Education

The Rise Of Urban Farming In Johannesburg

Small farms and gardens have begun popping up all around the Johannesburg inner-city. The contrasts between the bustling urban environment and the...

Funda Sonke Wants Young People Involved In The Reading Revolution

Nal’ibali is an organisation which wants to get South Africa reading, by organising the annual South African version of World Read Aloud...

Malema: Black Student Accommodation Must Be Same As Whites’ And Indians’

Economic Freedom Fighters president Julius Malema has called for, Sesiyanda Godlimpi, the SRC president at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) to...

Educational Inequality: The Dark Side Of SA’s Education System

COMMENT South Africa is a land of hope, opportunity and most glaringly, a land of stark inequality. This inequality could not be more prevalent than...

#FeesMustFall Enters Parliament

The top three political parties competing in the 2019 national elections have all released parliamentary lists, and all three have made important nods to...

Students Are Not “Committing Suicide”, Universities Are Killing Us

COMMENT I first went into a psychiatric ward when I was eighteen. I struggled with serious depression and had attempted suicide. At that age I...

What You Need To Know About The #TUTShutdown

All nine campuses of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) have been closed since March 4. The shutdown comes after weeks of student protests...

UKZN: No Money To Fund All Students

In spite of an agreement between the management of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and students meant to halt a new spate of protests at...

Harassment, Scuffles Break Out At Wits Hunger Strike

The situation at Wits University is tense on Tuesday morning. There have been clashes between students and private security in Solomon House where students...

MUT: Students Blame SRCs For Campus Violence

Students at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) in Durban have blamed student leaders for ignoring their concerns - as three higher education institutions in...

Read Aloud To Kids This World Read Aloud Day

February 1 marks World Read Aloud Day (WRAD). This is an international day which encourages people to read aloud to young people. Nal'ibali is...

Math Guru Educator Doesn’t Regret Quitting His Corporate Job

Thamsanqa Vezi, a 27-year-old educator at Velabahleke High School is among the teachers who are flying uMlazi Township’s flag high, after the school obtained...

These Young Activists Are Working For Safer Schools

Lays dos Santos (18) has to leave home in the early parts of the morning to go to school or work every day. Travelling...

All The Scholarships And Opportunities To Apply For NOW

It’s that time of the year again when all the best scholarships and opportunities open for application. We know how difficult it can be...

Tuks Workers Are Finally Insourced

It has been two years since the rise of ‘Outsourcing Must Fall’ movement, and finally, workers at the University of Pretoria (Tuks) are rejoicing...

Decolonised Education Means Giving Poor Students Fair Use Of Textbooks

We need to update our copyright laws to allow poor students fair use rights of textbooks, which remain prohibitively expensive for most, writes THABISO...

How To Improve Basic Education

Looking at the results by the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) and Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, which were released...

Denigrate The EFF At Your Own Peril: A Response To Prince...

Not so long-ago political analysts and mainstream commentators were already writing the eulogy of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) because of the election of...

Internship Programme Inspired By Mandela Launched By The Indian Ocean Rim...

The 18th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) has established an internship programme aimed at empowering young people, in honour of the late Nelson Mandela....

Johannesburg Teachers Tired Of ‘Cash For Post’ Corruption

Teachers from a school in the far north of Johannesburg say they are tired of the corruption in the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE)....
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