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Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said the production of good math teachers would again be a priority for her department, after it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TEACH South Africa. Part of the agreement involves the deployment of TEACH Ambassadors to South African schools where the results in that subject a particularly poor.
Teach South Africa’s recruitment team is currently visiting universities around the country to find graduates who are willing to teach maths to school pupils — mostly in rural areas. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Monday the department was partnering with the NGO because of a shortage of qualified mathematics teachers.
We were recently invited to participate in a Teach SA workshop to share what Gems in Zonke is all about with new teachers. Check out the video to get a taste of this amazing experience.
Six of TEACH South Africa’s Ambassadors are taking part in the Iris Connect pilot project. Currently being rolled out by the Department of Basic Education (DBE), in partnership with the British Council at 3 schools in Gauteng. Iris Connect is an intuitive video-based platform that offers secure access professional learning opportunity.
The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga has highlighted the importance of offering mathematics in all schools; however, a shortage of qualified Mathematics teachers in the system has been a challenge. In a bid to address this, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with TEACH South Africa to place “TEACH Ambassadors” in schools that do not have qualified mathematics teachers.
TEACH Ambassador Alumni Lindiwe Ngwenya participated in a 3 hour Youth Day special discussion “Teaching and Youth – making a change” on Xolani Gwala Radio 702 Afternoon Drive. Thank you for having us 702- proud to participate in such an honest and robust discussion #TEACHambassadors #YouthDay2016 #YouthMovingSAforward
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