South Africa: Learners take a knee during Israeli national anthem

Kim Reynolds Last Thursday during a ceremony at Herzlia Middle School in Cape Town, two learners knelt in protest during the playing of Hatikvah, the...

NPO boss’s long walk to raise funds for online business school

Staff ReporterThe chief executive of non-profit organisation StreetBiz Foundation, Dr Nico de Klerk, is walking across the country to raise funds to start an...

Women in rugby challenge the sport stereotypes

GCIS Vuk'uzenzeleNdawonde recently scooped the Sport Personality of the Year Award at this year’s KwaZulu-Natal Sport Awards held in Durban.“Winning this award means a...

Education will end early marriages in Africa

Omololu Ogunmade The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, Wednesday in Abuja said acquisition of education was the solution to rampant cases of early marriages...

South Africa’s education department and school sanitation projects

Tamar KahnThe department of basic education has cut the fees paid to service providers and implementing agencies for school sanitation projects in order to...

Zimbabwe: 454 schools in Mashonaland West Province go digital

Fortunate GoraAt least 454 schools in Mashonaland West Province have so far gone digital as Government is adopting new ways of learning that will...

African women access university using smartphones

Bianca BarrattThe world’s battle to provide education for all rages on and now technology companies are joining the fray, helping thousands of young women...

Africa: Olusegun Obasanjo, Jeffrey Sachs propose an Africa Education Fund

Staff Reporter Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and development economist Jeffrey Sacks today in Bali, Indonesia, called for the establishment of an Africa fund for...

South Africa: Parktown Boys’ High sexual assault case postponed

Nomahlubi JordaanThe case against Collan Rex‚ a former assistant water polo coach at Parktown Boys' High School‚ was postponed on Wednesday to next month...
Panyaza Lesufi: Language used as a 'false shield' for exclusion

South Africa: Limpopo SGB chairperson pockets matric farewell money

Peter RamothwalaA school governing body (SGB) chairperson allegedly stole R29 000 earmarked for her school's matric farewell and later claimed it was taken during...

Kenya worried by shortage of teachers for core subjects

Ouma WanzalaKenya is facing a crisis over shortage of teachers in some core subjects offered in secondary schools.The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) said there...

South Africa: Future stars camp gets underway

Staff ReporterThe 2018 Copa Coca-Cola Future Stars camp officially got under way last Tuesday with players selected for this year's tournament reporting for the...

Gauteng education department ‘working tirelessly’ to place 23 000 pupils by...

Staff ReporterWith the deadline for the placement of learners at Gauteng schools approaching, the Gauteng department of education says has assured parents that 23...

At least 124 school teachers dismissed over ‘sexual harassment’ in Mozambique...

Staff ReporterThe Mozambican government has reportedly sacked at least 164 school teachers over the last 12 months for various reasons, the main one being...

Aggrieved matric pupils who allegedly set school alight meet with officials

Jenna EtheridgeAggrieved matric pupils from Ndaliso Secondary School in the Eastern Cape who allegedly went on a rampage and burnt down the school's administration...

An APP to assist matriculants with exams

Nico GousIt’s crunch time for the 796‚542 matrics preparing for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams which start on October 22.But‚ as with a...

30‚000 Gauteng parents have not yet submitted school applications for next...

Nonkululeko NjiloMore than 30‚000 learners who have not submitted the required documentation for the 2019 academic year‚ which will hinder the placement process‚ the...

Concern mounts as MyCiTi strike may impact matrics

Bulelwa PayiWith no immediate end in sight to the wildcat strike by MyCiTi bus drivers, fears have been raised about its impact on commuters...

South Africa: School admission woes leave parents in the dark

Sarah EvansIt is around this time of year that children starting Grade 1 start to get excited. There's school uniform shopping, baggy pants and...

South Africa: Teachers’ long holiday cut in half

Sne MasukuTeachers fuming that their December holiday would be cut by half, from six to three weeks, have to accept the Basic Education Department’s...
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