Africa: Should schools in Africa teach more local languages?

Mohammed Khelef Imagine starting school and not being able to understand your teacher. That's a reality for many African first-graders who speak their mother-tongues at...

Podcast: Why the Limpopo department of education fails while others succeed

Staff ReporterInside Education partnered with the Tim Tebeila Foundation to launch Africa Education Indaba in Limpopo on Thursday. The main reason behind the launch...

What happened at the Africa Education Indaba

Staff ReporterThe Africa Education Indaba was launched on Thursday at the Ranch Hotel in Limpopo. The reason for the launch was to discuss  the problems...

Challenges facing Limpopo Province education system

Thuletho ZwaneSouth Africa’s education system is laden with problems.These problems include lack of resources, inequalities of the past, bad infrastructure and a shortage of...

Age No Deterrent, As 79-Year-Old KZN Man Celebrates Getting His PhD

Sesona NgqakambaWhile retirement is normally associated with taking a step back and relaxing at home after years of hard labour, that is not the...

Nigeria: 65,818 applicants apply for 2,200 Lagos teaching jobs

Agency ReportThe Lagos State Government has disclosed that 65,818 applications were received for the 2,200 teaching job vacancies offered by state government after the...

Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe vice-chancellor to stand trial

Tendai Rupapa  Suspended University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice-Chancellor Levi Nyagura, accused of illegally awarding former First Lady Grace Mugabe a PhD, will stand trial on...
Panyaza Lesufi: Language used as a 'false shield' for exclusion

Overcrowded Eastern Cape schools at the centre of court application

Sesona Ngqakamba School overcrowding has taken centre stage in an application before the Mthatha High Court which a group of fed up parents, who have...

South Africa and the fourth industrial revolution

Staff ReporterThe draft White Paper on Science and Technology envisions a South Africa that will participate in the fourth industrial revolution, the era of...

Officials turn to sport in bid to end school violence

Sne MasukuA call to revive sport at schools to restore discipline and end the scourge of crime and violence has been hailed as the...