South African Universities need to rethink how to invest their millions

Stephanie Giamporcaro and Xolisa DhlaminiUniversities are no longer simply institutions of learning. Over the past 50 years, they have also become important players in...

Turn preliminary panic into final advantage

Writing Matric prelim exams and receiving your results can be a distressing eye-opener, but learners who perform worse than they would have hoped still...

Don’t allow apps and robots mask real issues of inequalities in...

Gugulethu RadebeI had the pleasure of being part of an initiative that introduced technology in schools and offered teachers the opportunity to try out...

Motshekga: We are ready for Grade 12 exams

Bonile Khanyi All nine provinces are ready for the upcoming 2017 matric examinations, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Friday.Addressing a media briefing in...

Transformation is key to decolonization of universities

Bonile KhanyiThe Tshwane University of Technology hosted a two-day transformation in Pretoria this week, attended by educators, academics, policy makers and researchers.The summit...
Gauteng Education Department calls for more budget allocation to education

Only a forensic probe can resolve the mystery payment of R14-million...

Thabo MohlalaAttempts to decipher how the R14 million payment was made to a Walter Sisulu University (WSU) student, Sibongile Mani, drew a blank yesterday...

Thandi Modise inaugurated as CPUT’s new chancellor

Bonile KhanyiNational Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has been inaugurated as the chancellor of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT).Modise succeeds former...

Japan offers free scholarships for South African students

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) – in partnership with the government of Japan – is inviting scholarship applications for South African...

It’s all systems go for Grade 12 exams

Bonile KhanyiWith just less than 40 days to go before the start of this year’s final matric examinations, the Basic Education Department says final...

Current matric pass rate exposes the sweet and bitter parts of...

Thabo Mohlala and Bonile KhanyiMatric pass rate is no longer our preoccupation as there are other key indicators to worry about, according to Debbie...

Violence erupts at CPUT as students protest

Bonile KhanyiWhat started as a peaceful day at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology quickly got out of hand when student protests turned...

S.A. welcomes the birth of a new tertiary institution, Sol Plaatjie...

In 2013 South Africa welcomed the birth of a new tertiary institution, Sol Plaatjie University (SPU). Located at a sparsely populated town of Kimberley,...

Swaziland University students ‘arbitrarily’ arrested for raising genuine demands – SSN

Thabo MohlalaSwaziland police arrested nine student activists last Thursday including the SRC president in what is widely interpreted as a part of the Swaziland...

Vuwani’s plaster unsticks

Community leaders close schools, affecting 2 000 matrics, in the battle against the new Lim345 local municipality as the demarcation issue rears its head...

Lumumba: SA Education meaningless if not linked to the entire continent.

Thabo MohlalaA renowned Kenyan legal expert, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba, today delivered a keynote address to the 5th annual Onkgopotse Tiro Memorial Lecture held...

We must encourage our children to start reading books – Ramaphosa

Bonile KhanyiAs National Book Week draws to an end, scores of people including scholars, up-coming authors and bookworms made their way to the...

Name and shame sexual offenders in our schools – SACE

Thabo MohlalaThe South African Council for Educators (SACE) has vowed that it would not hesitate to remove from its register teachers who bring the...

EFF leader Malema graduates with BA Honours degree

Bonile KhanyiThe Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema was officially conferred with a BA Honours Degree in Philosophy by the University of SA on...

Matric pupil stabs classmate

The 19-year-old has been stabbed to death at a school in Limpopo on Wednesday afternoon.Provincial police say a fight broke out after the matric...

Mozambican government wants all secondary schools supplying contraceptives by 2021

The Mozambican government wants all secondary schools in the country to provide contraceptives by 2021, as a measure to prevent unwanted pregnancies and promote...
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