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School sport: Disabled children and able-bodied children should compete

Mosibodi Whitehead Team South Africa recently returned from a successful campaign at the Commonwealth Games in Australia. The team won 37 medals: 13 gold, 11...

Ramaphosas’ primary school received upgrades

CAJ News  A Soweto school that boasts among its alumni, President Cyril Ramaphosa, has received an upgrade. The renovation of Tshilidzi Primary School by the Volkswagen...

Lesufi Slams Effigy In His Likeness: ‘These Morons Came To ‘Hang’ Me!’

Inside Education Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi sent a tweet with the following words last night. "These morons came to our offices to “hang” me! We...

Private schools in Rwanda close down as public schools become more attractive to parents

Newspeak Private schools in Rwanda are on the verge of closing down due to low patronage. A report by Daily Nation says desperate proprietors who face closure of...

Education for black people in SA is in a terrible state

Gugu Nonjinge On December 16, 2017, former president Jacob Zuma announced that government would be phasing in fully subsidised higher education and training for poor...

Judge dismisses damages claim for child who drowned in pit toilet

Ciaran Ryan   There was shock and disappointment this morning when Judge Gerrit Muller of the Polokwane High Court dismissed a claim for roughly R3 million...

Red tape is alienating academics from their own research and work

Keyan Tomaselli When South African academics want to set up a new degree module, they’re entering into a process that can take years to germinate....

Nigeria: Dangote Foundation Donates N120 Million Secondary School in Lagos

Premium Times The Dangote Foundation says it has donated a well-equipped secondary school in Lagos valued at N120 million ($330 000) as part of its...

500,000 kids not at school, say it’s ‘useless’

Prega Govender 570,000 children and teenagers were not attending educational institutions in 2016, including more than 45,400 who found education “useless or not interesting”. About 104,000...

Are ‘non-competitive sports days’ really better?

SA School Sport 57% of parents with children at primary school say school sports day have become more “non-competitive” than competitive and that they prefer...
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Basic Education Launches A Full-Scale Investigation After Another Question Paper Leak Rocks Final Matric Exams

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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...
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