Education

What you need to know: Racial tensions at Mpumalanga school turn...

On Monday, a physical fight broke out at the Witbank Technical High School in Mpumalanga between parents. An alleged incident of racism...

In her own words: former Cornwall student shares her experience of...

This week parents at Cornwall Hill College staged a demonstration where they called for the resignation of the headmaster.

We need a better action plan to combat racism in schools

Reports of racism in South African schools are common. The most recent report of racism was at Cornwall Hill College in Pretoria...

Pay back the money: A guide to collecting money you are...

When you loan people your money, especially family and friends, they can let you down by not paying back their debt and,...

This programme gives learners another shot at their matric certificate

Not everyone passes matric on their first try, which is why the Department of Basic Education (DBE) introduced a “second chance” programme...

TVET colleges: here’s what you need to know

Usually conversations around higher education in South Africa are centered on universities. But technical vocational education and training (TVET) colleges are also...

Q&A: Kagiso Trust on the triumph of grade 12 learners in...

The Kagiso Trust is a self-funded South African development agency. This year, the trust is celebrating the performance of  grade 12s in...

NSFAS: Funding is not being phased out for teaching and nursing...

There has been much alarm around the news that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) might be defunding teaching and nursing...

Cape Town principal faces disciplinary action over Covid-19 school closure

During the first peak of COVID-19 infections in 2020, Heathfield High principal Wesley Neumanm refused to open his school. He now faces...

Asanda Ngoasheng: Why racial sensitivity and social justice training must begin...

During her time lecturing journalism at Wits University and Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Asanda Ngoasheng became interested in developing a...

Two Johannesburg teachers open up about their back to school anxieties

The opening of schools has been pushed back to February 15 by the department of basic education. This was in relation to...

The list: Free courses online to help your job prospects in...

The coronavirus pandemic has shifted gears on everything. Most if not all schooling went online, and is most likely to continue for...

Journalist Abra Barbier on journalism in South Africa in 2020

The experienced journalist opened up in her private capacity on the turmoil in the industry.  What is your...

Brackenfell High School is a symptom of South Africa’s biggest disease:...

South Africa is inherently racist. Remember we had an entire political regime based on racial segregation. And the ideology that informed those...

TL;DR: A roundup of SRC elections from across the country

Even with the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, politics must go on. Around the country, universities adapted the elections for the 2020/2021 student...

Social enterprise ThankYou has a plan to end extreme poverty

The Daily Vox has partnered with Australian social enterprise ThankYou who have come up with a plan to end extreme poverty. Founded...

Two student teachers tell us about the path to becoming a...

The national lockdown hit pause on schooling and learning for a while. As lockdown restrictions eased, schools and higher education resumed. Many...

If you’re struggling you may be eligible for relief on your...

Ling Shepherd found out how you can access indigent relief in the City of Cape Town.  One thing lockdown...

I don’t have exes

A personal essay by Thembelihle Ngcai  I’m the only disabled person in my family. I was one of...

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...
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