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...

Why more companies are removing degrees from their entry requirements

Students across South Africa are opting to study further at universities in the hopes it will improve their job opportunities.While their prospects of finding...

Professor Brian O’Connell receives NRF’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Bonile KhanyiProfessor Brian O’Connell, a former rector and vice-chancellor of the University of the Western Cape, has been awarded the National Research Foundation’s...

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...
Decline in Teen Pregancy

A review of pregnancy law gives girls a second chance to...

A school head teacher has commended the re-entry policy in Zambia for  yielding positive results across the country.Katuta Boarding School head teacher, Friday Chanda, said before...

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...

Don’t allow apps and robots mask real issues of inequalities in...

Gugulethu RadebeI had the pleasure of being part of an initiative that introduced technology in schools and offered teachers the opportunity to try out...

Transformation is key to decolonization of universities

Bonile KhanyiThe Tshwane University of Technology hosted a two-day transformation in Pretoria this week, attended by educators, academics, policy makers and researchers.The summit...

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...

It’s all systems go for Grade 12 exams

Bonile KhanyiWith just less than 40 days to go before the start of this year’s final matric examinations, the Basic Education Department says final...

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...

S.A. welcomes the birth of a new tertiary institution, Sol Plaatjie...

In 2013 South Africa welcomed the birth of a new tertiary institution, Sol Plaatjie University (SPU). Located at a sparsely populated town of Kimberley,...
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