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Monthly Archives: November, 2017

Deputy Minister defines national plans for digital learning

Janet Thomson Basic education deputy minister, Enver Surty opened SchoolNet’s “SA 2017 ICT in the Classroom”, held recently at Brescia House School in Bryanston, to...

Classroom Matters: The global education sector needs innovation desperately

Classroom Matters Xolani Majola In this, the first in a series of articles on Classroom Matters, I am trying to highlight the multiplicity of issues attached to...

Michael Komape case: Basic Education ignored calls to fix sanitation at schools

Chester Makana The basic education department lied to Section 27 when it was warned about the state of education in Limpopo, the advocacy group told the...

Basic Education calls for public input on home schooling

Bonile Khanyi The Department of Basic Education is calling for public comment on the Draft Policy on Home Education. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has invited...

CHE cracks the whip on inadequate LLB programmes

Thabo Mohlala Universities are rushing against time to meet the Council for Higher Education (CHE)’s new stringent requirements to offer LLB programme. Last week the...

UKZN investigating leaked psychology papers

Bonile Khanyi An Investigation is underway at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) after it emerged that four psychology exam papers were leaked. In a statement, the...

Students warn government to remove income-contingency loans from the funding model

Thabo Mohlala The government's final position on the recently released Fees Commission report will determine how students will respond, come next year. This is what...

Mandela Rhodes scholar wants to be a teacher so he can influence young people

Thabo Mohlala It is very unusual for most young people to decide, with a measure of confidence, what career they will pursue after they complete...

Police dogs on campus cause anxiety for UCT students

Thabo Mohlala Student leaders at the University of Cape Town (UCT) hope the management would relent and remove the massive white marquee pitched on the...

Rosina Komape wept as she recalled her son’s pit toilet death

Chester Makana A Limpopo mother who is suing the government after her son drowned in a school’s pit toilet broke down and wept as she...

Latest news

Andile Nongogo Appointed New NSFAS CEO

THE National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has appointed Andile Nongogo as its new chief executive officer for the next five years.

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...
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