Poverty drives Swazi girl learners to prostitution

Joseph ZuluPIGG’S PEAK - Sex work may be the oldest profession but for Gija Emkhuzweni High School, the illegal profession is costing them big...
University of Zimbabwe students call for Mugabe to step down, Grace’s PhD to be rescinded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...

Japan offers free scholarships for South African students

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) – in partnership with the government of Japan – is inviting scholarship applications for South African...

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...

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...

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...

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...
World AIDS Day

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

A new, low-cost primary school opens its doors in Johannesburg

Thabo MohlalaHidden in the old and decrepit building in the south-eastern part of the quiet and sleepy part of Jeppestown in Johannesburg, is the...

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...

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...

Violence erupts at CPUT as students protest

Bonile KhanyiWhat started as a peaceful day at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology quickly got out of hand when student protests turned...
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...

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”...

South African Universities need to rethink how to invest their millions

Stephanie Giamporcaro and Xolisa DhlaminiUniversities are no longer simply institutions of learning. Over the past 50 years, they have also become important players in...

Swaziland University students ‘arbitrarily’ arrested for raising genuine demands – SSN

Thabo MohlalaSwaziland police arrested nine student activists last Thursday including the SRC president in what is widely interpreted as a part of the Swaziland...
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