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Basic education department must clip wings of SGBs, safeguard pupils’ future

Palesa Lebitse Two weeks ago, I wrote an article about how racists have found strategic ways to discriminate against blacks. This follows the uproar over pictures...

Business Economic Indaba: Strategic Dialogue for a Transformed and Inclusive Economy”

Sipho Pityana Sipho M Pityana, the president of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) address at the  Business Economic Indaba. This inaugural Business Economic Indaba follows my promise...

Poor-quality teachers are holding back South Africa’s education system

Natasha Robinson Half of all South African pupils who have attended school for five years can’t do basic calculations. This is according to a 2015...

Education quality and the youth skills gap are marring progress in Africa

David E Kiwuwa The Ibrahim Index of African Governance measures and monitors Africa’s governance performance. It produces an impartial picture of governance performance in every country on...

Tertiary institutions should adopt rigorous admission criteria for teacher education programmes

Nicola Vermooten Future generations need to be taught by capable and committed teachers. On 3 January 2019 Angie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education, announced the results...

How technology, businesses and communities help poor schools thrive

William Gumede It would take a Herculean effort to rescue South Africa’s failing government schools in townships and rural areas, yet it is urgently necessary...

#MatricResults2018: For those who failed, this is not the end of the road

Omphitlhetse Mooki Bucket loads of tears were shed last week - tears of joy and tears of sadness.As some leapt for joy and basked in...

#MatricResults: Son of a street hawker becomes a top achiever

Staff Reporter East London's International Convention Centre was a scene of jubilation on Friday evening as the Eastern Cape education department honoured its 2018 matric...

Forget the matric ballyhoo and focus on the real issues that need fixing

Mary Metcalfe Because the National Senior Certificate (NSC) results have great significance in the lives of individuals and families, SA celebrates the release of the...

Five young economists to listen to

Johan Fourie Ideas, and the people that give birth to them, shape our future. So with this final issue of 2018, let us look at...
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