Jansen is on to something real: iLIVE
Professor Jonathan Jansen's column ("Time to raise the bar", yesterday) regarding increasing the standard for passing in all school subjects to 50% refers.
Raising the requirements could help decrease tertiary dropouts. It could also help increase registration in courses that are perceived to be difficult, and it could increase the pupils' will to study and embrace a culture of reading .
The government should want to be seen to be doing good work rather than just taking knocks today for a brighter tomorrow.