Education

Charges withdrawn against Philippi High learners who protested against learning in...

Eight learners from Phillippi High in the Western Cape were released without charge on Wednesday after being detained overnight at Nyanga police station. They...

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...

Five takeaways from Mamdani’s UCT lecture on decolonising education

On Tuesday celebrated decolonial scholar Mahmood Mamdani returned to UCT, an institution he once accused of becoming “a new home for Bantu education”. After...

Lights, camera, robbery! Five ways journos can do their jobs safely

You would think that bright lights and a news crew filming live would be enough to ward off any robbers with bad intentions. But...

Learners And Teachers Should Start Valuing Life Orientation Before It Can...

Umalusi has called for Life Orientation to be recognised and included in the points system required for university entry. This came after engagement with...

‘Radical economic transformation has been hijacked by a corrupt faction’

On Tuesday, Zwelinzima Vavi, General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions, spoke at 'A Decent Standard of Living' conference organised by the...

Why I Chose The EFF Student Command

COMMENT Khethobole Sekgota is an EFFSC leader at the University Currently Known as Rhodes University (UCKAR). The decision to interview an...

Dear Adam Habib, I’m sorry some tweets hurt your feelings

Dear Professor Habib Twitter is an interesting platform. It allows a university, such as yours, to communicate with students in a slightly more casual way...

The poverty porn of matric results

The release of matric results every year usually ushers in a slew of reports of young people who've succeeded despite great odds....

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...

Wits University medical school disputes claims it is maliciously failing black...

Students at the University of Witwatersrand’s medical school have accused the school of failing black students and accepting bribes to pass certain white students....

Gauteng health will provide nursing bursaries after all

The Gauteng department of health has rescinded their decision to stop the intake of first-year bursary nursing students. Prospective nursing students from Chris Hani...

The Fees Commission’s work is done, but fallists aren’t holding their...

The Fees Commission was due to complete their final report on the feasibility of free education at the end of June. On Thursday, Musa...

UKZN students in court after clashing with police in med school...

On Friday, nearly 100 University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) medical school students flocked to the Durban magistrates court in support of two students who were...

Inequality of yesteryear breeds inequality in SA’s future job markets

South Africa's education system is considered to be one of the worst in the world. A 2015 study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation...

Four SA universities told to review their law programmes

Four universities - Unisa, Walter Sisulu University (WSU), North West University (NWU) and the University of the Free State (UFS) - have failed to...

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...

QUIZ: Are you smarter than a six-year-old?

A group of grade R pupils from Elijah Mgijima Primary School in Alice, Eastern Cape, lit up social media this week  with their knowledge...

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...

Committee meeting on student protest policing finds inadequately trained private security...

Greater cooperation between police and universities is needed during student protests; police and universities also need to reexamine the role of private security in...
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