Education

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...

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...

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...

Court rules that public schools cannot promote one religion over others

Six schools that believed that a case by Ogod (Organisasie vir Godsdienste-Onderrig en Demokrasie) — seeking a court order to declare it unconstitutional for...

NMU remains shut down amid security concerns

Students at Nelson Mandela University (NMU) shut down both the south and north campuses on Tuesday in protest over poor campus security. The shutdown...

UKZN: Poor Black Students Still Face Harsh Discrimination

"We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe." - Frantz Fanon Fanon tells us that we revolt simply because we...

In defence of fallism: A response to #FeesMustFall critics

In an article published recently on The Daily Vox, Ebrahim Fakir and Ayesha Soni posed some serious challenges to the #FeesMustFall (FMF) movement, and...

These Young Activists Are Working For Safer Schools

Lays dos Santos (18) has to leave home in the early parts of the morning to go to school or work every...

Violence at CPUT as students attempt to shut down two campuses

Students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology protested at two separate campuses today. A building is believed to have been petrol bombed and...

We need national buy-in with the distribution of free sanitary pads

The Kwazulu Natal Department of Education is distributing free sanitary pads to poor menstruating learners as part of an initiative that it launched last...

NSFAS: Funding is not being phased out for teaching and nursing...

There has been much alarm around the news that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) might be defunding teaching and nursing...

Careful where you try to walk in, some universities have no...

South African universities have revised their earlier position to make provision for walk-in and late applications for prospective students. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean...

I don’t have exes

A personal essay by Thembelihle Ngcai  I’m the only disabled person in my family. I was one of...

How the Department of Basic Education is failing South African schoolchildren

On the 29th of November, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) finally released its reports on school infrastructure delivery for each province. The reports...

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...

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...

South African matrics finish school on a heartwarming note

Matric learners are recognising the financial constraints amongst their peers and are selflessly donating their schooling belongings to relieve this. The last of the...

Northcliff High concession cards likened to apartheid dompas

A prominent Johannesburg high school has ended its practice of issuing students with passes if they deviated from the official school uniform. This month, Muslim...

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists showcases SA’s bright future in STEM

The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) have created solutions to the pressing problems of modern life. Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science...

Funda Sonke Wants Young People Involved In The Reading Revolution

Nal’ibali is an organisation which wants to get South Africa reading, by organising the annual South African version of World Read Aloud...
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