‘Shutdown’ of UCT will be disastrous, university warns Fees Must Fall protesters

UCT’s executive committee received a 48-hour notice from the South African Liberated Public Sector Workers Union Monday afternoon

Intellimali lays charges against Mani over misappropriated money

Meanwhile, the ‘traumatised’ student who spent more than R800,000 is getting threats from other students and looking for a pro bono lawyer

Student donor funds are in safe hands, says aid scheme head

Student aid boss Sizwe Nxasana assures donors their money is safe after R14.1m allocation bungle at another funding provider

UCT to offer fintech-focused degree from 2018

One of the key areas of the degree will be blockchain technology as used by the growing number of crypto-currencies, such as bitcoin and ethereum

Fort Hare university closes nursing department after student boycott

The students are demanding the removal of their acting head of department‚ Ntombana Rala‚ whom they accuse of running the department ‘like her own farm’

SA warned on lack of coding and robotics at schools

Lack of infrastructure and expensive data remain barriers, warns Sizwe Nxasana

King Goodwill Zwelithini speaks out as patron of education in KZN

He wants a pass rate of 80% this year, and 100% next year for his 70th birthday, but acknowledges that early education is ‘not sewing the right ...

Parents disrupt schooling at Johannesburg school

The Gauteng Education MEC visits the school where a ‘proper school building’ isn’t possible due to a land dispute

Teachers say student leader makes them ‘scared for their safety’

The KZN Education Department and a teachers union are at loggerheads over the removal of a learner amid claims of ‘systemic racism’

Report on fees for students not yet with Zuma

The report has missed its submission deadline to the Presidency by nearly two months

Students blame materials backlog on tender gone wrong

Unisa rejects the allegation, but will not identify the contractor

Education officials appeal to parents to confirm pupils’ placement

The Gauteng education department says the lack of response to offers of placement in the province’s school is causing ‘serious delays’

Oakbay to use legal fees from Gordhan case for poor students

Treasury will foot the bill for the case brought by former finance minister Pravin Gordhan, and the Gupta-linked company says it will use the repaid money for ...

Khoisan ancestral language may soon be introduced in Cape schools

‘It’s not just about the language ... when you lose your language‚ you lose your identity‚ you lose your culture‚’ says ...

UJ makes its debut on world universities’ ranking

Wits is SA’s highest placed institution on the Academic Ranking of World Universities, with UCT ranked as the country’s second best

Shortage keeps poorly qualified teachers in place

Department of Basic Education is stuck with more than 5,000 underqualified or unqualified teachers

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