Higher Education Committee Probes Why National Skills Fund Has Two Acting...

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Higher Education has expressed alarm that the National Skills Fund (NSF) has appointed two acting Chief Financial Officers,...

SA School PrincipalS China Study Tour ‘Beneficial To All’ – DBE

ElijahMhlanga SHANGHAI - This week marks the beginning of the second week of the study tour to China...

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...

DBE Says Contingency Plans In Place As Eskom Warned Not To...

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says Eskom’s power cut announcement is "extremely unfortunate" as it coincides with the start of the...

Grand Affirmation For the Man ‘Who Loved To Affirm People’ –...

Anti-apartheid activist Matthew Goniwe, who was also a teacher, principal, community leader and one of the so-called ‘Cradock Four’ murdered by apartheid...

Kathrada Foundation Announces Top 3 ‘Against Racism’ Essays

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation (AKF) has announced the three winners in the Foundation’s Youth Essay Writing Competition against racism.

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...

Chinese and South African School Principals Learning From Each Other

 Elijah Mhlanga SHANGHAI - Cooperation between parents and teachers is a critical factor in a child's development,...

DBE Clarifies Stance On General Education Certificate In Parliament

On the eve of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Matric examinations, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has again clarified, this time...
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‘Urgent Assistance’ for Jailed Fees Must Fall Activist Kanya Cekeshe –...

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department is urgently assisting 'Fees Must Fall' activist Kanya Cekeshe with "legally available avenues" to secure his release from prison.

SA Delegation in China To ‘Learn and Improve’ Local Education Outcomes

A South African delegation led by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) is in China to participate in a seminar on policy...

General Education Certificate is a Transitional Qualification – Umalusi

The Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi), says the proposed General Education Certificate (GEC) is not...

Some Areas of Concern, But Umalusi Ready For Matric 2019 –...

The Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi) has given assessment bodies the greenlight to administer the...

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...

NSFAS Staffers Arrested On Fraud Charges

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says three of its employees have been arrested following allegations of fraud relating to student...

New Technologies Can Be A Force For Good In Africa If...

Roland Benedikter, Wroclaw University Sub-Saharan Africa is at a point where new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) could...

Basic Education Committee In Parliament ‘Shocked’ Over Fatal School Stabbings In...

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old Grade 10 pupil at the Hillcrest Secondary School in...

New Dawn For Somalia’s Schools As Government Rolls Out Synchronised Curricula

The start of this school year in Somalia marks the first time since the civil war broke out in 1991 that the government has issued a...

NSFAS Applications Flooding In Ahead Of November Deadline

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it is receiving more than 4000 applications a day on average.

Mpumalanga & KZN Pupils More Likely To Be Victims Of Sexual...

Against a backdrop of increasing incidents of sexual violence in South Africans schools – perpetrated by both learners and educators – the Commission...