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There are School Principals who are change agents

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Today was one of those wonderfully uplifting days. Our education is undergoing so many changes that you get tired just thinking about the developments taking place. And while I was driving to our Principals' meeting   that was being held at the Centre for conservation in Wynberg, I listened to SAFM, one of my favourite radio stations when I am on the road. The National Research Foundation spokesperson was talking about the series of lectures taking place on poverty. I liked what she said about researchers trying to bridge the divide between themselves and the communities they write about.  "Community-knowledge building'" seems to be the buzz word out there. Now, this concept is not new to the community of school principals we serve. In fact, today, our meeting was dominated by two presentations facilitated by two of our principals, Bevil and Brandon.

Bevil spoke about teacher development and Brandon addressed inclusive education. Here we had two Heads of schools sti…

Women's Day Celebrations at Prince George Primary in Lavender Hill

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Women Staff at Prince George Primary School receives five-star treatment from their School Governing Body