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DHE Says Calls For National Shutdown Of Universities Is ‘Unfortunate’ After...

The Department of Higher Education says the call for a national shutdown of universities by the South African Union of Students (SAUS) to...

How To Fix The Gap Between School And Work In South...

Kobus Maree, University of Pretoria The world of work is changing constantly, profoundly, and faster. This is clear from...

Defining New Education Models In The New Economic & Social Context...

Quality, relevant and targeted education is one of the most pressing issues of our times. In this fast and ever changing world,...
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Blade Nzimande Worried About SA’s Declining Maths Results Amid Cheers For...

South Africa's Higher Education Minister says he's concerned with the numbers which show that fewer matriculants achieved more than 40% for mathematics...
Cyril Ramaphosa with Basic education minister and her deputy

Reading For Meaning An ‘Apex Priority’ For Government – Ramaphosa Tells...

President Cyril Ramaphosa told key stakeholders in the basic education sector immediate task as government is to improve the foundational skills of...
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NSFAS 2020 Application Deadline Approaches

Students who do not have access to funding and who intend to study at a public university or TVET college in 2020,...

‘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...