‘Catalyse Social Science To Build A More Just Society’ – Nzimande...

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has lauded the National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) for producing its 3rd cohort of...

Police Minister Announces Task Team To Tackle University Safety

Police Minister Bheki Cele, university vice-chancellors and the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) have established a task team to ramp up...

Higher Education Committee Probes Why National Skills Fund Has Two Acting...

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Higher Education has expressed alarm that the National Skills Fund (NSF) has appointed two acting Chief Financial Officers,...

Declining Quality Education Means Africa’s Youth Not Prepared For Job Market...

A sharp decline in the quality of education and training provided by African countries since 2014 has left many of the continent’s...

DBE Clarifies Stance On General Education Certificate In Parliament

On the eve of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Matric examinations, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has again clarified, this time...

NSFAS Staffers Arrested On Fraud Charges

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says three of its employees have been arrested following allegations of fraud relating to student...

NSFAS Applications Flooding In Ahead Of November Deadline

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it is receiving more than 4000 applications a day on average.

‘Hidden Hunger’ Lurks On Campuses Throughout South African Universities

Marc Wegerif, University of Pretoria and Oluwafunmiola Adeniyi, University of the Western Cape Food insecurity at tertiary institutions is...

Legislative Amendments Seek To Strengthen National Qualifications Framework

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) says there is more to the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Act than just criminalising qualifications...

Pretoria & Delhi Cement Higher Education Ties During Deputy Minister Manamela’s...

South Africa's Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Buti Manamela, has secured agreement on high-level research cooperation, including mutual recognition of various academic...

Maritime Academy Launched At uMfolozi TVET College

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has launched the Maritime Academy at the Esikhawini Campus of uMfolozi TVET College.

African ‘Education Systems Not Aligned To Needs Of Economies’ – Ramaphosa

President Ramaphosa has warned that the mismatch of skills and the needs of the market in Africa will grow with the onset...

‘New tertiary education institution to benefit youth in Mitchells Plain and...

Mitchells Plain will soon be home to Cape Town’s latest tertiary institution following the sale of land by the City of Cape Town to...

Move to improve TVET colleges

Kgopi Mabotja Students who have enrolled to study at Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges should not feel inadequate as their skills are invaluable...

South Africa: R56m Toyota manufacturing institute opens in KZN

Staff Reporter Representatives from national, provincial and local government, academia and the business sector today welcomed the establishment of South Africa’s newest manufacturing institute. The new...

South Africa: Call for NSFAS candidates to apply before November 30

Bongani Nkosi The closing date for National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications is drawing closer. The funding scheme has also warned it would not accept...

R28m Thyssenkrupp technical academy opens its doors for training

Yoliswa Sobuwa Mutshinya Phindulo is one of the beneficiaries of the new state-of-the-art R28m Thyssenkrupp technical training academy. The academy in Edenvale, east of Johannesburg, was...

Universities should address demand for blockchain skills

Wagdy Sawahel Calls are mounting for African universities to keep pace with the world’s top 50 higher education institutions in offering more courses to harness...

Naledi Pandor convenes a colloquium on transformation in Higher Education

Staff Reporter Higher Education and Training Minister, Naledi Pandor, will on Monday convene a one-day colloquium on advancing transformation in higher education. The conversation is set...

South Africa must not lag behind in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Edwin Naidu Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor said she would soon ask the National Treasury for more funding - and set up...