Making schools count

Progress towards attainment of improved learning outcomes in our public schools has been painfully slow.

Only modest gains have been made, measured in inches and not miles. This is a worrisome scenario because a quick turnaround in education (and not slow incremental changes) is the only vehicle that can deliver a secure post diamond future. The clock is ticking and urgent measures should be taken to speed the process of change.

The solution to the current climate of stagnation lies in rethinking and refining strategy. There is need to shed and discard discredited efforts and shift away from the culture of doing more of the same.

Editor's Comment
CAF is a joke, but...

We are told of massive spin-offs for hosting countries, which we assume was the catalyst behind putting in the bid.We are not too sure if it is a one-size fits all, where any hosting nation reaps the benefits or it’s on a case-by-case basis.There are arguments from both ends, with hosting a sure way to accelerate infrastructure development and a guaranteed cash flow during the 30-days of the tournament.There is a bump in employment creation...

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