An in-depth look into the education crisis following dismal results from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) Report of 2016. The PIRLS report was published in the first week of December 2017, and it indicated that almost 80% of Grade 4 school learners cannot read with comprehension. South Africa was also placed last out of 50 countries. Our guests were Tshepo Motsepe from Equal Education, and Harriet Leisegang - an Educational Psychologist.
14 Dec 2017
News · Society & Culture
In the debut of this highly-anticipated show, Tumi, Katleho and Rami break down what the NPO #CountryDuty is, and the work that it's done... from a mere idea on Twitter to the powerful movement it is today.
A synopsis of the 54th ANC elective conference, with social commentator Khaya Sithole, which transpired from 16-20 December 2017. We also reflected on the causes we tackled in 2017 and touched on our aspirations for 2018.
The first show of 2018 unpacks #FreeEducation with education analyst Mukohve Masutha. The team also provides an update regarding the #AdoptaMatric initiative and the portal created on countryduty.org to assist learners with applications for registration.
#CountryDuty continues our discussion on Higher Education this week, this time looking into "unconventional" careers. We had phenomenal women in studio with us, who dared to venture into the uncommon careers of Somatology, Tourism and Culinary skills. They talked to us about the difficulties they faced and overcame to follow…
The team discusses unconventional careers again, in keeping with the educational theme for the month of January. Studio guests Chef Pelo and Kananelo Pooe share their respective career paths of the culinary arts and photography with us.