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Teachers at the Rabasotho Community Hallo vaccination site on June 23, 2021 in Tembisa, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sharon Seretlo) At least 185,000 teachers and other staff have been vaccinated, of which 30,000 were vaccinated at Limpopo on Friday and Saturday. Vaccination of teachers began earlier this week, targeting 582,000 people as …

MANILA, Philippines – Former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has been recalled by his Education Secretary for major reforms in schools, including his promotion of the K-12 curriculum which, according to a group of teachers, is a burden on stakeholders. Aquino, whose death on June 24 shocked the nation, was the president who called for …

Barbara Mallinson, Obami. Covid-19 has created the greatest disruption to education systems in human history. The pandemic has affected nearly 1.6 billion learners in more than 190 countries. According to the United Nations, the closure of schools and other educational institutions has affected around 94% of the global student population and up to 99% of …

There has been an increase in stress, anxiety and other mental health problems, while around 365 million primary school students are deprived of school meals, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations specialized agency responsible for education, UNESCO. Based on a set of eight global benchmarks, the Global Standards for Healthy …

The sector is preparing for its vaccination campaign, which will start Wednesday in most of the country’s provinces, targeting 582,000 teachers and support staff over the next two weeks. The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Photo: Abigail Javier / Eyewitness News JOHANNESBURG – The Department of Basic Education has said it believes that vaccinating teachers …