. But how do you personalize learning outside of tracks in a way that scales? If marketers, and more generally business people, have discovered anything over the past few years it’s that everyone wants to be unique. Some of us even want to […] The post 15 Ways to Tailor Event Education to Your Audience by Christina Green appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com
Tags: Personalization, Learners, Visual, GTD, Event Management, Learning Styles, Christina Green, Cognitive, Event Content, Event Education, Event Learning, Auditory, Kinesthetic, Crowdsourcing Event Content


Why we need to re-think learning

Long-time readers of Lead on Purpose have seen this quote by Eric Hoffer: “In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no … Continue reading →
Tags: Leadership, Learning, Communication, Discovery, Thinking, Learners, Interactions, Eric Hoffer, Techology


Learners to be allowed to drive on motorways

New move part of Government road safety initiative [Author: Peter Dominiczak] [Link to media]
Tags: Drivers, Learners, Motorways, Driving Test, Peter Dominiczak


One of the secret ingredients in online courses: TAs!

I’ve just spent the morning thinking about Teaching Assistant (TA) roles for a large online course that I am designing and I thought I would take a moment to share.  It's a second year university course and I have a vision to dseign it such that it can be effective with large enrollment numbers between 200 and 1000 learners.  It's not a MOOC per se, it's just a large online course. One of the secret ingredients that I will design into the mix is specialized TA roles so I am trying to develop a ...
Tags: Online, Teaching, Instructional Design, Learners, Eric Tremblay


Engage! Top 6 Best Practices that Foster Learner Engagement with Online Instructional Video

I've been watching Philip Guo at the University of Rochester closely since I stumbled across his great research on instructional video usage in MOOCs. This month, he is publishing a paper for the Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Learning at Scale that has very useful recommendation on ways to foster learner engagement with online instructional video. I love this paper and you should take the time to read it in detail because it contains more than 6 recommendations. However,...
Tags: Video, Online, Engagement, Learners, University of Rochester, Eric Tremblay, Philip Guo