Achieving instructional excellence

This episode features a walk through some of the rubrics of a school turnaround programme. The object of a school turnaround programme is achieving instructional excellence and rendering appropriate and adequate support to all students and every child.

Every child in a turnaround school is recognised as an independent entity requiring special attention. A school turnaround programme is time-bound. Well planned and executed school turnaround programmes should mature and show significant student gains from year one to the third year.

Any school turnaround agenda which requires a gestation period beyond three years may be doomed and most unlikely to succeed in making an impact on learning outcomes.

Editor's Comment
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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