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PIRLS results shock, but not enough
Maureen
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Dec 11, 2017

The PIRLS 2016 scores released on 5 December 2017 are striking deep chords of disappointment in everyone involved in schooling in South Africa.

World Teachers Day 5 October
Maureen
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Oct 05, 2017

Commemorating the signing of the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers.

JET achieves Investors in People accreditation
Maureen
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Aug 28, 2017

JET recently underwent an IiP assessment and is now an accredited IiP organisation. This means that JET has joined the ranks of “organisations that meet the world-recognised Investors in People Standard, reflecting the very best in people management excellence” Investors In People, Assessment report, JET Education Services.

The youth unemployment crisis
Maureen
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Aug 23, 2017

JET attended and participated in the Centre for Development and Enterprise's event at which a new series of reports on South Africa's crisis of youth unemployment was launched.

Dare 2 Dream ICT Centre for 3-16 Year Olds
Maureen
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Jun 13, 2017

JET is using the Global Giving platform to raise funds for building an ICT Centre in a farmhouse for people in the isolated rural community of Geluksburg in KwaZulu-Natal in support of the Dare to Dream (D2D) Programme, an integrated childhood to young adulthood educational programme.

Nick Taylor reports on the Mathematics Indaba, 12-14 December 2016:
Maureen
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Jan 08, 2017

"Meaningful and Effective Mathematics Teaching and Learning: In Search of the ‘South African Pedagogical Identity". Led by the Ministry of Basic Education, nearly 100 maths educators from the Department of Basic Education, Provincial Education Departments, universities, NGOs and publishers gathered at Sol Plaatjie House for three days to discuss solutions to the problem of poor performance in mathematics in the school system. The Minister and Deputy Minister both attended throughout.