Equal Education calls for solution to WC pupils not yet placed...

Lobby group Equal Education says that the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) must come up with an emergency plan for the almost 4,000 pupils who have...

KZN targets 76% matric pass rate in 2017

Chris Makhaye THE KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education says Grade 12 learners in the province are ready for the matric examinations and that the department is...

Curriculum dynamics continues to fail teachers and learners in South Africa

Matthew BotsimeIn my previous article I argued that the school did not prepare us for the future. I made the argument that, essential life...

I became a teacher because my teachers inspired me

By Gugulethu Radebe“What a teacher is, is more important than what (s)he teaches” – Karl MenningerUpon reflecting on my high school career I...

Michael Komape’s dad accuses police, teachers of cover-up

Chester Makana Disturbing details of how police officer and education officials destroyed evidence gathered by the father of a Limpopo schoolboy who drowned in a...

Postponing exams during repeat presidential polls will not be appropriate –...

Ouma WanzalaFred Matiang’i, Kenyan minister of education, warned of the negative impact the repeat presidential elections may have on the school calendar.He said programmes...

Protesting teachers detained in Sudan’s El Gezira

Staff ReporterTeachers in Wad Madani, capital of El Gezira in east-central Sudan, carried out a sit-in on Sunday, in protest against the government’s decision...

Government accused of trying to silence teachers

Nico GousGovernment can classify basic education as an essential service once every school has a laboratory‚ library and a teacher in every classroom.That is...

Good Samaritan urgently needed to help an orphaned learner to continue...

By Erick NyayieraAn orphan student admitted to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) could miss out because he cannot raise tuition fees.Moses...

Why kids should be taught how to start a business at...

Michael Gaotlhobogwe and Adri Du ToitThe African continent is home to a large number of young people – and it simply doesn’t have jobs for them all. Youth...

Professor Brian O’Connell receives NRF’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Bonile KhanyiProfessor Brian O’Connell, a former rector and vice-chancellor of the University of the Western Cape, has been awarded the National Research Foundation’s...
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...

Ramaphosas’ primary school received upgrades

CAJ News A Soweto school that boasts among its alumni, President Cyril Ramaphosa, has received an upgrade.The renovation of Tshilidzi Primary School by the Volkswagen...

This course aims to help librarians in SA schools adapt to...

Janet Thomson, Megan Rademeyer and Hlengiwe Mfeka “There needs to be a policy for school libraries, an implementation plan that includes qualified school librarians in each...

Michael Komape’s memory will live on

Mary-Anne GontsanaMichael Komape 's father is determined to “fix” schools in Limpopo, he started with school libaries. Michael’s lifeless body was discovered by his mother...

Western Cape schools embrace transgender learners

Christina PittWestern Cape schools are starting to embrace transgender learners and are encouraged to protect members of the LGBTQI community from bullying, thanks to...

School protest rocks Limpopo

Benson NtlemoA traditional leader has been lauded by teachers and the school’s governing body after he stopped a class boycott at Gidjana High School...

More than 150 000 candidates registered for matric exams – MEC...

Johannesburg – More than 150 000 candidates have enrolled to write the matric exams this year, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said on Monday.With...

South Africa: Principal bars teacher from hosting awards ceremony in traditional...

James MahlokwaneThe Department of Basic Education is investigating allegations that a white Laudium Primary School principal prevented a black teacher from hosting the school’s...

Marking of matric papers progressing well ahead of the Friday deadline

Thabo MohlalaMatric exam marking is going as planned and markers will meet the Friday deadline.This is according to the department of basic education’s spokesperson, Elijah...
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