Unemployed youth use stokvel payout to start business

Statistics paint a dreary picture of youth unemployment on the eve of Youth Month, but some are finding ways to beat the odds...

Educations system a mismatch to skills needed by economy

South Africa’s education system is flooding the jobs market with graduates who do not possess the skills that match what the economy requires.

Education ‘not the key’ for unemployed youth – graduates

When Lerato Moleleki completed her public relations diploma two years ago, she thought she was going to walk into a job and realise her...

Is education the answer to SA’s stalling pace of innovation?

South Africa’s ability to produce globally competitive businesses has become constrained for two main reasons. The first is the poor quality of the country’s...

How millennials and Gen Z are reshaping the future of the...

Millennials and their younger “Gen Z” counterparts are used to facing sweeping criticism over their commitment to the workplace. Brandished the work-shy generation of...

Sundowns academy coach Isaac Shai aims for another Percy Tau

Gomolemo MotshwaneMamelodi Sundowns legend and academy coach Isaac Shai believes it won't be long before they produce the next Percy Tau.Shai coached Tau at...

Nigeria: 65,818 applicants apply for 2,200 Lagos teaching jobs

Agency ReportThe Lagos State Government has disclosed that 65,818 applications were received for the 2,200 teaching job vacancies offered by state government after the...
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University of Zimbabwe students call for Mugabe to step down, Grace’s PhD to be rescinded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...
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