Steps higher education institutions can take to ensure that teaching and learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Truth be told: it is tough and training with no drive or anything pushing you becomes difficult too. In fact, I miss football; I miss my life. After all, it’s not just a field it is my home,” said a UJ football player.
Very few academics do a great deal to share their often important and relevant research with the general public. What’s holding them back?
Knowledge removes the spontaneity that accompanies life and rewards everything based on logic or the popular teen word woke.
Universities have no idea, or they think they do, about what students go through. Why should they, considering that they are right-wing institutions by nature?
A decline signals the closing of the doors of opportunity in science, engineering and some commerce fields. This will only increase inequality.
The reality is a far more complex interplay of individual attributes with social structures which unfairly affect some more than others.
A significant amount of money has been invested in doctoral education. The national funding formula gives all universities a strong incentive to increase their doctoral intake.
The good reasons include achieving a significant goal in terms of a research output, publications and in many cases solving an important problem.
Lies do not only omit aspects of the truth but they can further support positional authorities found in universities and other higher institutions of learning.