New Mfuleni primary school site identified for pupils with no classes

Okuhle Hlati The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and the City have identified a site for a new primary school to house hundreds of Mfuleni...

‘Bring it on!’: Lesufi stands firm after Vodacom cease-and-desist order

Naledi ShangeLawyers for Vodacom have served Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi with a cease-and-desist document‚ warning him to stop commenting on its ongoing battle...

Counsellors to help Bryanston High ‘sex abuse’ pupils

Zoe Mahopo Counsellors have been dispatched to a Gauteng high school after one of its teachers was arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault last...
Panyaza Lesufi, urges parents to get kids to school.

Concern mounts over school disruptions in Eldorado Park, Noordgesig

Lindi MasingaThe Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) said on Tuesday that they had noted with concern, the disruption of learning and teaching affecting schools...

DJ Zinhle, Oskido, Themba and Jeremy Loops join SAE Institute

Bang ShowbizSAE Institute once again partnered with Bridges for Music and some of South Africa’s most respected and influential artists, DJ Zinhle, Oskido, Themba...

Russia’s nuclear firm Rosatom offers scholarships for African students

Brian SokutuRussian nuclear energy giant Rosatom has announced scholarships for nuclear science studies for African students.Applications, it said, were open and available for graduate...

Quality of education in Africa

Staff ReporterAfrica is the most youthful continent in the world with more than 200 million youth aged 15 to 24, and creating productive employment...

Francois Pienaar flummoxed by E Cape rugby being stuck in mediocrity

Khanyiso TshwakuThe 1995 Rugby World Cup-winning captain Francois Pienaar said he didn’t understand why the Eastern Cape’s rugby talent hasn’t taken South African rugby...

New academy teaches home languages

Karabo LedwabaA teacher has taken it upon herself to help young black Model C and private school kids learn their mother tongues.Gomolemo Monye founded...

Motshekga takes education drive to Mpumalanga

Staff ReporterBasic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is taking the #Read2Lead and #SecondChance programmes to the youth of Khotso Tsotetsi Lapa, eMbalenhle and Secunda in...

Zimbabwe: High school students abandon class fearing arrest over violent protests

Mashonaland East CorrespondentSome high school pupils in public schools here have not been reporting for class in the last two weeks fearing arrests for...

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is lookin for a vice-chancellor

Mphathi NxumaloThe hunt is on for a new boss for the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) The deadline for applications for the position of vice-chancellor at the...

African countries should be building private-public partnerships in higher education

Staff ReporterPrivate-public partnerships have become a common strategy for countries all over the world to meet their development goals. In the global north, these...

Man who went from gardener to lecturer will do PhD in...

Nompilo GwalaLike many kids, he grew up working the fields and herding cattle and when he was a teenager he took odd jobs as...

Malawi: Journalist in news-reading campaign in secondary schools

Sellaphine Banda Lilongwe — Centre for Education Development (CFED) through Tiwerenge Project Sunday donated free Weekend Nation newspapers to Muloza Community Day Secondary School (CDSS)...

Education lekgotla punts for expansion in entrepreneurship

Yoliswa Sobuwa It has been recommended on the last day of the Basic Education Sector Legotla that entrepreneurship would be expanded vigorously across all subjects to ensure that...

Oprah Winfrey Academy scholarship applications now open

Staff ReporterThe Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls scholarship applications process for 2020 are now open.Scholarship applications for 2020 opened on 14 January 2019...

University of Pretoria drops Afrikaans

Staff Reporter, BBC The University of Pretoria has dropped Afrikaans as its official language in favour of English. The University of Pretoria told the BBC it...

South Africa: Ekurhuleni executive mayor announces R100 million for top performers

Charles MoleleEkurhuleni executive mayor Mzwandile Masina said the metro has set aside R100 million in bursaries to benefit deserving learners including the 2018 matric...

#FeesMustFall: Free tertiary education not an option for SA – World...

Gabriella SteynThe World Bank on Tuesday stated in a report that South Africa’s new education policy that wants to provide free tertiary education to students could negatively affect...
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