MPs demand fast action to unblock student funding system

The administrative chaos at the funding scheme is a major setback for disadvantaged students

Learning must evolve to future-proof Africa

Education in SA does not prepare pupils for the fourth industrial revolution, writes Xolisa Phillip

Kids taught under trees as it is safer than inside a Limpopo school’s classes

In a matter not resolved in more than a decade, the Limpopo Education Department says the school is beyond rehabilitation and has offered another, but parents ...

Poor students bear brunt of chaos at student funding scheme

The administrative chaos is a major setback for disadvantaged students, says DA 's Belinda Bozzoli

Section27 accuses department of failing pupils who have been taught under trees

The law centre says pupils at Makangwane Secondary School in Limpopo have been taught under trees since January when the part of the school’s roof was ...

‘Sace has failed children,’ DA says as it lays charge against teacher-vetting body

The party says the SA Council for Educators is required by law to review teachers against the National Register for Sex Offenders, which it has not done

Walter Sisulu University lecturers to strike over wage talks

The Eastern Cape university faces a total shutdown as wage talks deadlock

Will history be made compulsory throughout high school?

A plan to make history compulsory has been criticised by some who fear the subject will be abused as a political propaganda tool

Education experts tackle transformation at schools

Three top educationists offer tips to help teachers create equitable classrooms where all learners will feel they belong

Seven of SA’s universities make it onto top 1,000 list

The University of Johannesburg rose nearly 150 positions from its debut ranking a year ago, in the 2018-19 edition of the Center for World University Rankings

Demand exceeds available spaces in almost 600 Gauteng schools

As the online application process comes to an end today, the education department has a clearer idea of which schools need to close and where it needs to build ...

Eastern Cape schools are worst in SA for poor infrastructure

The province has the most schools without proper sanitation or electricity, says basic education minister

Digital library in a box is helping school-goers boost their science and maths marks

Anyone within a kilometre can download digital copies of text books‚ and sound and video recordings of science lessons, to their phones without being ...

Equal Education told to stop operations at Western Cape schools after claims of sexual misconduct

Education MEC Debbie Schafer has asked Equal Education to supply details of interactions between three particular male managers and female scholars in 2018

Postgraduates are a gap in government’s fee-free plans, Pandor concedes

Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor says other countries have partnered with the private sector to fund postgraduate studies

Save the Children wants teachers and pupils at the ‘same level’ to end violence

The programme, originated in Sweden, states that if ‘the teacher is above‚ it means that there is use of power towards the child’

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