Education

#FreshersAdvice: Your Complete Guide To South African Universities, Part 2

It's a new academic year and thousands of undergrads will be registering for their first year at university. It's a whole other...

Modern day superwomen: students who are mothers too

Being a student is stressful enough with lectures, assignments, exams and generally finding yourself. But some women play the role of both...

A foray into the messy world of Fees Must Fall politicking

Behind one of the many buildings that dotted the Eskom Learning Centre in Midrand, a huge white marquee had been erected for the Higher...

Sub-Saharan Africa’s young children are facing a developmental crisis

It's well established that when children have access to high quality early childhood development (ECD), they are more likely to break the cycle of...

Educational Inequality: The Dark Side Of SA’s Education System

COMMENT South Africa is a land of hope, opportunity and most glaringly, a land of stark inequality. This inequality could not be more prevalent than...

Decolonising Education, Globalisation, And Forms Of Citizenship

The decolonisation debate that has captured the lecture halls at some of our universities raises once again some fundamental questions about how we interpret...

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...

Pietermaritzburg Girls High: codes of conduct won’t fix entrenched racism

Monday’s social media storm around racism at Pietermaritzburg Girls High School, where a white pupil allegedly used the k-word to describe black pupils, is...

UKZN: No Money To Fund All Students

In spite of an agreement between the management of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and students meant to halt a new spate of protests at...

Why are our schools unsafe for LGBTQI+ children?

LGBTQI+ South Africans face discrimination on a daily basis, despite constitutional protections. Whether they are at school, out shopping for groceries or being denied...

Four ways you can put the lit back in literacy

September is International Literacy Month. According to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), 750 million people around the world remain illiterate,...

Local Psychology College’s Curriculum Perpetuates Transphobia

Most of us are aware of the fact that homosexuality was thought of as immoral and even categorised as a mental illness until some...

Here are your initial university payments for 2018

South African students are going back to university in the coming weeks and registration is currently underway. Fees have not yet fallen and many...

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...

Parents, principals will no longer decide whether learners get condoms

School governing bodies and parents will no longer be able to prevent pupils from getting condoms at schools, according to a new basic education...

DUT’s Messy Student Politics And Election Affairs

With the commencement of Student Representative Council elections at the Durban University of Technology (DUT), came tensions following complains from different student bodies that...

Why now is the time for #FeesMustFall 2017

The Fees Must Fall movement would do itself and the country a great service to derive inspiration, in these unpredictable times, from the Latin...

How To Improve Basic Education

Looking at the results by the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) and Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, which were released...

#FeesCommission report: How TVETs win

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions are the biggest winners according to the recommendations of the Fees Commission report. Universities will not...

Pietermaritzburg Girls High pupil suspended pending investigation into racist incident

The KwaZulu-Natal department of education (DoE) confirmed on Tuesday that the pupil who allegedly used the k-word to describe black pupils at Pietermaritzburg Girls...
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