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The cold shadow of university exclusion

Thato Rossouw For black students at the University of the Free State, the word “exclusion” is probably the most life-changing word they will ever come...

Are ‘non-competitive sports days’ really better?

SA School Sport57% of parents with children at primary school say school sports day have become more “non-competitive” than competitive and that they prefer...

Matric supplementary exams shifted to mid-year

Inside EducationThe Department of Basic Education has announced its decision to move matric supplementary exams.From 2019, the second national examination will take place between...

Decolonise science – time to end another imperial era

Rohan Deb RoySir Ronald Ross had just returned from an expedition to Sierra Leone. The British doctor had been leading efforts to tackle the...

South Africa’s most powerful nano-satellite sent off

Veronica Mohapeloa  The Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, yesterday participated in a ceremony to send off South Africa's second nanosatellite to India, where...

‘I am a product of a black tax,’ says Ronald Lamola

Ngoako MalatjiFormer ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola says the journey of getting education has been a difficult one.Lamola, who is one of...

Police fire rubber bullets at Pietermaritzburg students

Nompendulo Ngubane   Police used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse students from Msunduzi Tvet College in Pietermaritzburg who marched to the administrative offices on Tuesday....

Shadow profiles – Facebook knows about you, even if you’re not...

Andrew QuodlingFacebook’s founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg faced two days of grilling before US politicians this week, following concerns over how his company...

Kenya and its university strike cycle

Ishmael MuneneKenya’s public university lecturers are on strike, barely three months after another lengthy work stoppage. Ishmael Munene spoke to Moina Spooner from The Conversation...

Grants for learner transport

Jan BornmanNational Treasury has confirmed it is looking at making changes to the scholar transport funding model in South Africa.This comes after inputs from...