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Service providers ‘should offer free data for e-learning sites’

Just like MTN, who had once committed to a free Twitter service, network providers should offer a similar service to e-learning websites, which would...

Everything Must Fall: Anatomy of South Africa’s Student Movement

The #FeesMustFall student movement burst onto South Africa's political landscape in 2015 as a protest over the cost of higher education. In October 2015, incensed by announcements of...
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Why Girls’ Education is Key in War Against Climate Change

One year ago I was on an all-female expedition to Antarctica aimed at heightening women's influence as decision-makers on key issues that shape our planet. It...

King slams politicians over public schools

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has lambasted politicians who send their children to private schools while the poor are left to deal with problems at...

Raise your voice on bullying

Learners of Norman Henshilwood High School in Constantia were visited by provincial minister of education Debbie Schafer and DJ Carl Wastie as part of...

Pandor disbands Fort Hare University Council

Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor has dissolved the council at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape. This follows after a range of...

EC education dept urges schools to prioritise learner safety amid floods

The Eastern Cape Education Department said that learner safety remains a top priority, urging schools in affected areas to decide for itself whether to...

Education system rewards under-achievement

The department of education’s 2017/2018 monitoring report was released at the beginning of April. Following this report, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga admitted that...

Makhura: ANC wants radical, highly educated people for Youth League

Charles Molele The ANC must in future do away with a youth league of ‘tired big guys with big bellies,’ according to ANC’s provincial chairperson...

Education must bridge that gap to stay in step for changes...

Energy, infrastructure and education are three critical factors that will determine whether a country’s people benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). These factors...

NC teen accused of killing granny following ‘heated argument’

A 64-year-old woman from Grootdrink in the Northern Cape has been murdered, allegedly by her 17-year-old grandson after an apparent “heated argument”. The woman, who...

Teacher suspended after locking pupil in overnight

A Bulwer teacher has been suspended after she allegedly locked an eight-year-old boy inside the classroom and left him there overnight. KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education...

President Cyril Ramaphosa hands over new schools in KwaZulu-Natal

Staff Reporter President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday handed over three new schools in KwaZulu-Natal, in partnership with the Adopt-A-School Foundation. This forms part of part of...

Naledi Pandor awarded PhD in education from University of Pretoria

Minister of Higher education and Training Naledi Pandor is set to be awarded a PhD in education on Tuesday afternoon. The degree will be...

Gauteng government vows to stamp out school violence

It is being asked if parents, teachers, and the community are losing the battle in raising disciplined children. The Gauteng provincial government has promised to...

Google has opened its first Africa Artificial Intelligence lab in Ghana

A rural farmer in Tanzania hovers over a wilting cassava plant with her phone. In seconds she gets a diagnosis of the disease affecting...

Demands to introduce Shangaan in Zimbabwe education

MINORITY communities southeast of Zimbabwe in Chiredzi are advocating for the introduction of their languages in the school curriculum and the hiring of teachers...

Zuma and Mbeki to meet at political school

South Africa’s former presidents Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma are expected to be among the guests attending the ANC’s political school launch event at...

Free education for MK vets

Umkhonto weSizwe military veterans who did not get a chance to study further are going to be receiving free tertiary education. The Unisa Graduate School...
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Unicef: Only 1 in 5 children enrolled in pre-primary education in...

Staff Reporter On Tuesday the United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) released its first ever global report on pre-primary education. It reported that 175-million children globally...