What Do Teachers Really Make?

I began life as a teacher and, at a function a few weeks back hosted by a friend, a guest – one of those “new money” types – asked me, “What do teachers make?” I was about to launch into a tirade about equating money with inspiring the next generation of innovators and leaders, people…

A Tribute to Teachers who Train Teachers

I work in an institution that trains some of South Africa’s very best teachers. In fact, in a recent survey, 88% of those interviewed revealed that the institution continues to be considered the independent higher education benchmark in the teacher training space*. Looking deeper into the data, though, it would seem that three key reasons…

Educators Should Practise what they Teach

Johannesburg,2018: Friday, 5 October 2018 marks the annual United Nations’ (UN) World Teachers’ Day to celebrate one of the world’s most critical professions, teaching. Ahead of this important occasion, Dr Naresh Veeran, Chief Commercial Officer at Embury Institute for Higher Education suggests that teachers need to be learners too. UNESCO’s theme for the 2018 commemoration…