We celebrate OR Tambo as a dedicated maths and science teacher

Thabo MohlalaToday marks the day Oliver Reginald Tambo, affectionately known as OR, would have turned 100 years old. He is by common consent a...

University of Pretoria students suspended for calling black people f**king ka**irs

Bonile KhanyiTwo University of Pretoria students filmed using the k-word in a now-viral video on social media have been suspended, said university management.Catherine...

UCT students: We will meet in court, Mr. President

Thabo MohlalaWith calls for the release of the Fees Commission report gaining traction, University of Cape Town (UCT)’s students are contemplating legal action to...

Missing North West teacher found dead in a bush

Bonile KhanyiA North-West teacher who went missing on Saturday has been found dead outside Mahikeng in the North West.Speaking to Inside Education on...

The country’s tertiary education system is “constipated” and “wasteful”, says Statistician-General

Thabo MohlalaStatistician-General, Pali Lehohla yesterday gave his final financial statistics presentation for 20 public universities and six universities of technology in Pretoria.Lehohla’s 17-year...
Student leaders not informed next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations

Pressure mounts for president to publish the Fees Commission report

Thabo MohlalaPresident Jacob Zuma’s delay to release the much anticipated Fees Commission report has enormous consequences and may destabilise the functioning of 23 universities.This...

Charges against EFF student leader withdrawn

Bonile KhanyiThe charges against Naledi Chirwa, the #FeesMustFall activist and Economic Freedom Fighters student command national member, were withdrawn in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court...

Re-opening teachers’ training colleges will solve the current educational challenges

Thabo MohlalaThe South African Democratic Teachers’s Union (Sadtu) and the South African Council of Educators (Sace) have recently renewed calls for the re-opening of...

Educating girl learners on their rights is crucial – CHRR

 Mayamiko Majawa-Mana Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHHR) in Malawi, has stressed the importance of empowering primary school learners with basic human rights principles...

80-year-old ready for doctorate after acing her master’s degree

Kamau MaichuhieFor Janet David Silla, age is just a number that cannot prevent her from achieving whatever she has trained her eyes on. The...

Presidential polls force schools closures in Kenya

Ouma WanzalaA number of schools are hurriedly closing ahead of Thursday’s fresh presidential election, with parents asking the government to beef up security for candidates who...

Angie Motshekga sends best wishes to Matric 2017

Bonile KhanyiBasic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has wished the class of 2017 well ahead of their final examination.“I’d like to wish the class...

EFF Student Command celebrates landslide victory in Wits SRC Elections

Bonile KhanyiThe Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) had a landslide victory in the Student Representative Council elections at the University of the...

Kago Moeng remembered by EFF, friends and family as brave during...

Bonile KhanyiWits University student Kago Thabiso Moeng was fondly remembered as a loving daughter, ride-or-die friend and a strong and dedicated student activist during...

O.R. Tambo statue unveiled at airport

President Jacob Zuma unveiled a life-size statue of the late ANC President Oliver Reginald Tambo to applause and jubilation on Thursday morning.The statue...

Sadtu march was the last resort

Thabo MohlalaOn the same day that South Africans reacted with shock and disbelief at the recent surprise cabinet reshuffle, South African Democratic Teachers’ Union...

Hlengiwe Mkhize has her work cut out for her in the...

Thabo MohlalaJust when she was settling in at the department of home affairs, Hlengiwe Mkhize, was reshuffled to yet another challenging portfolio: higher education and...

We must fight sexual violence at schools says parliament education committee

Bonile KhanyiParliament’s Select Committee on Education and Recreation has condemned the recent acts of sexual assault against learners at schools in Gauteng and Limpopo.The...

State of the art Nokuthula School is what special needs children...

Bonile KhanyiChildren living with disabilities in Alexandra will now have easier access to schooling.On Tuesday, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) officially opened...

Reopening teacher education colleges – a remedy for education ills?

Professor Sarah GravettThe media frequently reports on calls to re-open teacher education colleges, however, those who make these calls are scant on providing detail....
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