Call for nominations of 100 Ekurhuleni Shining Stars 2018

Inside EducationThe City of Ekurhuleni and the Executive Mayor Cllr. Mzwandile Masina, in partnership with Inside Education, are calling for nominations of outstanding young...

The hidden value of a teaching qualification

Dr Naresh Veeran What do Desmond Tutu, Oliver Tambo, Athol Fugard and Robert Sobukwe have in common, apart from their dedication to freedom in South...

Tanzania: Udom students display high notch novelties

Christina Mseja University of Dodoma (Udom) students have created a computer system to monitor progress of pre-mature babies in incubators and another for automatically counting...

Driven by love for boxing

Bongani MagaselaFormer amateur boxer Charles Mtshali, 50, is so in love with children and boxing that he has started a makeshift gym in his...

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...

In Mozambique, classes come alive in local languages

AFPAbout 50 children sit on a bare classroom floor in front of their teacher in what could be any lesson in Mozambique, except that...

Top private and public schools in South Africa: cost vs performance

Staff ReporterWith the persistent perception that the quality of South Africa’s education is in perpetual decline, may parents feel that the only way to secure a...

Services Seta bought 20‚000 exam pads at R214 each – Outa

Nico GousThe Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Seta) allegedly paid R214 for an exam pad‚ R166.50 for a lanyard and R167 for a...

Rural teachers take abusive Zanu PF to High Court

Staff ReporterA union representing rural teachers has petitioned the High Court seeking leave to force the execution of an interdiction against the ruling Zanu...

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...

Pupils feel the heat of arsonists

Bongekile MacupeWith budget cuts and an infrastructure backlog at the basic education department, it may take a while before the schools that were burnt...

Kenya: Free internet for Nairobi public schools from next term

Staff Reporter All public primary and secondary schools within the Nairobi City County will be supplied with computers and have internet connection, Governor Mike Sonko...

Students tell of “deplorable” accommodation at Nelson Mandela University

Joseph Chirume Student leaders at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth have spoken out against what they call "deplorable" living conditions. They were among nearly 600...

The long and short of South African school commutes: a case...

Julia de Kadt and Alexandra ParkerEducation enables social mobility. This is particularly true in a context of high inequality and high unemployment, such as South Africa. This...

Private, private partnerships: Transforming lives through sport

Mosibodi WhiteheadOngeziwe Mali was introduced to hockey after visiting a friend. She was 10 years old and in grade 4.“A friend of mine invited...

Ashwin Willemse receives master’s degree

Staff Reporter Former Springbok rugby star Ashwin Willemse graduated with a Masters of Management in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation, with Distinction on Wednesday. His wife Michelle...

Agriculture as business: 20 year-old green pepper farmer

Frank MaponyaMahlatse Matlakana is a 20 year-old young woman with a passion for green pepper farming.She describes her love for farming as a "bitter-sweet...

Nigeria: Only 1% of Nigerian population in universities

Azeezat Adedigba The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday said only one percent of Nigerian population form the total enrollment of students in the 164...

Algeria goes offline to stop students cheating

AFPAlgeria went offline on Wednesday for the start of high school diploma exams, the first in a series of internet blackouts to stop students...

Izikhothane task team acts against Uitenhage’s flashy spenders

Thamsanqa MbovaneWard councillors, residents and the police in KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage, have taken action against the cult of flashy spending by izikhothane which costs their parents enormous...
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