Swaziland: Students want out of Taiwan

Sabelo MajolaA dream opportunity for students to study in Taiwan has turned into a living nightmare.Instead of attending to studies most of the time,...

New school already crammed beyond capacity

Vincent Lali    Last week angry parents refused to vacate a school in Khayelitsha, demanding their children be admitted. “They crammed their kids into classrooms...

‘Why did we take over 20 years?’ – Zuma on free...

Thuletho ZwaneFormer President Jacob Zuma gave a lecture in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday where he took the opportunity to slam South Africa’s governing party, the...

South Africa: Auditor-General slates NSFAS for irregular expenditure

Takalani SiogaThe National Student Financial Aid scheme (NSFAS) annual report released in September showed that the student fund overpaid students by R503.4 million in the 2017/2018...

Angola: Education Ministry to Expand Adult Education

ANGOP The Ministry of Education (MED) intends to encompass the adult education into the secondary education to secure the continued training of the pupils involved...
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New plans afoot to restore safety in schools

Bonile Khanyi Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has welcomed the department’s plans to improve school safety in South Africa.During a presentation in Parliament,...

#HourofCode: iStore SA offering free coding lessons to Grade 3-9 learners

Gabriella SteynIn celebration of the Global Hour of Code and Computer Science Education week which started yesterday the 3rd of December until the 9th December,...

No need for a camera: Nyanga artist uses a ballpoint pen...

Mary-Anne Gontsana    Looking at a portrait by Themba Mkhangeli‚ you would probably not guess it was done with little more than a ballpoint pen...

Learners deserve free access to internet, a basic human right

Joseph ChirumeThere provision of free access to the internet in the Eastern Cape has been cut by province's department of sport, recreation, arts and...
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Students bear the brunt of strike as lecturers stay away

Ouma Wanzala, Winnie Atieno, Linet Amuli and Lameck Willy Public university students started to feel the effect of the lecturers’ strike which entered its second...

Walter Sisulu University in a rush to fix a million-rand blunder

Thabo MohlalaThe Walter Sisulu University (WSU)’s officials were left red-faced after it emerged that one of their students had whopping R14-million erroneously paid into...

EFF student movement claims SRC victories across SA

Okuhle HlatiThe Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) have claimed victory over the DA Student Organisation (Daso) after securing eight out of 15 seats...

South Africa: Pupils tell court of their interaction with ‘rapist’ school...

Pertunia MafokwaneA 15-year-old grade seven pupil at AB Xuma Primary School in Soweto said she was walking back to her classroom when she met...

More Park Town Boys High School teachers accused of misconduct

Amanda KhozaThe Gauteng Department of Education has confirmed that four Park Town Boys High School teachers have been charged with committing misconduct in the...

Sindisiwe Buthelezi: From rural poverty to PhD graduate

Pertunia MafokaneDespite starting her education at a rural school in eMondlo, 30km south of Vryheid northern KZN, Dr Sindisiwe Buthelezi was so determined to...

Khayelitsha school learners march for more teachers

Bernard Chiguvare On Friday several hundred learners from Bulumko Secondary School in Khayelitsha marched to the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) to demand more teachers...

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...

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...
Student leaders not informed next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations

SA universities announce 8% fee increase

Thabo MohlalaFee increases will not fall in 2018. All 26 universities in South Africa have, through their vice-chancellors, agreed to the inflationary income adjustment...

Officials turn to sport in bid to end school violence

Sne MasukuA call to revive sport at schools to restore discipline and end the scourge of crime and violence has been hailed as the...
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