Learners who don’t return tablets and textbooks could face criminal charges

Bonile KhanyiLearners who refuse to return textbooks and tablets that were issued by the Gauteng Education Department may face criminal charges.Gauteng MEC of...
Inside Education: Scenes at CPUT protests

This is why CPUT students are protesting

Bonile KhanyiProtesters at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) are calling on the university’s management to lift the suspension of four students.On...
Inside Education: Scenes at CPUT protests

All CPUT campuses shut down after protests turned violent

All CPUT campuses shut down after protests turned violent Bonile KhanyiAcademic programmes at all campuses of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) have...
Student leaders not informed next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations

Student Leaders: We weren’t told about fee negotiations

Bonile Khanyi Some student leaders said they were not informed or about next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations. This comes after three universities told City Press...

Multibillion Malawi Kwacha National Reading Programme goes into second year

Alick Mande The country’s National Reading Programme (NRP) goes into second year targeting standard one to four pupils in all primary schools across the country....
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Zambia teachers’ union objects to teacher transfers as it breaks marriages

The Zambia Observer reporter Professional Teachers Union of Zambia (PROTUZ) has urged the government to stop transferring teachers from one province to another as the...

Sadtu promises to work hard to get the country’s education system...

Sadtu promises to work hard to get the country’s education system working Thabo MohlalaSouth African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu)’s general secretary, Mugwena Maluleke is confident...
Blade Nzimande

Nzimande: Funding of higher education remains a huge challenge

Funding of higher education remains a huge challenge Bonile KhanyiThe Department of Higher Education and Training has called for a co-ordinated funding mechanism across...

Cyril Ramaphosa calls on teachers to roll up their sleeves and...

Thabo MohlalaThe South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) must continue to be a militant, progressive and revolutionary union that advances its members’ interest but...

Saluting teachers’ selflessness

by Professor Sarah GravettDean of Education, University of Johannesburg World Teachers’ Day commemorates the signing of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO “Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers”...

Angie Motshekga on World Teachers’ Day: Speak up on those who...

The 5th of October is a day observed around the world where we celebrate and appreciate the role teachers’ play in shaping our society...

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...

Decrepit boarding school now housing dozens of desperate Tshwane university students

Busisiwe Gumede After the last class of the day ends and the computer rooms shut down, not every Tshwane University of Technology student heads to...

Eastern Cape teacher under investigation for cocaine use

Bonile KhanyiA teacher in the Eastern Cape is under investigation for using cocaine in front of pupils at the Collegiate Girls High School...

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...

University of Nairobi shutdown indefinitely following students’ violence

Ouma WanzalaUniversity of Nairobi has been closed indefinitely and students ordered to vacate halls of residence by Tuesday 9am.The university Senate resolved to close...

Do not scrap the existing university curriculum argues a lecturer

Bernard Sanga and Willis OketchThe new education curriculum set to be implemented in January to replace the 8-4-4 system could be suspended if...

Vuwani residents breathe a sigh of relief as schools re-open

Bonile KhanyiResidents of Vuwani in Limpopo are now breathing a sigh of relief after total shutdown in the area was lifted.This means back...

Vodacom gives students and lecturers free access to educational content

Thabo MohlalaPublic pressure to call for the reduction of data costs seems to have finally forced the hand of Vodacom to zero-rate the costs...

NSFAS appoints new CEO

Thabo MohlalaThe National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has finally appointed Steven Zwane as a fulltime chief executive officer.Zwane replaces Lerato Nage, who has...
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