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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Jansen, Jonathan D.
We need to act.
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jonathan D Jansen; Wesley Thompson
|Description:||1 online resource (xxiv, 296 pages)|
|Contents:||Title Page; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Contents; INTRODUCTION: A CASE FOR CITIZEN ACTION; A feline dilemma; Why government cannot do it alone (or at all); The return of the activist citizen; A self-interest claim for selflessness; Conclusion; WE NEED TO ACT FOR EDUCATION; Good intentions go wobbly; Stop empty promises; Testing times for kids; Harsh realities of teaching; Politicians must stay out of it; Let's read for our kids' sake; How to add for success; We can do the maths; Here's the blunt truth; Time to raise the bar; Where are all the natives?; Seven costly mistakes. The future looks bleakTeaching academics the art; Jeppe pride lives on; Brains must beat fists; Funding is more vital; WE NEED TO ACT FOR THE FUTURE; Slow healing as we transform; School not for sissies; Reconcile our children's future; To party or not to party; An open letter to SA's youth; Making tough career choices; Know the past to grasp today; Just call me Professor Nanny; The unbelievable is possible; Behind the Reitz apology; A woman of the world --
at 11; We must break the poverty cycle; Where is our dignity?; Pupils aren't the problem; Perils of macho culture; Let's make jobs work. This is service overkillDear Jobless Graduate; Wrong set of values; When doubt is good; The future lies in young hands; A woman's world beckons; No focus without food; A missed opportunity; WE NEED TO ACT FOR SERVICE DELIVERY; The potholes in our politics; Ruling courts disaster; No hope for teachers; When the tail wags the dog; Lethargic leadership to blame; When will we be enlightened?; Education's date with bad fate; Strike a careful balance; Sin of consenting adults; Black belt in pandering; 'Clever' slur lives on; How to heal the nation in seven simple steps; 2030 vision is blind. Fiddling the booksAnother day of pain; An ugly side to Ugie; The middle cannot hold; WE NEED TO ACT IN HOPE; Simple refusal to hate; Courage to change; A day in SA's miracle school; Saluting science teacher Saleh; Unionless and united to learn; Triumph of the human spirit; Down's girl makes spirit soar; People like this give you hope; Sinoxolo's story of hope; Valley of true visionary; Seven super numbers; An old-school oasis; Beacon for education; Lead from the heart; Small man made big difference in SA; Girl's journey from horror to triumph; Imam who shook SA. Bona fide progressive leaves a lasting legacySeftel science for all; Reaching new horizons; An oasis of love, care; EPILOGUE; Embracing the enemy.
|Responsibility:||Jonathan Jansen ; [edited by Wesley Thompson].|
- Educators -- South Africa.
- South Africa -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
- Social action -- South Africa.
- Hope -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
- Social problems -- South Africa -- Citizen participation.
- Citizenship -- South Africa.
- Political participation -- South Africa.
- Social participation -- South Africa.
- South Africa -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
- Education -- South Africa.
- Schools -- South Africa.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Essays.