What do Desmond Tutu, Oliver Tambo, Athol Fugard and Robert Sobukwe have in common, apart from their dedication to freedom in South Africa? They were all once teachers. At some point in their lives, so too were J.K. Rowling, Sting, Hugh Jackman and, more recently, Oprah. In fact, a cursory desktop search of teachers who…Details
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In the same way that professional people (such as doctors or lawyers) are expected to develop their skills and knowledge every year after they have qualified, teachers are now also expected to further develop their professional skills.
Gone are the days of developing gross and fine motor skills in children by letting them climb trees, or make and fly kites, says Michael Mthethwa, Physical Education specialist lecturer at the Embury Institute for Higher Education’s Musgrave Campus in Durban.
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Michael Mthethwa, Embury’s HOP: Advance Diploma in Physical Education & School Sports, gets interviewed by Voice of the Cape’s Ayesha Laatoe. They discuss the importance of physical education in schools and how it impacts the lives of students. Michael measures the need for physical education for students according to international standards. He also talks about…Details