Human rights body persuades chiefs to keep girls in school

Mayamiko Majawa-Mana Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHHR) has embarked on a sensitisation campaign with local leaders from the area of Traditional Authority Liwonde...

University of Nairobi shutdown indefinitely following students’ violence

Ouma WanzalaUniversity of Nairobi has been closed indefinitely and students ordered to vacate halls of residence by Tuesday 9am.The university Senate resolved to close...

Do not scrap the existing university curriculum argues a lecturer

Bernard Sanga and Willis OketchThe new education curriculum set to be implemented in January to replace the 8-4-4 system could be suspended if...

Vuwani residents breathe a sigh of relief as schools re-open

Bonile KhanyiResidents of Vuwani in Limpopo are now breathing a sigh of relief after total shutdown in the area was lifted.This means back...

Three men arrested in connection with murder of school principal

Bonile KhanyiThree men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a school deputy principal in Duduza, Ekurhuleni.Police spokesperson Kay Makhubela said...

Vodacom gives students and lecturers free access to educational content

Thabo MohlalaPublic pressure to call for the reduction of data costs seems to have finally forced the hand of Vodacom to zero-rate the costs...

NSFAS appoints new CEO

Thabo MohlalaThe National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has finally appointed Steven Zwane as a fulltime chief executive officer.Zwane replaces Lerato Nage, who has...

Why teachers must ditch corporal punishment

If we want deep, meaningful and lasting change in our schools, we need to challenge and transform mind-sets about teacher-learner relationships and the persisting...

Teaching is the art of sharing a light-bulb moment without throwing...

Jonathan JansenIt took me two weeks to prepare an hour-long lesson on the subject of refraction for Grade 8 science pupils in a rural...

UCT invites “conspiracy theorist” to talk about decolonisation of science

By GroundUp Staff    University of Cape Town academics have expressed dismay that the institution invited Professor CJ Raju, vice-president of the Indian Social Science Academy,...