Danie Toerien
2 minute read
28 Apr 2020
6:20 am

Leave the teaching (and other jobs) to the professionals

Danie Toerien

Of course, the only profession that doesn’t require any qualification, is politics.

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There are many concepts that I just can’t quite get my head around, like the power unleashed by splitting atoms, or the size of the universe. But that’s nothing. Due to the lockdown, I was introduced to the concept of home schooling and, boy oh boy, does that have me floored. The idiot that came up with this idea must have been in the special class as a child. In the world of real schooling, teachers start their careers by first passing matric. They then go on to study at a university or college for at least four years before...