Suspended #SchweizerReneke teacher to address media

Molaole MontshoRustenburg - Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen, suspended after a picture of her class showing black learners separated from their white counterparts went...

No-fee schools turn away learners who can’t afford to pay

Cally Ballack Some “no-fee” schools are insisting parents pay once-off fees - and turning away Grade R children whose parents can’t pay.South African schools are...

Student strike called off after Unisa reaches agreement with SRC

Staff ReporterThe University of South Africa (Unisa) and its student representative council (SRC) reached an agreement on Saturday that will see the student strike called...

ANC manifesto: Education, land, jobs and blockchain

Staff Reporter Ahead of South Africa's elections in May, President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled the ruling African National Congress (ANC) manifesto. The BBC's Andrew Harding unpacks...

Kenya will start teaching Chinese to elementary school students from 2020

Abdi Latif Dahir Kenya will teach Mandarin in classrooms  in a bid to improve job competitiveness and facilitate better trade and connection with China. The country’s...

Rwanda warns schools against hiking fees

Jean d'Amour MbonyinshutiRwanda's Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) has intervened to stop the increase of fees in public and government aided schools, saying that the cost...

Tertiary institutions should adopt rigorous admission criteria for teacher education programmes

Nicola Vermooten Future generations need to be taught by capable and committed teachers.On 3 January 2019 Angie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education, announced the results...

MEC calls for calm as parents demand removal of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke...

Boitumelo TshehleNorth West education MEC Sello Lehari told angry residents on Thursday to allow his department to investigate racism at Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke and not...

A message for the class of 2018 from education minister Angie...

Angie MotshekgaIt is with an immense sense of pride that I congratulate the class of 2018.The 2018 cohort was a pioneering group that saw...

‘Take your children to township schools …’ – Black parents told

Boitumelo TshehleBlack parents who are not happy with how a North West school separated black grade R pupils from their white classmates have been...