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Kenya and its university strike cycle

Ishmael Munene Kenya’s public university lecturers are on strike, barely three months after another lengthy work stoppage. Ishmael Munene spoke to Moina Spooner from The Conversation...

Grants for learner transport

Jan Bornman National Treasury has confirmed it is looking at making changes to the scholar transport funding model in South Africa. This comes after inputs from...

Meet UCT’s incoming Vice-Chancellor, Mamokgethi Phakeng

Jenna Etheridge Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng started her education under a tree and had to walk up to 10km just to get to school. Today, she is...

William Kentridge receives honorary PhD

Christina Pitt South African artist William Kentridge was awarded an honorary PhD of philosophy from the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria on...

Jobless matriculants hired to ‘improve’ education in rural schools

Prega Govender A total of 760 unemployed matriculants will be employed as education assistants in a bid to improve the literacy, numeracy and reading skills...

Lack of proper nutrition a key obstacle to learning for SA kids

Thabo Molelekwa A study found a link between poor nutrition in early childhood and educational outcomes later in life. Poor nutrition in early childhood has a...

TVET Pietermaritzburg college campuses shut down

Nompendulo Ngubane    Last week, students barricaded Burger Street, in Pietermaritzburg with rocks and burning tyres, demanding that the college pay their accommodation fees from the...

Gauteng 2019 online registration system for public schools goes live

Inside Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi launched the 2019 Online Learner admissions registrations for grades 1 and 8 on Monday at 8am. Gauteng department of education will...

A more flexible curriculum approach can support student success

Delia Marshall Financial access is extremely important for poor and working class students wanting to get a foot in the door at universities. But on...

What universities can do to expand social entrepreneurship

Jackline Nyerere Universities are at the forefront of any country’s economic development efforts. They play an invaluable role in passing knowledge on to the next...
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