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An education system in crisis

Nic Spaull says the reality is that poor state schooling continues to condemn most black children to the underclass.

Nic Spaull is currently a post-doc fellow at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa and a visiting scholar at Stanford University.

This article first appeared on http://nicspaull.com/ and on Politicsweb.

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University of Free State visited St. Anthony’s Adult Learning Centre

Hercules Dreyer: Deputy-Director: South Campus Management: University of Free State visited St. Anthony’s Adult Learning Centre on the 12th May 2015. This email was sent to thank us for the visit.

Email received dated: 26 May 2015

Morning Denzil

Sorry for taking so long to reply. I want to thank you for a great visit at St Anthony’s Education Centre.

I was really impressed by the amount of activity that was taking place. I believe that listening to someone telling you about Maths or Science, or even reading and/or studying Maths or Science in a book is not that effective. This is illustrated in much the same way that reading or listening about exercise will make you fit. You have to DO to be effective.

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