ANC Withdraws Nominee Zukisa Faku for Basic Education Chair

The ANC has withdrawn the nomination of a controversial candidate as chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education.

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.

Man who completed degree after 17 years hopes to motivate others

A Limpopo man is the toast of the town after attaining his degree after 17 years of study. He says he hopes...

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...

Lesufi: School online admissions for 2020 postponed

The Gauteng Education Department has postponed grade 1 and grade 8 School Online Admissions for 2020 following concerns...

Inconvenient youth? Our democracy must earn its heirs’ confidence

The all-important Election Day of 2019 has come and gone. On Wednesday, millions of South Africans cast their ballot for national and...

Soweto residents: ‘Ramaphosa is like Zuma, they are all the same’

Charles MolelePresident Cyril Ramaphosa returned to the dusty streets of Chiawelo, Soweto on Wednesday morning, a place where...

Vuwani’s battle impacts on ordinary lives

By Rolivhuwa SadikiThe battle over the municipal demarcation in Vuwani has led to disruption of ordinary people’s lives including...

The ANC’s bloody battle won’t dissipate anytime soon – analyst

The war against corruption is far from over and the battles within the ANC will be bloody for many months. So says political commentator...

#SAElections2019: what each party is promising women and children

Held up high on placards, written boldly on bodies, worn unabashedly on clothing, the slogans carried the impassioned pleas of women. From statements of:...

South Africa’s main parties all have plans for education. What’s missing?

Since South Africa’s shift from apartheid to democracy in 1994 there have been many achievements in the education sector. These include establishing a single...
Inside Education - e-learning free data

Service providers ‘should offer free data for e-learning sites’

Just like MTN, who had once committed to a free Twitter service, network providers should offer a similar service to e-learning websites, which would...

Everything Must Fall: Anatomy of South Africa’s Student Movement

The #FeesMustFall student movement burst onto South Africa's political landscape in 2015 as a protest over the cost of higher education.In October 2015, incensed by announcements of...
Inside Education - Girls' Education is Key in War Against Climate Change

Why Girls’ Education is Key in War Against Climate Change

One year ago I was on an all-female expedition to Antarctica aimed at heightening women's influence as decision-makers on key issues that shape our planet. It...

King slams politicians over public schools

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has lambasted politicians who send their children to private schools while the poor are left to deal with problems at...

Raise your voice on bullying

Learners of Norman Henshilwood High School in Constantia were visited by provincial minister of education Debbie Schafer and DJ Carl Wastie as part of...

Pandor disbands Fort Hare University Council

Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor has dissolved the council at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape.This follows after a range of...

EC education dept urges schools to prioritise learner safety amid floods

The Eastern Cape Education Department said that learner safety remains a top priority, urging schools in affected areas to decide for itself whether to...

Education system rewards under-achievement

The department of education’s 2017/2018 monitoring report was released at the beginning of April. Following this report, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga admitted that...
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