Education

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...

SRC At DUT Alleges Corruption Over Suspensions

“Everything that is currently happening is politics at play because more of our students have been suspended and management is delaying the...

#KeepItConstitutional: Animated Series Teaches Learners About The Constitution

There’s a decline in knowledge about the Constitution among those South Africans living in marginalised and vulnerable communities. Interestingly, adults living in...

Financial Exclusion Protests Continue At UKZN And DUT

Students in Durban institutions of higher learning are becoming more irate and vow to bring campuses to standstill if their concerns are...

Mandla Shikwambana: Department of Higher Education Is The Problem

The Daily Vox speaks to Mandla Shikhwambana, the new president of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC), on his campus activism...

UKZN Implements New Policies On Gender Based Violence

The student representative council at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) held a gender-based violence programme aimed at raising awareness and fight against...

Systemic Prejudice In The UK, And Visa Refusals for African Academics

COMMENT Accusations of institutional racism continue to be directed towards the United Kingdom’s Home Office following a parliamentary inquiry...

UCT: Debate On Israel Boycott Rages On

NEWS ANALYSIS On Friday, 21 June, the University of Cape Town closed submissions for comment on its Senate resolution...

Premier Of Gauteng Demands Results Within “The Next 100 Days”

Gauteng premier David Makhura delivered the State of the Province Address (SOPA) at the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus on Monday morning....
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