Are good, critical teachers under threat?
Mr Neumann’s story brings to the fore questions concerning the role of the teacher in society and there is concern that good teachers are being demoralized by a bureaucratic education system. Are good, critical teachers under threat?
That’s our Burning Issue tonight.
Joining us instudio is:
-Patrick Schuster from the C-19 People’s Coalition ECD and Basic Education Working Group
-Ashley Visagie from Bottom Up, an NPO that promotes active citizenship and participatory democracy
-former South Peninsula high school principal Brian Isaacs
-Online is Allan Liebenberg, the spokesperson for the Action Committee at Heathfield high school
-TO PLACE ON RECORD: we have invited the WCED to join us, but because of the disciplinary hearing this week, they cannot speak to the media