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JONATHAN JANSEN | ‘Just suck it up’: how a teacher’s passion conquers a pandemic

They don’t do it for the money. For them it is not a job - ‘it is who I am and what I am’

07 October 2020 - 19:39 By jonathan jansen

As happens every day, this past Monday, October 5, about 410,000 teachers showed up to teach 12,9 million children spread across 25,000 schools in SA. Monday was World Teachers Day, but this year there was little to celebrate. In today’s column I want to lift the veil on what actually happens in the life of a teacher in the middle of a pandemic that has already taken from us teachers, principals and other staff who work in schools...

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