Some Eastern Cape schools have more than 100 pupils in a room

The Legal Resources Centre says ‘overcrowded classrooms undermine children’s right to a basic education’

Almost 3,000 Eastern Cape teachers are not qualified to teach what they teach

Education MEC Mandla Makupula says some teachers are not qualified to teach at all, the subjects most at risk of unqualified teachers are languages‚ maths and ...

Abuse at Parktown Boys’ High going for at least a decade: report

The investigation also found that there was a ‘culture of silence’ at the school

NSFAS to finally start paying students, says Naledi Pandor

Pandor placed the scheme under administration earlier in August and appointed Randall Carolissen as administrator

Tshwane University of Technology closes for a week to mourn death of law student

There will be an institution-wide week of mourning for Katlego Andries Monareng, who died after he was hit by a bullet outside the Soshanguve North campus

NSFAS chief Steven Zwane suspended

The suspension follows allegations of maladministration against Zwane

Student aid scheme boss Steven Zwane suspended

The suspension follows allegations of maladministration against Zwane and comes just weeks after Sizwe Nxasana resigned as NSFAS chairperson

Pandor calls for rethink of plan to reduce Setas

The Setas were intended to bridge SA’s skills deficit and boost employment but have been widely criticised for their inefficiency

Wits is SA’s top ranked university, but UJ and UKZN don’t make the top 500

The ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s selections for 2018 put the universities of Cape Town‚ Stellenbosch and Pretoria into the top 300

Student aid scheme to re-open 2019 applications despite backlog

The crisis at the National Student Financial Aid Scheme prompted the resignation of its chair last week, with the entire board to be dissolved soon

Image of TVET colleges set to get a makeover

The sector’s lack of funding and poor management blocks the National Development Plan’s vision of a route to reduce SA’s skills shortages

NSFAS board ‘will soon be dissolved’

Minister Pandor says administrator will be appointed

Overdue certificates from TVET colleges are a hurdle for job seekers

MPs told some students have waited more than 10 years for their certificates

Sizwe Nxasana’s exit ‘suggests a serious crisis at NSFAS’

The student aid fund has been struggling to ensure the smooth roll-out of free higher education

Destructive Fees Must Fall protests cost universities R786m

Naledi Pandor catalogues how laboratories, libraries and buildings were set alight and vandalised on campuses across the country

Protests and shutdowns at campuses rocked by sexual violence

Lectures at both Rhodes and Nelson Mandela University have been suspended as students voice their shock and anger at incidents of rape

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