Education

COVID-19 And Pregnancy: Here’s What You Need To Know

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many health issues not directly related to the virus. From access to basic healthcare to sexual health...

COVDI19 Campus Shutdowns Webinar

In marking Youth Day, and six years since the launch of The Daily Vox, join us for this discussion on one of...

Lecturer On Struggles Of Online Learning And Teaching

The online learning programmes set up by universities to deal with the COVID-19 lockdown has left many students overwhelmed. But students aren’t...

Looking Ahead: School Admissions Processes And Placement Must Be Improved

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed significant pressure on an already strained education system. As the plans for the current school year remain...

Covid-19: Education’s Moment Of Enlightenment

Here's a question:  You have 2 options presented to you right now; live or learn!  Which do you choose? 

Wits Students Are Learning Online – At What Cost

As the debate around the effects of online learning continues, Wits University vice-chancellor Adam Habib shared his thoughts on the issue via...

Students Struggle To Adjust To Online Learning

By Sibongile Ralana As the early days of online learning roll out across various tertiary institutions — but students...

Opening Schools And What Plans Are In Place

It is still unclear when exactly - or indeed - if schools will reopen. The department of education is proceeding with plans...

Important Resources For The Lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on March 24 that South Africa would be going into a 21-day lockdown. These measures are being put...

COVID-19: Myth Busting Edition

With the announcement of a national state of disaster and a rising number of cases of COVID-19, the South African government has...

Book Fayre: How Meeting Authors Inspires Children To Read

Literacy levels in South Africa have long been a cause for concern. Many children in South Africa cannot read with understanding in...

The ANC Government Needs To Audit These Colonial White Schools

This useless government needs to intervene in these White private and public schools with urgency. Black children are dying physically, spiritually and...

Minister Angie Motshekga, Please Don’t Call Us To Celebrate Failure AGAIN!

Every year we are called out to celebrate matric results without looking at our basic education failures. When Minister Angie Motshekga formally...

Youth Urges KZN DBE To Release Its Scholar Transport Policy

Around 483 633 learners in KwaZulu Natal (KZN) walk more than half an hour in one direction to school each day, according...

Student Hunger At South African Universities Needs More Attention

Food insecurity at tertiary institutions is aptly described as “the skeleton in universities’ cupboards” because it receives so little attention. Those in...

South Africa Is Caught In The Global Hype Of The Fourth...

South Africa is caught up in the global hype of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). This is distracting it from the unfinished business of...

“We’ve Built 41 Libraries In 4 Years”

AS TOLD TO A thirty-three year old man from Mpendle in KwaZulu-Natal is using his passion for literature to...

Basic Education, Parliament Officials Call Out Elijah Mhlanga’s Offensive #ReadToLead Tweets

Officials within the department of basic education (DBE) have responded to the department spokesperson’s controversial tweets. Both the DBE minister Angie Motshekga...

Basic Education Spokesperson Faces Backlash Over Sexist #ReadToLead Tweets

The department of education’s (DBE) ‘Read to Lead’ campaign took a sexist and tone-deaf turn on August 10 when spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga...

Maths & Physics For Toddlers: Making It Fun At The Earliest...

AS TOLD TO A 30-year-old physicist and post-doctorate research fellow at the University of Pretoria, Thabsile Thabethe, recently published...
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