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Monthly Archives: December, 2018

More students pursuing post-graduate degrees, because a Bachelor’s doesn’t cut it anymore

Athina May More people are opting for post-graduate studies in order to cut it in the dog-eat-dog working world. More than ever, having a Bachelor’s Degree...

In Nigeria more than 13 million school-age children out of school

Timothy Obiezu A survey conducted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicates that the population of out of school children in Nigeria has risen...

Picture books: A great way to encourage children to read

Athol Williams  Win mini-libraries Nal’ibali, South Africa’s reading-for-enjoyment campaign, is giving away 20 mini-libraries containing 30 to 40 books for primary school children. To enter, email info@nalibali.org by...

Graça Machel stands up for girls’ education at Hong Kong summit

Ra'eesa Pather  At the Yidan Prize Summit in Hong Kong, former Mozambican education minister and a humanitarian in South Africa, Graça Machel, delivered a keynote...

South Africa: Judge acquits Soweto school patroller of rape, sexual assault

Khaya Koko The school patroller accused of raping and sexually assaulting young girls at a primary school in Soweto has been acquitted of all charges...

Holidays, a great time to relook your career path

Gillian Mooney Few of us can afford to make a clean break at work and then start on a new path from scratch. What you need...

South Africa: Pupils prepare for the digital age by building their own robots

Chante Schatz Meet Bongani and Mbali - two robots built by nine pupils involved in the robotics course of the Melisizwe Computer Labs Project in...

This SA start-up that automatically matches learners with universities just landed R3.5 million from Google

Timothy Rangongo After gruelling questions and scrutiny into whether their social startup created 1) economic opportunity, 2) improved the lives of South Africans, 3) presented...

Tanzania: Pros and cons of fee-free education three years on

Salome Gregory Last month marked three years since the introduction of fees-free education policy in Tanzania. The policy, which meant to remove all forms of...

Whizz-kid, 11, set on cracking water shortage code

Candice Soobramoney At age 11 Kabir Budlender talks computer coding a mile a minute. He is advanced and informed beyond his age and has aspirations of...

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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