South Africa doctorates

South Africa Takes Steps To Assure The Quality Of Its Doctorates

Sioux McKenna, Rhodes University Around the world there has been a massive increase in demand for doctoral education. This...
gender inequality

Gender Inequality In Education Is Still An Issue In Kenya And...

Beatrice Akala, University of Johannesburg Women still aren’t fully represented in higher education in Kenya and South Africa, despite...

Bickering Over Bursaries Between Arts & Culture And Wits Leaves Students...

Wits University Masters students who were promised bursaries by the Department of Arts and Culture, say payment delays have had a serious...

UK Universities Dragging Their Feet On Anti-Racism Measures

Ilyas Nagdee Over a quarter of ethnic minority students in the UK have endured physical and verbal racist...

‘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...

NSFAS Puts Contingency Measures In Place Amid Strike

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says the strike action set to get underway today will not affect funding applications for...

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...

Grand Affirmation For the Man ‘Who Loved To Affirm People’ –...

Anti-apartheid activist Matthew Goniwe, who was also a teacher, principal, community leader and one of the so-called ‘Cradock Four’ murdered by apartheid...

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...
Kanya Cekeshe

‘Urgent Assistance’ for Jailed Fees Must Fall Activist Kanya Cekeshe –...

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department is urgently assisting 'Fees Must Fall' activist Kanya Cekeshe with "legally available avenues" to secure his release from prison.

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...

New Technologies Can Be A Force For Good In Africa If...

Roland Benedikter, Wroclaw University Sub-Saharan Africa is at a point where new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) could...

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.

Zimbabwe: Quality Higher Education Means More Than Mastering Workplace Strategies

Patience Mukwambo, University of the Free State When people talk about quality education, they’re often referring to the kind...

Enhanced Learning Outcomes Has Direct Bearing On Economy, Ramaphosa Tells...

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) has an important role to play in an increasingly digitised world, calling on...

Nzimande Tells UNIZULU: Use Transferred R230M To Urgently Build 3500 Bed...

The Higher Education Minister on Monday urged the University of Zululand (Unizulu) to urgently start work on building 3500 new bed spaces using...

Imagine if ‘Oom Bey’ Told me He Was Only Assisting Afrikaners...

Panyaza Lesufi. Is there room for a language-based university? Should a language be used to perpetuate racist agendas?...

‘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...