Students Should Use Cellphones – Dow

PALAPYE: The Minister of Basic Education, Unity Dow has said that the use of smart phones and laptops in schools has arrived.At the BOSETU...

Walter Sisulu University in a rush to fix a million-rand blunder

Thabo MohlalaThe Walter Sisulu University (WSU)’s officials were left red-faced after it emerged that one of their students had whopping R14-million erroneously paid into...
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...

DASO celebrates SRC elections at University of Pretoria

Thabo MohlalaThe Democratic Alliance Student Organisation was bullish that its recent win of the Student Representative Council election in the University of Pretoria (UP)...

The need for Social-Emotional Learning in South Africa

Tracey ButchartSEL (social-emotional learning) is currently a hot topic in global education news. The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) defines this...

Department condemns ‘skinny pants’ protest at Pretoria West High School, but...

Thabo MohlalaGauteng Education Department and parents should tread carefully when dealing with the issue of school uniform, said Basil Manuel, president of the National...

Basic Education Minister: ANC Women’s League claims ‘petty, cheap and silly

Chris MakhayeBasic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has hit back at the ANC Women’s League, saying she will lodge a complaint against the ANC’s structure...

UKZN students go on the rampage

Bonile KhanyiCalm has been restored at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) after violent student protests erupted on the Edgewood campus this morning.Lectures at the...

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...