100 minutes of Coding for Mandela

Emmanuel TjiyaA crop of Mzansi A-listers yesterday paid a visit to Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, with a random act of kindness, proving in Mandela...

Gauteng school placements for 2019 will be available in August

Staff ReporterGauteng parents who applied for 2019 admissions for grades 1 and 8 pupils will know next month about the placement of their children.The...

Nigeria has 12th highest number of foreign students in U.S., says...

Vincent ObiaUnited States Consul General F. John Bray disclosed yesterday in Lagos that Nigeria had the highest number of students from sub-Saharan Africa studying...

40-minute video to be used as evidence in EFF student activist’s...

Kaveel SinghA 40-minute video that purportedly captured violence during the Fees Must Fall protest in 2016, will be used as evidence against Economic Freedom...

Honour Mandela by improving the education system

Paul HermanPolitical parties, Parliament and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu have shared their special messages this Mandela Day, marking former president Nelson Mandela's centenary birthday...

KZN Fees Must Fall leader’s trial starts almost 3 years after...

Kaveel SinghThe trial of Bonginkosi Khanyile, the controversial leading figure in KwaZulu-Natal's Fees Must Fall movement, has officially commenced, nearly three years after his...

Top private and public schools in South Africa: cost vs performance

Staff ReporterWith the persistent perception that the quality of South Africa’s education is in perpetual decline, may parents feel that the only way to secure a...

Kenya: Education ministry forms team to assess new curriculum

Ouma Wanzala The Ministry of Education has set up a special team to advise on where junior secondary school, which is part of the new...

Half of Ramaphosa’s salary will be donated to Early Childhood Development

Vuyo MkizeIn 1995, a year into his presidency, Nelson Mandela announced he would be donating a third of his presidential salary to the Nelson...

More than 2 000 Western Cape pupils fell pregnant in 2017

Tammy PetersenAn "alarming" 2 148 pupils in the Western Cape fell pregnant in 2017, the provincial education department said on Thursday.But while the numbers...

Services Seta bought 20‚000 exam pads at R214 each – Outa

Nico GousThe Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Seta) allegedly paid R214 for an exam pad‚ R166.50 for a lanyard and R167 for a...

6-year-old hospitalised after alleged beating from school teacher

Pule LetshwitiA six-year-old learner was allegedly beaten by his teacher at a school on Grootvlei Farm in Alexandria district in June.He was later hospitalized...

Rural teachers take abusive Zanu PF to High Court

Staff ReporterA union representing rural teachers has petitioned the High Court seeking leave to force the execution of an interdiction against the ruling Zanu...

University of Liberia threatens expulsion, suspension against student protestors

Staff Reporter The University of Liberia has threatened expulsion or suspension of students responsible for the recent protest that vandalized properties at the institution Capitol...

Education and technology will benefit youth for generations to come, says...

Graig-Lee  SmithPreparing young people for the fourth industrial revolution is one of the main themes at the sixth Brics Education Ministers Meeting.This year’s meeting...

Nigeria: Unicef enrols 15,303 girls in three northern states

Kuni TyessiThe United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has enrolled about 15, 303 girls in selected schools through the Girls for Girls (G4G) initiative in...

BRICS education ministers sign deal to tackle challenges

Francesca Villette BRICS Ministers of Education yesterday signed a declaration to address 21st century challenges and opportunities regarding the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Hosted by the Department...

Zimbabwe: A shortage of engineers alarming

Leonard NcubeZimbabwe has only 1 500 civil, mechanical, architectural and scientific engineers out of about 6 000 accredited professionals in the field.This emerged during...

Pupils feel the heat of arsonists

Bongekile MacupeWith budget cuts and an infrastructure backlog at the basic education department, it may take a while before the schools that were burnt...

Burundi: School ban on expectant teens ‘skewed’ against girls’ education

Nita Bhalla Burundi's ban on pregnant girls and expectant teen fathers attending school is not only a violation against children's right to education, but also...
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