Teachers face suspension after school pregnancy scandal

SANDI KWON HOOKimberley - Three educators from Bothithong High School near Kuruman will be served with precautionary suspension letters on Monday following an investigation...

Current matric pass rate exposes the sweet and bitter parts of...

Thabo Mohlala and Bonile KhanyiMatric pass rate is no longer our preoccupation as there are other key indicators to worry about, according to Debbie...

Plagiarism: The rising threat to academic integrity

Wachira Kigotho Last month, Flora Awino, a student at Mount Kenya University, lost a case in the High Court in which she was challenging her...
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KZN school boy beating a fellow school girl captured in a...

Ntsiki MalungaYet another video graphically capturing a school boy violently attacking a fellow school girl learner went viral in a yet to be identified...

Lumumba: SA Education meaningless if not linked to the entire continent.

Thabo MohlalaA renowned Kenyan legal expert, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba, today delivered a keynote address to the 5th annual Onkgopotse Tiro Memorial Lecture held...

Three recession proof industries for entrepreneurs

Staff ReporterMarketers and entrepreneurs are often the first to identify new opportunities because they are the mavericks with their eye on the horizon said...

Public teaching slowly catching the Tech bug

Public teaching slowly catching the Tech bug by  BIERGE KHUMALOTechnology has revolutionised almost all spheres of life and the education sector is not an exception.A secondary...

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,...

Career guidance essential

Career guidance essential byBIERGE KHUMALOImpromptu interviews with youngsters who attended this years’ Tertiary Education Fair and Career Guidance, hosted by the Human Resources Development...

Promoting technical colleges

Nicola BransonImproved education is widely regarded as one of the key dimensions needed to address South Africa’s pervasive legacy of poverty, inequality and youth...

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...

University of Pretoria among the top 300 universities worldwide for arts...

The University of Pretoria (UP) is ranked in the top 300 in the world for arts and humanities, according to the latest Times Higher...

Basic Education Minister: ANC Women’s League claims ‘petty, cheap and silly

Chris MakhayeBasic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has hit back at the ANC Women’s League, saying she will lodge a complaint against the ANC’s structure...

Meet UCT’s incoming Vice-Chancellor, Mamokgethi Phakeng

Jenna EtheridgeProfessor Mamokgethi Phakeng started her education under a tree and had to walk up to 10km just to get to school.Today, she is...

Cyril Ramaphosa calls on teachers to roll up their sleeves and...

Thabo MohlalaThe South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) must continue to be a militant, progressive and revolutionary union that advances its members’ interest but...

SA’s low education standards continue to haunt the teaching profession –...

Thabo MohlalaThe lack of teacher training and poor accountability on the part of teachers is one of the fundamental challenges bedevilling the education system...

LOO issue finally put to rest

LOO issue finally put to rest by BIERGE KHUMALOAfter a long battle, senior teachers at primary school level across the country smiled all the way...

Shape Shifter in Education

Shape Shifter in Education by KELETSO THOBEGAIt is not students’ passing through the education system that is paramount, but the quality of what they learn...

Department condemns ‘skinny pants’ protest at Pretoria West High School, but...

Thabo MohlalaGauteng Education Department and parents should tread carefully when dealing with the issue of school uniform, said Basil Manuel, president of the National...

Limpopo universities partner with arts department to uphold oral history

The Universities of Limpopo (UL) and Venda (Univen) in partnership with the Limpopo Department of Sport, Arts and Culture convened the 1st Limpopo Oral History...
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