EDITORIAL | Make the academic year count for the teachers who sacrificed so much

It’s been a tumultuous year, but let’s thank SA’s teachers by working as hard as they did to get through it

01 October 2020 - 19:12 By sunday times daily

High school maths teacher Elmarie du Toit, from Woodhill College in the east of Pretoria, received a guard of honour from her pupils when she retired, aged 70, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Foundation phase teacher Mokhudu Machaba, from Ngwanamago Primary School in Polokwane, overcame many personal obstacles to become a teacher. Now she has been nominated for a prestigious global teaching award for her efforts in introducing the youngsters she teaches to technology. ..

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