Shape Shifter in Education

Shape Shifter in Education by KELETSO THOBEGA It is not students’ passing through the education system that is paramount, but the quality of what they learn...

Hlengiwe Mkhize: TVET Colleges are critical in reducing youth unemployment

Thabo Mohlala The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is not only concerned with universities but they are looking at the re-configuration of the...

Motshekga: We are ready for Grade 12 exams

Bonile Khanyi  All nine provinces are ready for the upcoming 2017 matric examinations, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Friday. Addressing a media briefing in...

Lesufi Says Over 250 000 Undocumented Learners Is Straining Gauteng Education...

Provincial schools are catering for more than 250,000 undocumented learners, says Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. He was appearing before...

Matric 2019: Extra Security Measures To Ensure No Leaks

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says security around matric exam question papers have been tightened, with staff involved in the printing...
2018 Matric Results

Matric Exams: Umalusi gives green light for 2018 matric results

PRETORIA - Umalusi, the quality assurance council which oversees South Africa's National Senior Certificate examinations, has approved the results of the 2018 matric exams....

Protesting Fort Hare students vow to intensify disruption of classes

Bonile Khanyi The University of Fort Hare will secure an urgent court interdict to prohibit some of its students from causing more disruptions on the...

The need for Social-Emotional Learning in South Africa

Tracey Butchart SEL (social-emotional learning) is currently a hot topic in global education news. The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) defines this...

100 SA Shining Stars To Be Formally Recognised

The sterling efforts of young South Africans who are contributing to positive change in the country, and making a tangible difference to...

Africa’s largest nation is slowly embracing women in STEM fields

Festus Iyorah Virginia Odor’s plans for a college education weren’t different from those of thousands of other young Nigerian women. She would study theater art,...
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...

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...

Load Shedding Disrupt Matric Exams

Department of Basic Education spokesperson, Elijah Mhlanga, says areas mostly affected by load shedding on Wednesday were in Gauteng, KwaZulu- Natal and...

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.

Declining Quality Education Means Africa’s Youth Not Prepared For Job Market...

A sharp decline in the quality of education and training provided by African countries since 2014 has left many of the continent’s...

Department condemns ‘skinny pants’ protest at Pretoria West High School, but...

Thabo Mohlala Gauteng Education Department and parents should tread carefully when dealing with the issue of school uniform, said Basil Manuel, president of the National...

Two More Schools Of Specialisation With A Focus On High Tech...

The launch of St Barnabas and UJ Metropolitan Mathematics specialist Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) schools is set to ignite a...

Nzimande Tells UNIZULU: Use Transferred R230M To Urgently Build 3500 Bed...

The Higher Education Minister on Monday urged the University of Zululand (Unizulu) to urgently start work on building 3500 new bed spaces using...
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...

Another school violence video emerges in KZN

Chris Makhaye KZN MEC for Education Mthandeni Dlungwane appealed to parents to work with authorities and teachers to end violence in schools in the province. Dlungwane...