Applying health research in South African schools for learners’ well-being

Mologadi MakwelaA collaborative study involving local and international researchers has created an intervention strategy to help improve the diet and lifestyle of schoolchildren in...

Protesting Fort Hare students vow to intensify disruption of classes

Bonile KhanyiThe University of Fort Hare will secure an urgent court interdict to prohibit some of its students from causing more disruptions on the...

DA slams Zuma’s education trust

Inside Education ReporterThe Democratic Alliance (DA) has issued a strongly-worded statement to Jacob G Zuma (JGZ) Foundation’s admission that it has run out of...

SA’s low education standards continue to haunt the teaching profession –...

Thabo MohlalaThe lack of teacher training and poor accountability on the part of teachers is one of the fundamental challenges bedevilling the education system...

The end of South African universities?

Jonathan Jansen, vice-chancellor of the University of the Free State in South Africa until a year ago, has written a book on the country’s...

SA student’s death may put SA-Cuba medical student program in jeopardy

Chris MakhayeTHE death of a KwaZulu-Natal third-year medical doctor in Havana, Cuba, has once again put the spotlight on the challenges faced by South...

UJ punches above its weight as it gets ranked among the...

Bonile KhanyiThe University of Johannesburg (UJ) has made its first appearance in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) top 500 list, released...

UCT student found dead in university residence

A University of Cape Town (UCT) actuarial sciences student has been found dead in a university residence.A case of suicide has been registered for...

Mugabe brews $1billion university shocker

John KachembereZimbabwe’s cash-strapped government has approved a $1 billion grant to a university to be built in honour of President Robert Mugabe, a Cabinet...

Practice creativity with confidence

This year the annual Open Design Cape Town Festival will host a Steam Symposium. The Festival will bring together an extended community of innovative thinkers,...

Fire Manana and send a strong message to women-bashers – popular...

Bonile KhanyiMore than 980 people have joined an online campaign calling for the Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana to be removed from...

University tests should be part and parcel of teaching – not...

Standardised tests exist in education systems all over the world. South Africa is no exception – and its test results often make for depressing...

Career guidance essential

Career guidance essential byBIERGE KHUMALOImpromptu interviews with youngsters who attended this years’ Tertiary Education Fair and Career Guidance, hosted by the Human Resources Development...

Parental involvement key to academic excellence

Parental involvement key to academic excellence by KELETSO THOBEGAEvery parent expects nothing less than academic excellence from their school-going child. A child who excels in...

Botswana a better place to teach

Botswana a better place to teach by SHARON TSHIPAClay Mazvabo believes that Botswana is a better place to teach, in comparison to other countries....

At the Top of the pile

At the Top of the pile by BOITUMELO GOBOTSAMANGMargret Chilimba is one happy educator. The school head of Senete Primary School has every reason to...

Why Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics matter

Why Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics matter by   CHARLES MOLELETo industrialize and compete with Western Europe and other nations of the world, sub-Saharan Africa...

For the love of Teaching.

 For the Love of Teaching by BOITUMELO GOBOTSAMANGBaitse Mosa Kebobone did not get into teaching by mistake. From as far as she can remember, she...

Botswana invests in early childhood education

Botswana invests in early childhood education by KELETSO THOBEGAMost children in Botswana entered standard one without ever having gone through a foundation phase to prepare them...
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