Education

The building occupation at UWC is about more than just housing...

A group of 40 students has been occupying ResLife, a partially damaged administration building at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) since Sunday....

#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...

Tuks Workers Are Finally Insourced

It has been two years since the rise of "Outsourcing Must Fall" movement, and finally, workers at the University of Pretoria (Tuks)...

Universities should offer practical qualifications that immediately qualify graduates for jobs

Dean Erasmus says that institutions of higher learning need to focus on the outcome of improving lives and finding work, rather than research. Looking at...

Med students at University of Zimbabwe evicted for protesting 100% fee...

Hundreds of protesting medical students brought the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) to a standstill last week as they demonstrated against a fee hike that...

Trade, Tourism and Education: China’s impact on South Africa is growing

Over the past decade, South Africa has continued to strengthen its ties with the People's Republic of China. The country could stand...

Centro Infantil Nhelety: Mozambique’s early childhood success story

Last week, Unicef held a five-day workshop on early childhood development (ECD) in Mozambique. Pre-school education experts visited nine schools in Maputo province to...

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...

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...

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...

Do strict school uniform policies enforce discrimination?

On Monday, Northcliff High School drew criticism when the public learned that it required students to carry a laminated card to show they had...

#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...

Disappointed but not surprised: the shortcomings of the Fees Commission report

The Fees Must Fall movement emerged in 2015 through university students who felt that higher education was an inalienable right no one should pay...

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...

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...

The top five issues Kenyan youth want addressed now

Acording to statistics from thinktank youthpolicy.org, 75% of the Kenyan population is below 30 years old. They are considered the future of the country,...

UFS withdraws private security, CPUT justifies it, and UCT heads to...

#FeesMustFall protests continued at the University of the Free State (UFS), University of Cape Town (UCT), and Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). While...

UJ raised R147m for student fees. Should other universities follow suit?

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has raised R147 million for missing middle students but just how long can the university keep it up for?...

Beyond FMF: The Do-Gooders and World-Savers

South Africa’s higher education sector has been rocked over the past two years as the Fees Must Fall protests at universities, colleges, and technikons...

No clarity on why Gauteng health has rescinded all nursing bursaries

Most of the students who gathered outside the Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College on Monday had applied for the four-year nursing diploma. They had...
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