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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...

Matric supplementary exams shifted to mid-year

Inside Education The Department of Basic Education has announced its decision to move matric supplementary exams. From 2019, the second national examination will take place between...

Decolonise science – time to end another imperial era

Rohan Deb Roy Sir Ronald Ross had just returned from an expedition to Sierra Leone. The British doctor had been leading efforts to tackle the...

South Africa’s most powerful nano-satellite sent off

Veronica Mohapeloa  The Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, yesterday participated in a ceremony to send off South Africa's second nanosatellite to India, where...

Grants for learner transport

Jan Bornman National Treasury has confirmed it is looking at making changes to the scholar transport funding model in South Africa. This comes after inputs from...

Jobless matriculants hired to ‘improve’ education in rural schools

Prega Govender A total of 760 unemployed matriculants will be employed as education assistants in a bid to improve the literacy, numeracy and reading skills...

Lack of proper nutrition a key obstacle to learning for SA kids

Thabo Molelekwa A study found a link between poor nutrition in early childhood and educational outcomes later in life. Poor nutrition in early childhood has a...
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