South Africans Prefer Their Children To Be Taught In English

Steven Gordon, Human Sciences Research Council and Jaqueline Harvey, Human Sciences Research Council English is only one of 11...

‘Unpleasant Smell’ From Exam Papers Makes Learners Sick In Limpopo

The Government Printing Works (GPW) says it is reviewing its contract with a service provider following an incident in which children...
NSFAS Administrator Randall Carolissen

NSFAS Needs A Complete ‘Re-imagination’ Administrator Tells Parliament

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) requires nothing less than a “complete re-imagination" of its operating model and governance structure, the...
South African Teacher

South Africa Must Up Its Game And Produce More Teachers

A UNESCO report, which examined the number of teachers that each country needs, found that sub-Saharan Africa needs an additional 6,3 million...
Special needs schools

Telecom Firms Pledge Support For ICT Roll-Out In Special Needs Schools

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, recently convened the first ICT Roundtable on resourcing special needs schools with ICT equipment.
South Africa doctorates

South Africa Takes Steps To Assure The Quality Of Its Doctorates

Sioux McKenna, Rhodes University Around the world there has been a massive increase in demand for doctoral education. This...

Presidential Commission On 4IR Presents Draft Diagnostic Report To Ramaphosa

The Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) presented its draft diagnostic report to President Cyril Ramaphosa Thursday.
Naledi Pandor

Do Not Neglect Research & Innovation When Talking Investments, Cautions DIRCO...

Riyaz Patel It's time for Africa to become serious about investing more in research, development and innovation, International Relations...
gender inequality

Gender Inequality In Education Is Still An Issue In Kenya And...

Beatrice Akala, University of Johannesburg Women still aren’t fully represented in higher education in Kenya and South Africa, despite...

Bickering Over Bursaries Between Arts & Culture And Wits Leaves Students...

Wits University Masters students who were promised bursaries by the Department of Arts and Culture, say payment delays have had a serious...

Gauteng Education Extends Admission Placement Period For 2020 To End November

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has extended the admission placement period for the 2020 academic year to November 30.The process initially...

Gauteng Education MEC Lesufi Apologizes To Parents Over Admissions Glitch

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi say his department is fully aware of the admission disruptions at district offices and has apologised to...

DBE Says ‘Misleading Reports’ On Sexuality Section Of Curriculum Creating Panic...

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says its noted with concern the continued "misrepresentation of facts" regarding some of the content in...

UK Universities Dragging Their Feet On Anti-Racism Measures

Ilyas Nagdee Over a quarter of ethnic minority students in the UK have endured physical and verbal racist...

‘Catalyse Social Science To Build A More Just Society’ – Nzimande...

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has lauded the National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) for producing its 3rd cohort of...

SA Principals Back From China Study Tour

Twenty-five South African school principals, who spent two weeks in China to broaden understanding of the work by educational leaders at a...

NSFAS Puts Contingency Measures In Place Amid Strike

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says the strike action set to get underway today will not affect funding applications for...

Matthew Goniwe: Celebrating the Legacy

Matthew Goniwe: Celebrating the Legacy Download

Police Minister Announces Task Team To Tackle University Safety

Police Minister Bheki Cele, university vice-chancellors and the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) have established a task team to ramp up...

DBE Averts Matric Exam Disruption In North West

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) say the 275 matric exam candidates, who had their sitting disrupted by community protests in the...