Plagiarism: The rising threat to academic integrity

Wachira Kigotho Last month, Flora Awino, a student at Mount Kenya University, lost a case in the High Court in which she was challenging her...

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...

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...

Police fire rubber bullets at Pietermaritzburg students

Nompendulo Ngubane   Police used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse students from Msunduzi Tvet College in Pietermaritzburg who marched to the administrative offices on Tuesday....

Matric results: If you need NSFAS funding, Department of Higher Education...

Ido lekotaStudents who have been admitted to tertiary institutions but had not applied for NSFAS funding because they previously did not qualify will be...

Dear Students: Be on high alert for fake private colleges!

Thabo MohlalaWith matrics results just released, most learners will be heading to various tertiary institutions to further their studies. Some will go to universities,...

17 students march 300 km to ask Ramaphosa to pardon Fees...

Alex MitchleyA small group of students from North West University have marched more than 300km to the Union Buildings in Tshwane to hand over...

R28m Thyssenkrupp technical academy opens its doors for training

Yoliswa SobuwaMutshinya Phindulo is one of the beneficiaries of the new state-of-the-art R28m Thyssenkrupp technical training academy.The academy in Edenvale, east of Johannesburg, was...

South Africa must not lag behind in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Edwin NaiduMinister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor said she would soon ask the National Treasury for more funding - and set up...

Shortage of beds at universities

Msindisi FenguThe government is planning to build at least 300 000 beds for universities and colleges in the next eight years, amid growing concerns...
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University of Limpopo students launch a campaign to raise funds for...

A trio of University of Limpopo students, Kholofelo Sono, Lelebrigitar Masalesa and Obakeng Matlala, have launched the #R1payMyFees campaign, which aims to raise funds...

TVET colleges to be built in 67 rural villages

Aneesa Adams A group of volunteers from all over the world has come together to do something amazing - build TVET (Technical and Vocational Education...

Kenya and its university strike cycle

Ishmael MuneneKenya’s public university lecturers are on strike, barely three months after another lengthy work stoppage. Ishmael Munene spoke to Moina Spooner from The Conversation...

Blade Nzimande fired in latest cabinet reshuffle

In another not-so-surprising overnight cabinet reshuffle, President Jacob Zuma has fired the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande.Nzimande was replaced by...

Pandor about new DHET bursary scheme

Yoliswa SobuwaMinister of Higher Education and Training (DHET), Naledi Pandor, expressed her concern at the level of university dropouts and poor leadership in some...

Matric results: Is our education system delivering? No, say experts.

Thabo MohlalaANALYSISThe 2017 matric results have elicited animated debates and a wide range of views from various political parties, teacher unions and some education...

Zimbabwe has too many State universities, most add no value to...

Staff ReporterCaptains of industry have urged the government to cut on the number of state universities, saying some of them are adding no value to the...

Buti Manamela: Government needs to invest more in TVET Colleges

Chester Makana An increasing demand for training and vocational education over the past years dictates that more investment should be diverted to the sector, Higher...

BRICS education ministers sign deal to tackle challenges

Francesca Villette BRICS Ministers of Education yesterday signed a declaration to address 21st century challenges and opportunities regarding the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Hosted by the Department...

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...
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