DA slams Zuma’s education trust

Inside Education ReporterThe Democratic Alliance (DA) has issued a strongly-worded statement to Jacob G Zuma (JGZ) Foundation’s admission that it has run out of...

Eight years for striking one match

Bongekile Macupe Khaya Cekeshe badly wanted to study law at the University of the Witwatersrand but his parents couldn’t afford the fees.After doing one year...

Another school violence video emerges in KZN

Chris MakhayeKZN MEC for Education Mthandeni Dlungwane appealed to parents to work with authorities and teachers to end violence in schools in the province.Dlungwane...

Mduduzi Manana: I need professional help

Bonile KhanyiDisgraced Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana has once again apologized to South Africans for beating a woman at an upmarket Johannesburg...
Gigaba’s budget cuts may affect implementation of fee-free higher education, says experts

Gigaba’s budget cuts may affect implementation of fee-free higher education, says...

Thabo MohlalaWith South Africans still on a buoyant mood following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s positive and inspiring State of the Nation speech, experts say the...

The end of South African universities. Really?

Suellen ShayJonathan Jansen, vice-chancellor of the University of the Free State in South Africa until a year ago, has written a book on the...

Name and shame sexual offenders in our schools – SACE

Thabo MohlalaThe South African Council for Educators (SACE) has vowed that it would not hesitate to remove from its register teachers who bring the...

Do not scrap the existing university curriculum argues a lecturer

Bernard Sanga and Willis OketchThe new education curriculum set to be implemented in January to replace the 8-4-4 system could be suspended if...

UCT invites “conspiracy theorist” to talk about decolonisation of science

By GroundUp Staff    University of Cape Town academics have expressed dismay that the institution invited Professor CJ Raju, vice-president of the Indian Social Science Academy,...

President Zuma accepts Manana’s resignation

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana has resigned. In a statement, the Presidency says President Jacob Zuma had accepted the resignation of...

King Zwelithini wants the stick back at schools

Thabo MohlalaKing Goodwill Zwelithini’s recent remarks have forced back on the agenda the issue of corporal punishment in schools. There have been spikes in...

Angola: Education Ministry to Expand Adult Education

ANGOP The Ministry of Education (MED) intends to encompass the adult education into the secondary education to secure the continued training of the pupils involved...

Zimbabwe: The nightmare of menstruation for poor girls

Mirirai Nsingo Fifteen-year-old Belinda** from Highfield, Harare misses school every time she goes through her menstrual cycle. Apart from the dysmenorrhea (also known as painful...
2018 Matric Results

Matric Exams: Umalusi gives green light for 2018 matric results

PRETORIA - Umalusi, the quality assurance council which oversees South Africa's National Senior Certificate examinations, has approved the results of the 2018 matric exams....

Black academics empower female students

Naledi MashishiA group of Black women academics are pooling their efforts to help a new generation of academics find their place at Wits University.The...

Mozambican government wants all secondary schools supplying contraceptives by 2021

The Mozambican government wants all secondary schools in the country to provide contraceptives by 2021, as a measure to prevent unwanted pregnancies and promote...

Malawi govt moves to tame overcrowding in classrooms, recruits more teachers

Nyasa Times reporter Government has recruited 9,630 primary school teachers in a major drive to beef up teaching staff levels in the education sector to...

KZN MEC of education, King Zwelithini warns under-performing teachers

Thabo MohlalaKwaZulu-Natal (KZN) MEC of education, Mthandeni Dlungwane, has enlisted the services of king Goodwill Zwelithini to issue a strong warning to underperforming teachers...

Parental involvement key to academic excellence

Parental involvement key to academic excellence by KELETSO THOBEGAEvery parent expects nothing less than academic excellence from their school-going child. A child who excels in...

Students with disabilities disadvantaged at higher education level

Marelise van der MerweIf tertiary education is to become more accessible to students with disabilities, it’s time to go back to the drawing board,...
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