9 Million SA Learners Face Hunger as Ramaphosa Imposes 21-Day Lockdown

Charles Molele and Thalia Holmes The coronavirus outbreak in South Africa turned domestic worker Dorothy Masanabo’s family life upside...

Online Learning For University Students During Coronavirus Outbreak

Nyakallo Tefu  Since the universities were shut down due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, life for university students...

COVID-19: Here’s How To Keep Your Kids Entertained At Home During...

Nyakallo Tefu  South African schools have now entered a second week of closure since President Cyril Ramaphosa declared ‘National...

Western Cape Education Launches Reading Strategy For 10-year-old School Learners

Nyakallo Tefu Western Cape Education Department has launched the Western Cape Reading Strategy, which aims to ensure that every...

World Schools Rugby Festival Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

The annual World Schools Rugby Festival, featuring leading local and foreign teams, won’t be taking place at Affies this year.

UCT VC Pays It Forward With New Scholarship For Black Women

Helen Swingler University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng has self-funded a new scholarship...

Teacher of the Week: Deidre van Staden

CLASSROOM CORNER TEACHER: Deidre van Staden SCHOOL: Strathvaal Primary School, North West

COVID-19: What Teachers in China Have Learned in the Past Month

Laurel Schwartz Since February 17, I’ve been teaching 11th-grade humanities writing to students who are self-quarantined in China. Our teachers were...

COVID-19: How City of Joburg Is Dealing with Coronavirus

Nyakallo Tefu  City of Joburg mayor Geoffrey Makhubo says the city has already implemented urgent and drastic measures to...

Senegal’s House-bound School Children Take Classes From TV

Senegalese schoolboy Ibrahima Diongue listened intently as a teacher held forth about a tricky maths problem. It was a regular school day, except...