Month: September 2014

Classroom or Homeroom?

There is a quote by a great man Epictetus that goes ‘He who opens a school door, closes a prison’. Have you sat down and asked yourself this question: What would a person opening a prison be doing? It is one thing for someone to open a school; it is another thing to perform the

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Redefining courage; Lessons for education

Growing up as a child, one of the people I have come to identify with and in fact whose memory I will forever cherish is that of the first black president of South Africa Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. We loved Madiba as he is referred to in his native Xhosa clan so much that we knew

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