UPs transformation agenda to enhance quality education

As the University of Pretoria (UP) moves ahead in its transformation agenda, it will focus on providing access to its high-quality education to as...

Higher Education Minister allocates almost R1billion to write off NSFAS debt

Minister of Higher Education Naledi Pandor has allocated almost R1 billion to tertiary institutions to settle outstanding debt owed by National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)...

Refugee children turned away by Cape schools

At least 40 children of refugees are struggling to get into Cape Town schools, say refugee rights organisations PASSOP and Voice of Africans for...

Christchurch holds public call to prayer at site of mosque attack

A nationwide moment of silence was observed in New Zealand on Friday - ushered in by the Muslim call to prayer - a weekafter...

Sign Language could soon become an official language in SA

Staff ReporterThe South African government dedicated this year’s Human Rights Day commemoration to the promotion of indigenous languages, including sign language.On Thursday in Sharpeville,...

Political parties vow to respect electoral code of conduct ahead of...

By Charles MolelePromises of a better life for all, the return of land and a bright, beautiful ‘socialist future’ were some of the key...

DigitLab Academy partners with Damelin Online to further digital education in...

Mike Saunders, DigitLab Academy founder, has a passion for education, particularly teaching people how to make the most of technology to improve their life...

Mpumalanga Education dept in hot water over failure to provide textbooks

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has found that the Mpumalanga education department violated the constitution, the right to basic education, when it...

Crawford Schools owner Advtech sees big push in tertiary education

JSE-listed private education group AdvTech on Monday reported an 11% rise in revenue for the year ended December 2018, lifted by its tertiary and...

Digital education boost for South Africa’s poorest pupils

In a boost for South Africa’s ailing education system, business heavyweights are backing a plan to place a fully resourced e-learning tablet in the...

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...

Big changes are coming to Gauteng schools

The Gauteng Department of Education is on track to release new feeder zone regulations for the 2020 school year.This is according to Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza...

IMF says poor education hinders SA’s economic growth

South Africa’s long-term low economic growth might be attributed in part to poor education outcomes, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper...

Student’s 3D-printer plan to change education

Experts have spoken of the need for a new kind of learning, of future-proofing children and of the benefits of design thinking. You’ve probably heard about...

NW Education to host safety summit following school violence

The North West Department of Education is hosting a safety summit following recent incidents that threatened the safety of teachers and learners at schools."The...

Body of stabbed 19-year-old Mondeor schoolboy removed after 4 hours

The body of a 19-year-old schoolboy from Mondeor High School, who was fatally stabbed on Wednesday morning, was only removed from the veld about...

Equal Education calls for solution to WC pupils not yet placed...

Lobby group Equal Education says that the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) must come up with an emergency plan for the almost 4,000 pupils who have...

Oranto Petroleum Increases its Support to the Education of South Sudan’s...

As part of its commitment to the socio-economic development of South Sudan, Oranto Petroleum will be financing an educational programme in conjunction with the...

UJ’s Marwala jets for innovation through decolonisation in higher education

By Charles Molele Professor Tshilidzi Marwala is a man on a mission. He wants to make the University of Johannesburg number one on the African...
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