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...

Competition Commission to investigate price-fixing of school and university textbooks

Nico GousThe Competition Commission is set to investigate whether the Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA) and its 91 members have been fixing book...

Lectures stopped at UKZN’s Pietermarizburg campus

Nompendulo Ngubane Students stopped classes at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)'s Pietermaritzburg campus on Monday.They say they have not received their National Student Financial Aid Scheme...

State of the art library to open in Dunoon

Annie CebulskiA R39.3-million three-storey library is set to open this year in Dunoon.The service is much needed.Schools in the area, such as Inkwenkwezi Secondary...

UCT promises to provide student accommodation after housing crisis

Bonile KhanyiThe University of Cape Town said on Thursday that its Students Housing Department is working as quickly as possible to ensure that all...

We celebrate OR Tambo as a dedicated maths and science teacher

Thabo MohlalaToday marks the day Oliver Reginald Tambo, affectionately known as OR, would have turned 100 years old. He is by common consent a...

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...

Who and where are the visible scientists in South Africa?

Marina JoubertA total of 211 scientists in South Africa – less than 1% of the country's scientific workforce – have been identified as being...

USAF dismisses media reports about new funding model for tertiary education

Thabo Mohlala Universities South Africa (Usaf) dismissed today’s media report about a “controversial” funding plan as nothing but a “rumour”, saying it will only attach...

Nsfas to receive more money from government

Mary Jane MphahleleThe Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor says government will cough up more money for Nsfas, including an additional R7.1...
Gauteng Education Department calls for more budget allocation to education

PARTY TIME: UNIVERSITY MISTAKENLY DEPOSITS R14M INTO STUDENT’S ACCOUNT

Tebogo Tshwane The matter came to light when the student's reciept with a multimillion rand balance was posted on social media and quickly went viral. JOHANNESBURG...

Distance learning: the five qualities student teachers need to succeed

Nhlanhla MpofuInternational bodies, politicians, policymakers and researchers have always been interested in the way teachers are prepared for the classroom. This is because the...

Don’t allow apps and robots mask real issues of inequalities in...

Gugulethu RadebeI had the pleasure of being part of an initiative that introduced technology in schools and offered teachers the opportunity to try out...

Gauteng government urges youth to attend annual youth expo

LINDI MASINGAAs part of Youth Month celebrations, the Gauteng provincial government has urged high school learners, unemployed youth and graduates to attend the fourth...

Lumumba: SA Education meaningless if not linked to the entire continent.

Thabo MohlalaA renowned Kenyan legal expert, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba, today delivered a keynote address to the 5th annual Onkgopotse Tiro Memorial Lecture held...

Mapungubwe festival inspires future filmmakers in Limpopo

Chester Makana Modikwa Mpa had little insight into movie or documentary film-making. She thought all it required was a camera, some actors a bit of...

Makerere university recalls 69 degrees

Patience Ahimbisibwe Makerere University has recalled 69 degrees after a comprehensive audit of marks of students over the past several years following allegations of forged...

Umlazi student ready to conquer Harvard

Inside Education ReporterAn 18-year-old KwaZulu-Natal former matric student who is studying at the world’s top six academe, Harvard University aims to create 10 000...

Fedusa calls for the minister’s intervention in DUT wage issue

Bonile KhanyiThe Federation of Unions South Africa (Fedusa) last week urged Higher Education and Training Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize to intervene in a strike...

Replace legal processes with TRC equivalent‚ Fees Must Fall activists tell...

Naledi ShangeMinister of Justice Michael Masutha has received a memorandum from Fees Must Fall activists who are demanding they receive presidential pardon from criminal...
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