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...

TVET colleges key ‘to building skills’

Virgilatte Gwangwa   Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor regards Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges as the new hope in South Africa, she said...

No articles for law students at college

Sharika Regchand Varsity College has found itself in a quagmire because the KZN Law Society refuses to allow its LLB students to register to serve...

Zimbabwe has too many State universities, most add no value to...

Staff Reporter Captains of industry have urged the government to cut on the number of state universities, saying some of them are adding no value to the...

17 students march 300 km to ask Ramaphosa to pardon Fees...

Alex Mitchley A small group of students from North West University have marched more than 300km to the Union Buildings in Tshwane to hand over...

Thousands pay tribute to slain Tshwane University of Technology student

Sesona Ngqakamba Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) student, Andries Monareng's  death has robbed the world of the vast talent and potential he offered, the university's...

Competition Commission to investigate price-fixing of school and university textbooks

Nico Gous The Competition Commission is set to investigate whether the Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA) and its 91 members have been fixing book...

South Africa’s university students face a crisis: nearly a third go...

Stephen Devereux There is a common perception that students represent the elite, and so cannot possibly suffer from hunger. But this is a myth. In...

TUT Soshanguve students march to the offices of police minister

Gemma Ritchie Following the death of Tshwane University of Technology law student Katlego Andries Monareng last week, students on the north and south campuses at...