Areas deserving transformation

There is absolutely no doubt about the desirability and inevitability of change in an educational milieu, which does not offer students opportunities to learn better and achieve improved learning outcomes.

What perhaps may be a matter of dispute and contention could be the identity of appropriate areas deserving transformation and much more importantly determining the magnitude , scale and the speed that should characterise the desired transformative agenda. Even those elements in the system that may elect to stubbornly cling to a failing and misfiring status quo and defend it to the last man, do so not so much because they do not see the value and suitability of change.

They dig their heels in to parry any signs of change not on account of a lingering doubt about the efficacy of the change process but on account of the fear of the disruptive and costly nature of the envisaged transformation agenda.

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