Technology motivates learners to be actively engaged during lessons

Thabo MohlalaTeachers should embrace technology for not only is it a vital 21st Century skills but also makes learning a pleasurable experience for learners.This...

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...

New books celebrating untold stories of our past

Bonile KhanyiMeet Terence Ball, the author and publisher behind Heritage Publishers that has produced a unique collection of untold South African stories.The series,...

Zimbabwe is mooting a law to address concerns of moral decline...

Staff ReporterHarare – Teachers’ unions have very different legal positions on the mooted Teachers Profession Council (TPC), with the Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ)...

Good Samaritan urgently needed to help an orphaned learner to continue...

By Erick NyayieraAn orphan student admitted to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) could miss out because he cannot raise tuition fees.Moses...

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...

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...

Motshekga: We are ready for Grade 12 exams

Bonile Khanyi All nine provinces are ready for the upcoming 2017 matric examinations, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Friday.Addressing a media briefing in...

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...

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...

We must encourage our children to start reading books – Ramaphosa

Bonile KhanyiAs National Book Week draws to an end, scores of people including scholars, up-coming authors and bookworms made their way to 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...

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...

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...

Postponing exams during repeat presidential polls will not be appropriate –...

Ouma WanzalaFred Matiang’i, Kenyan minister of education, warned of the negative impact the repeat presidential elections may have on the school calendar.He said programmes...

1 pupil dies, 45 injured in Michaelhouse school bus accident

James de VilliersPietermaritzburg – A Michaelhouse pupil died and 45 others were injured when a bus carrying the school’s under 16 soccer team overturned...

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...

Students Should Use Cellphones – Dow

PALAPYE: The Minister of Basic Education, Unity Dow has said that the use of smart phones and laptops in schools has arrived.At the BOSETU...

DASO celebrates SRC elections at University of Pretoria

Thabo MohlalaThe Democratic Alliance Student Organisation was bullish that its recent win of the Student Representative Council election in the University of Pretoria (UP)...

The need for Social-Emotional Learning in South Africa

Tracey ButchartSEL (social-emotional learning) is currently a hot topic in global education news. The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) defines this...
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