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...

National protest looming over NSFAS non-payments, student leader warns

Jan GerberThere is a "looming national protest" by students due to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme's (NSFAS) non-payment of allowances, says South African...

Troubled multi-billion NSFAS to be run by administrator

Staff ReporterThe board of the troubled National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will soon be dissolved‚ the department of higher education & training confirmed...

Tanzania: Students loan scheme earns accolades

Alvar Mwakyusa Tanzania is among a few African countries which have excelled in putting in place an exemplary loan scheme for students in institutions of...

Sizwe Nxasana resigns as NSFAS chair amid calls to disband board

Staff ReporterSizwe Nxasana, chairperson of the National Students’ Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), has resigned in the wake of mounting calls for him to step...

TVET Colleges outstanding certificates affect job seekers

Staff ReporterThe Select Committee on Education and Recreation is concerned by a 10-year backlog in certification of students from technical and vocational education and...

South Africa: Rhodes students march for Khensani Maseko

Mxolisi MngadiRhodes University students are expected to march to the Settlers Monument in Grahamstown on Tuesday following the tragic death of 23-year-old Khensani Maseko.Maseko...

Violence plagues South Africa’s places of higher learning

Msindisi Fengu Campuses of higher education are increasingly becoming violent places where students and staff are sexually assaulted.The lack of clear policies makes it difficult...

TVET colleges are not inferior, says Manamela

Ngwako Modjadji Higher education and training deputy minister Buti Manamela wants to change the perception that Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges are...

Podcast: Learnership to counter high unemployment and high school drop-out rate

Thuletho ZwaneInside Education's weekly feature on Kaya FMKgabo Cars is involved in skills development in the automotive sector. They empower aspirant motor mechanics with...

40-minute video to be used as evidence in EFF student activist’s...

Kaveel SinghA 40-minute video that purportedly captured violence during the Fees Must Fall protest in 2016, will be used as evidence against Economic Freedom...

A big moment for Africa: Why the MeerKAT – and astronomy...

Vanessa McBride 'Students must learn science in a way that allows them to build their repertoire of transferable skills.'  Astronomy in Africa will take a giant...

Education and technology will benefit youth for generations to come, says...

Graig-Lee  SmithPreparing young people for the fourth industrial revolution is one of the main themes at the sixth Brics Education Ministers Meeting.This year’s meeting...

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...

Nigeria: OAU sacks sex-for-marks professor

Joshua Dada The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has dismissed Professor Richard I. Akindele of the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Administration from...

Naledi Pandor probes varsity graft

Yoliswa Sobuwa Two KwaZulu-Natal universities and an Eastern Cape university have received a stern warning from Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor to clean...

South Africa: #FeesMustFall Student Activists Reflect On Their Own Legacy

Nkateko Mabasa On June 16, #FeesMustFall student activists gathered at the Apartheid Museum to hold a debate reflecting on the contested legacy of the Fallist...

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...

Ethiopia: Research urges university-industry linkage

Mussa Muhammed Universities need to scale up linkage with industries in order to increase graduates chance of securing employment, a research by one of the...

South Africa: Former president Jacob Zuma speaks to black school pupils

Mxolisi Mngadi Former president Jacob Zuma has encouraged black school pupils to follow fields of studies that will empower them to participate "fully" in the...
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