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Promoting academic excellence

Promoting academic excellence by  BOITUMELO GOBOTSAMANG The All Brilliant Minds Organisation (ALBRIMO), a recently registered Non-Governmental Organisation established to promote academic excellence in Botswana and internationally,...

Motswana student shines in London

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Demystifying Science, Through Comics

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THE BIG INTERVIEW – Paradigm Shifter

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Parental involvement key to academic excellence

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Public teaching slowly catching the Tech bug

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For the love of Teaching.

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SA student’s death may put SA-Cuba medical student program in jeopardy

Chris Makhaye THE death of a KwaZulu-Natal third-year medical doctor in Havana, Cuba, has once again put the spotlight on the challenges faced by South...

Using the arts to teach financial literacy

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Matric results: A trigger for death by suicide

Bonile Khanyi After six long weeks of writing exams and another five weeks of anxiously waiting for results, the matric class of 2017 will...

A book review: Astonishing the Gods by Ben Okri

Pfungwa wekwa Nyamukachi I got my 2-minutes of fame on national radio (SAfm). A first for me. I had been asked to contribute a book review...

African countries want to accelerate the 4th industrial revolution, what about...

Thuletho Zwane One of the more pertinent questions asked at the African Development Bank (AfDB) 2018 annual meetings was whether African states could strategically and...

We celebrate OR Tambo as a dedicated maths and science teacher

Thabo Mohlala Today marks the day Oliver Reginald Tambo, affectionately known as OR, would have turned 100 years old. He is by common consent a...
Hardworking, Wits medical student is R126 richer

Hardworking Wits medical student is R126 000 richer

Vicky Abraham A 17-year-old first-year medical student at Wits University is smiling all the way to the bank. Refilwe Selepe from Qwa-Qwa in the Free State...

Career guidance essential

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Maritime Academy Launched At uMfolozi TVET College

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has launched the Maritime Academy at the Esikhawini Campus of uMfolozi TVET College.

NSFAS appoints new CEO

Thabo Mohlala The National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has finally appointed Steven Zwane as a fulltime chief executive officer. Zwane replaces Lerato Nage, who has...

LOO issue finally put to rest

LOO issue finally put to rest by  BIERGE KHUMALO After a long battle, senior teachers at primary school level across the country smiled all the way...

The ANC, corruption and a failed education system

Norimitsu Onishi and Selam Gebrekidan The little girl hated going to the bathroom at school. The pit toilets were so dark, dirty and crumbling. Many children were...