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Government’s Progression Policy For Grade 4 & 9 Learners Given Thumbs Up By Teachers’ Unions, Education Experts

NYAKALLO TEFU TEACHERS’ unions and education experts have welcomed the government’s decision to give learners in Grade 4 and...

Over 40 000 Grades 1 and 8 Learners Still Not Placed In Gauteng Schools: Lesufi

NYAKALLO TEFU GAUTENG MEC of Education, Panyaza Lesufi, says over 40 000 online applicants for Grade 1 and Grade 8...

NSFAS Welcomes New Board And CEO

INSIDE EDUCATION REPORTER THE National Student Financial Aid Scheme has welcomed the appointment of a new CEO and the...

Kenyan Entrepreneur Warns US To Invest In African Health and STEM Talent

WHEN she was a Kenyan student studying in the US, Lydiah Kemunto Bosire missed out on the chance to study a Masters...
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Deputy President David Mabuza To Address The World AIDS Day Commemoration in Soweto

DEPUTY President David Mabuza, in his capacity as Chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC), will deliver a keynote address...
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Higher Education

Andile Nongogo Appointed New NSFAS CEO

NYAKALLO TEFU THE National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has appointed Andile Nongogo as its new chief executive...

Opinion: DUT Vice-chancellor, Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu Talks About The Kind Of Leadership Required To Reform The Country

PROFESSOR THANDWA MTHEMBU I have been asked to share some reflections on the topic: What kind of leadership is required...

Michaela Robinson Wins Big At Wits University’s Annual Sports Awards

THE future of sailing is clearly in good hands – judging by the recipients at the annual Wits Sports Awards. The sport...

South Africa Adopts Innovative Policy Framework For Internationalisation Of Higher Education

DR NICO JOOSTE and CORNELIUS HAGENMEIER ON 6 November, the South African Policy Framework for Internationalisation of Higher...

Adjaye Associates Reveals The New Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library In Johannesburg

ADJAYE Associates, the eponymous practice of RIBA Gold Medal-winning Ghanaian–British architect Sir David Adjaye, has unveiled its design for the Thabo Mbeki...

Post COVID-19: Opportunity For Universities To Have A Rethink

TAWANA KUPE and GERALD WANGENGE-OUMA UNIVERSITIES have a long history of operating in environments that are unstable, disruptive and...

University of Fort Hare’s R400 Million Student Village Residence Project To Be Completed in December 2020

CONSTRUCTION of the biggest student residence in South African history, Student Village on the Alice campus of the University of Fort Hare...

COVID-19: SA’s University Vice-chancellors Concerned Over ‘Superspreader’ Students

MONAKO DIBETLE DESPITE over 19,500 COVID-19 deaths to date and an average of 1,200 new infections reported in South...

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GAUTENG PROVINCE REGISTERS 62% COVID-19 RECOVERIES, SURPASSING THE 100K MARK

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Opinion: DUT Vice-chancellor, Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu Talks About The Kind Of Leadership Required To Reform The Country

PROFESSOR THANDWA MTHEMBU I have been asked to share some reflections on the topic: What kind of leadership is required...

Cyril Ramaphosa: To the Class Of 2020, I Wish You The Very Best

IN THREE days’ time the matric class of 2020 will sit for the National Senior Certificate examinations. It is the culmination of...

Mcebo Dlamini: Should We Tell Matriculants The Truth About Tertiary Education?

IN A taxi on the freeway, windows are sweating and people are squeezed inside almost to a point of suffocating. A red...
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North West To Build R68 Million State-Of-The-Art School in Ikageng, Tlokwe, To Deal With ‘Overcrowding’ Challenges

NYAKALLO TEFU THE North West Department of Education has announced the erection of a new state-of-the-art school in Ikageng...

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Achieving 75% Reduction In HIV Infections Likely To End AIDS As A Public Health Threat by 2030

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AS WE continue our efforts to manage the devastating coronavirus pandemic, we cannot ignore the other public...

Study: No Link Between High School Sports And COVID-19 Transmission

A NEW study suggests taking part in high school sports is not linked to an increased risk of COVID-19.

Maths and Science Tutor Gives Hope To Students In Soshanguve

A 52-year-old man has not only been the talk of every maths and science student in Soshanguve, he has also been the...

Obasanjo Laments Nigeria’s 14 Million Out Of School Children

FORMER President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, saying...

Andile Nongogo Appointed New NSFAS CEO

NYAKALLO TEFU THE National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has appointed Andile Nongogo as its new chief executive...

Opinion: DUT Vice-chancellor, Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu Talks About The Kind Of Leadership Required To Reform The Country

PROFESSOR THANDWA MTHEMBU I have been asked to share some reflections on the topic: What kind of leadership is required...

Basic Education Launches A Full-Scale Investigation After Another Question Paper Leak Rocks Final Matric Exams

BASIC Education Minister Angie Motshekga has condemned in the strongest terms the leaking of Physical Sciences Paper 2 exam, which was...

Michaela Robinson Wins Big At Wits University’s Annual Sports Awards

THE future of sailing is clearly in good hands – judging by the recipients at the annual Wits Sports Awards. The sport...

Classroom Corner: Hugh Corder, A Man For All Seasons

VETERAN law scholar and activist Professor Hugh Corder well remembers his BCom LLB graduation at the University of Cape Town (UCT). It was...

Western Cape Rethinks Matric Rage As COVID-19 Cases Rise

THE Western Cape government is closely monitoring events like Matric Rage, traditionally held on the Garden Route, as the numbers of COVID-19...
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Maths and Science Tutor Gives Hope To Students In Soshanguve

A 52-year-old man has not only been the talk of every maths and science student in Soshanguve, he has also been the...
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CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Achieving 75% Reduction In HIV Infections Likely To End AIDS As A Public Health Threat by 2030

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AS WE continue our efforts to manage the devastating coronavirus pandemic, we cannot ignore the other public...

Millions Of People Are On Treatment For HIV: Why Are So Many Still Dying?

TWENTY years ago, treatment for HIV was a rare luxury in South Africa. Exorbitant costs and President Thabo Mbeki's government's fierce opposition...

World Diabetes Day: University of Pretoria Insulin Project Acknowledges Crucial Role Of Nurses In Managing The Disease

Dr PATRICK NGASSA PIOTIE DIABETES is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough...

Ramaphosa: A Second Wave Of The COVID-19 Could Devastate The Recovering Economy, Risk Lives

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA THE jacaranda trees are in full bloom across the nation’s capital, heralding the start of summer. After...

Thokozane Ngcongwane: My Roller-coaster Ride Of Mental Health

THOKOZANE NGCONGWANE My name is Thokozane Ngcongwane. I coordinate the UFSS1504 module in the Centre for Teaching and Learning...

Health Education Could Benefit Neurotic College Students

COLLEGE students are under a lot of stress, even more so lately due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on certain personality types,...

COVID-19: This Is What Worries Young People The Most

IT’S often said viruses don’t discriminate. But how the COVID-19 pandemic affects you varies greatly depending on many factors – in particular,...

SPECIAL REPORT| How Africa May Lose Out On The Race To Solve The COVID Conundrum

WANJOHI KABUKURU TWO French medical Professors Camille Locht of the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)...

World’s First COVID-19 Vaccine? A Ray of Hope as Russia’s Sechenov University Successfully Completes Human Trials

MOSCOW| As the world races to come up with an effective vaccine against Covid-19, Russia has become the first country to successfully...

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Charles Darwin Notebooks ‘Stolen’ From Cambridge University

TWO of Charles Darwin's notebooks containing his pioneering ideas on evolution and his famous "Tree of Life" sketch are missing, believed stolen,...

Obasanjo Laments Nigeria’s 14 Million Out Of School Children

FORMER President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, saying...

Zimbabwe State Universities’ Workers Down Tools Monday Over Poor Salaries

MBEKEZELI NCUBE THE Zimbabwe State Universities Union members have vowed to down tools at all government-run varsities from next...

New York City Schools To Temporarily Close Due To Rising COVID-19 Rates

NEW York City public schools will shut down temporarily starting Thursday because of surging coronavirus cases, top city officials revealed Wednesday.

Millions of Students Have Limited Contact With Teachers

MILLIONS of schoolchildren in the United States remain in virtual-only school, and some 5.5 million of them have limited contact with a...
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