Education

Zulaikha Patel: How We All Wish We Were You

I don't think I have ever seen anything quite like it. The little girl - now known to all...

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...

The Real Price Of A Degree: The Untold Story Of Financially...

AS TOLD TO Author and masters candidate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Thuthukani Nkosi will be publishing his book...

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,...

If you were arrested during #FeesMustFall you might have a criminal...

People who were arrested during #FeesMustFall protests may be in for a nasty surprise when applying for jobs or international studies if it turns...

Everything you need to know about higher education’s CACH system

The Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) system has been pushed by universities and the department of higher education and training (DHET) as...

“Our schools undervalue blackness and focus more on containing us than...

The 28th of August 2016 marked a turning point at Pretoria High School for Girls. In a school where stories of racism and injustice...

Eight things you didn’t know about the University of Fort Hare

The University of Fort Hare (UFH) is known for its notable alumni - with many political figures who all hailed from this institution. The...

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...

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...

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...

Why do SA universities have more female graduates but fewer academics?

May was graduation season at many universities around South Africa. As usual, social media timelines were flooded with pictures of proud parents and grinning...

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...

The Just Law Podcast Makes Justice Accessible To Ordinary People

In pursuit of social justice, a thirty-year-old Advocate Lunga Siyo, with the help of a friend, has founded a legal rights advocacy platform aimed...

How Serious Is The Government’s Plan For Free Education?

When former president Jacob Zuma announced the government's plan for free higher education in 2017, the hope and relief were palpable. It all came...

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...

English Pronunciation Does It Really Matter That Much?

COMMENT South Africa is a diverse linguistic community that’s not only influenced by its eleven official languages, but...

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...

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...

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...
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