'Children are lacking vital foundations': Local survey reveals concerning data | Parent

'When they get to Grade 3, they should be able to read well. There is no 'teaching' to read thereafter.'

2021-05-16 05:01:00 PM

A poll conducted by SAOU has revealed eye-opening data on what educators have to say about teaching during Covid-19. It showed concerning data on academic backlogs & incomplete curriculum due to 'the restrictions placed on schools as a result of Covid-19'.

'When they get to Grade 3, they should be able to read well. There is no 'teaching' to read thereafter.'

A poll conducted by the South African Teachers' Union (SAOU) has revealed eye-opening data on whateducatorshave to say about teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic.With responses from more than 4 000 of its members, the survey covered several topics such as,"... the curriculum and the possible backlogs", as well as,"... Covid-19 vaccinations and the status of educators as a high-risk group".

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