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Khayelitsha school learners march for more teachers

Bernard Chiguvare  On Friday several hundred learners from Bulumko Secondary School in Khayelitsha marched to the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) to demand more teachers...

Here’s why all parents should vote in the School Governing Body elections

Thabo Mohlala Thursday marked the start of the election of School Governing Body (SGBs) members across the country. Scheduled to take place until the end...

DUT strike: So near, yet so far, but parties are upbeat they will sign

Thabo Mohlala Durban University of Technology is on knife-edge as parties are under pressure to settle and bring to an end one of the longest...

Naledi Pandor asks the public to weigh in on improvements in higher education via Twitter

Bonile Khanyi Newly appointed Minister of higher education and training Naledi Pandor posted a Twitter poll on Wednesday, asking South Africans which areas within...

Naledi Pandor, a win for social justice and transformation

Thabo Mohlala Thoughtful activism is needed in order to transform the higher education sector. This is what University of Witwatersrand (Wits) Vice Chanclellor Adam Habib...

Teachers trained to curb the rise of HIV/AIDS in schools

Thabo Mohlala Teacher unions have thrown their weight behind the Department of Basic Education (DBE)’s advocacy and training workshops to empower teachers on how best...

DUT impasse ends after department intervention

Bonile Khanyi and Thabo Mohlala The Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Buti Manamela, took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce there had been a breakthrough...

Gauteng SOPA: A new dawn or more of the same?

Bonile Khanyi and Thuletho Zwane “Overcrowding, overcrowding, overcrowding,” this is what Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi said when asked about the biggest challenge facing...

Hopes high as Buti Manamela meets with unions and management to break the impasse at DUT

Thabo Mohlala The protracted labour strike that has crippled academic activities at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) may end tomorrow if all goes well;...

Teacher unions welcome the budget with guarded optimism

Thabo Mohlala Teacher unions have joined scores of trade unions and some civil and NGOs in slamming Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba’s increase of the VAT...
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Opinion: DUT Vice-chancellor, Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu Talks About The Kind Of Leadership Required To Reform The Country

PROFESSOR THANDWA MTHEMBU I have been asked to share some reflections on the topic: What kind of leadership is required...

Basic Education Launches A Full-Scale Investigation After Another Question Paper Leak Rocks Final Matric Exams

BASIC Education Minister Angie Motshekga has condemned in the strongest terms the leaking of Physical Sciences Paper 2 exam, which was...

Michaela Robinson Wins Big At Wits University’s Annual Sports Awards

THE future of sailing is clearly in good hands – judging by the recipients at the annual Wits Sports Awards. The sport...

Classroom Corner: Hugh Corder, A Man For All Seasons

VETERAN law scholar and activist Professor Hugh Corder well remembers his BCom LLB graduation at the University of Cape Town (UCT). It was...

Western Cape Rethinks Matric Rage As COVID-19 Cases Rise

THE Western Cape government is closely monitoring events like Matric Rage, traditionally held on the Garden Route, as the numbers of COVID-19...
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