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WATCH: Khayelitsha private girls school centred around Pan Africanism

Staff Reporter Forty one years since the 1976 Soweto uprising, young people are changing the narrative around education in the townships by designing a system...

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...

Matric pass rate announcement is misleading fanfare, says Equal Education

Sisonke Mlamla The overall matric pass rate is a poor indicator of the health of the education system, and the national Department of Basic Education...

Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi praised for matric pass rate

Charles Molele Gauteng Premier David Makhura has hailed the province’s rise to the top spot in the 2018 matric results as a reflection of massive...

2018 matric pass rate improves to 78.2%

Charles Molele South Africa's overall public schools matric pass rate for the Class of 2018 has improved by 3.1% from last year to 78.2%, Basic...

Ramaphosa to unveil government plans to replace textbooks with tablets

Charles Molele The South African government has announced bold plans to phase out textbooks in all South Africans schools and replace them with digital content. Speaking...

Matric results: 98.9% of pupils pass 2018 IEB exams

Jenna Etheridge A total of 98.92% of pupils passed the 2018 IEB national senior certificate exams, it was announced on Thursday. The Independent Examinations Board (IEB)...

South Africa: Afrocentric history curriculum gets the nod

Sne Masuku Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has approved the reappointment of the history ministerial task team to overhaul the curriculum to make it more...

South African households spend more on entertainment than on children’s education’

Staff Reporter There is no doubt about it. Right now in South Africa, times are tough and about to get tougher. The increase in the...

South Africa: Budget shortfall puts independent schools under threat

Msindisi Fengu One of Gauteng’s best-performing independent schools may be forced to shut down next year. This is because the Gauteng department of education, which has...
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VETERAN law scholar and activist Professor Hugh Corder well remembers his BCom LLB graduation at the University of Cape Town (UCT). It was...
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