New opportunities in the higher educational sphere including a two year...

The term “business management” is broad based and implies actually many skills and job opportunities.It sounds great though when you are in matric and...
Malusi Gigaba’s budget cuts will hurt basic education: Equal Education

Malusi Gigaba’s budget cuts will hurt basic education: Equal Education

Bonile KhanyiEqual Education says the budget by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba tabled in Parliament on Wednesday will hurt the poor the most. This after...
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World AIDS Day: Female teachers still bearing the brunt of the...

Thabo Mohlala As the world commemorates World AIDS Day on Friday, there are concerns within the education sector that female teachers seem to be at...
University of Zimbabwe students call for Mugabe to step down, Grace’s PhD to be rescinded

University of Zimbabwe students call for Mugabe to step down, Grace’s...

Bonile Khanyi Students from the University of Zimbabwe in Harare shut down the institution on Monday, singing and demanding that the 93-year-old President Mugabe...

Michael Komape’s family needs psychological help to help them deal with...

Chester Makana At least eight additional psychological sessions are needed to help Michael Komape’s family cope and find closure to their son’s death, the Limpopo...

School disruptions following Mugabe’s ouster by the army generals

Thabo MohlalaScores of Zimbabweans have expressed fear and frustrations about how the political situation has negatively affected their normal daily activities.The country’s army generals...

Charges against EFF student leader withdrawn

Bonile KhanyiThe charges against Naledi Chirwa, the #FeesMustFall activist and Economic Freedom Fighters student command national member, were withdrawn in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court...
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Zambia teachers’ union objects to teacher transfers as it breaks marriages

The Zambia Observer reporter Professional Teachers Union of Zambia (PROTUZ) has urged the government to stop transferring teachers from one province to another as the...

Sadtu promises to work hard to get the country’s education system...

Sadtu promises to work hard to get the country’s education system working Thabo MohlalaSouth African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu)’s general secretary, Mugwena Maluleke is confident...
Blade Nzimande

Nzimande: Funding of higher education remains a huge challenge

Funding of higher education remains a huge challenge Bonile KhanyiThe Department of Higher Education and Training has called for a co-ordinated funding mechanism across...

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...

Saluting teachers’ selflessness

by Professor Sarah GravettDean of Education, University of Johannesburg World Teachers’ Day commemorates the signing of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO “Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers”...

Angie Motshekga on World Teachers’ Day: Speak up on those who...

The 5th of October is a day observed around the world where we celebrate and appreciate the role teachers’ play in shaping our society...

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...

Human rights body persuades chiefs to keep girls in school

Mayamiko Majawa-Mana Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHHR) has embarked on a sensitisation campaign with local leaders from the area of Traditional Authority Liwonde...

Vuwani residents breathe a sigh of relief as schools re-open

Bonile KhanyiResidents of Vuwani in Limpopo are now breathing a sigh of relief after total shutdown in the area was lifted.This means back...

More than 150 000 candidates registered for matric exams – MEC...

Johannesburg – More than 150 000 candidates have enrolled to write the matric exams this year, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said on Monday.With...

Noorderlig school learners receive counselling following death of boy (13)

Bonile Khanyi The Gauteng Education Department says counselling has been made available at a school in Benoni, after a 13-year-old boy died on Tuesday. Louis de...

Makerere university recalls 69 degrees

Patience Ahimbisibwe Makerere University has recalled 69 degrees after a comprehensive audit of marks of students over the past several years following allegations of forged...

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...
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