Education

The Rise Of Urban Farming In Johannesburg

Small farms and gardens have begun popping up all around the Johannesburg inner-city. The contrasts between the bustling urban environment and the...

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...

Malema: Black Student Accommodation Must Be Same As Whites’ And Indians’

Economic Freedom Fighters president Julius Malema has called for, Sesiyanda Godlimpi, the SRC president at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) to...

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...

#FeesMustFall Enters Parliament

The top three political parties competing in the 2019 national elections have all released parliamentary lists, and all three have made important nods to...

Students Are Not “Committing Suicide”, Universities Are Killing Us

COMMENT I first went into a psychiatric ward when I was eighteen. I struggled with serious depression and had attempted suicide. At that age I...

What You Need To Know About The #TUTShutdown

All nine campuses of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) have been closed since March 4. The shutdown comes after weeks of student protests...

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...

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...

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...

How The DA Would Fix Higher Education

The Democratic Alliance said it would merge the higher education and training department with science and technology, and also issue bursaries for poor students...

Government Must Force Universities To Transform

It's been 22 years since the passing of Higher Education Act, Act 101 of 1997 and Education White Paper 3: A Programme for the...

Students Stranded In Durban After MUT Shuts

"I sent my kids to the university to study, and not come home in a coffin. After witnessing harsh treatment of students in one...

MUT Students Force Campus Shutdown

"I come from a family of 16 members and we all depend on my grandmother's pension. I'm frustrated because the same allowance I'm waiting...

Harassment, Scuffles Break Out At Wits Hunger Strike

The situation at Wits University is tense on Tuesday morning. There have been clashes between students and private security in Solomon House where students...

MUT: Students Blame SRCs For Campus Violence

Students at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) in Durban have blamed student leaders for ignoring their concerns - as three higher education institutions in...

Read Aloud To Kids This World Read Aloud Day

February 1 marks World Read Aloud Day (WRAD). This is an international day which encourages people to read aloud to young people. Nal'ibali is...

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...

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...

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...
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