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EXCLUSIVE: No place to bath for matrics locked up at school for exams

Busisiwe Gumede Every matric pass rate a school achieves is a result of hard-work, dedication and in some cases – extreme pressure placed on students...

Medical graduates need guaranteed internship placement

Bonile Khanyi Government needs to come up with a very clear policy that will ensure all final year medical students are placed in an...

South Africa must do more to keep teachers from seeking ‘greener pastures’

Rian de Villiers Around the world, many teachers are choosing to leave their home countries once they’ve qualified. It’s a global phenomenon, and one that...

Skilled Zimbabweans vow to go back home to rebuild their country

Thabo Mohlala ANALYSIS As reality kicks in following the widespread excitement that greeted the ignominious end of Robert Mugabe’s rule, Zimbabweans will have to roll up...

CHE cracks the whip on inadequate LLB programmes

Thabo Mohlala Universities are rushing against time to meet the Council for Higher Education (CHE)’s new stringent requirements to offer LLB programme. Last week the...

UKZN investigating leaked psychology papers

Bonile Khanyi An Investigation is underway at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) after it emerged that four psychology exam papers were leaked. In a statement, the...

Students warn government to remove income-contingency loans from the funding model

Thabo Mohlala The government's final position on the recently released Fees Commission report will determine how students will respond, come next year. This is what...

Mandela Rhodes scholar wants to be a teacher so he can influence young people

Thabo Mohlala It is very unusual for most young people to decide, with a measure of confidence, what career they will pursue after they complete...

Zuma will defiantly launch the alternative funding plan as his legacy project

Thabo Mohlala ANALYSIS The release of the Heher Commission report on the funding of tertiary education by President Jacob Zuma yesterday has come late in the...

Why developing countries are particularly vulnerable to predatory journals

Sioux McKenna Every day academics wade through emails riddled with spelling errors promising almost immediate publication of their research. These publications assure the reader that...
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Classroom Corner: Hugh Corder, A Man For All Seasons

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Western Cape Rethinks Matric Rage As COVID-19 Cases Rise

THE Western Cape government is closely monitoring events like Matric Rage, traditionally held on the Garden Route, as the numbers of COVID-19...
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