Op-Ed: Active citizenship requires active learning – The case for valuing Life Orientation

Life Orientation (LO) as a subject in the national curriculum has been extensively criticised in the media over the last year or so. Influential educationalists, department of education officials, principals of schools, teachers and parents have expressed the belief that LO is a complete waste of time and that the time assigned to it should be devoted to subjects that require greater cognitive demand, such as maths, science and technology. Read more

Source: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za

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