Education

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...

How campuses are avoiding stampedes after Capricorn TVET

Last week, Capricorn Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in Polokwane had to suspend its walk-in registration after a stampede, during which six...

Accreditation Bungle Leaves Durban TVET Students Out In The Cold

Students at Thekwini City College are reeling with anger following after discovering that the Tvet college's accreditation for the N1 to N3 engineering programme...

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...

CRL Calls For Teachers Who Forcibly Cut Pupils’ Hair To Be...

The Commission for the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL) said on Thursday that schools that force children to cut their hair...

This programme gives learners another shot at their matric certificate

Not everyone passes matric on their first try, which is why the Department of Basic Education (DBE) introduced a “second chance” programme...

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...

Amendments to basic education law not “school capture”

The department of basic education (DBE) has been accused of trying to “capture schools” after proposing an amendment to basic education laws. Among other...

No clarity on why Gauteng health has rescinded all nursing bursaries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...

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...

Fees Commission report calls for removal of application and registration fees

The Fees Commission report found that while fee-free education across the board is fiscally irresponsible, doing away with application and registration fees isn’t. South Africans...

#TUTvoices: Students open up about why they want to study

On Thursday the Daily Vox visited Tshwane University of Technology Pretoria campus to chat to current and prospective students to find out about how...

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...

Social enterprise ThankYou has a plan to end extreme poverty

The Daily Vox has partnered with Australian social enterprise ThankYou who have come up with a plan to end extreme poverty. Founded...

UKZN Is Still A Colonial Institution

COMMENT Last month, the Witness published a story of one Mr Vincent Luxolo Mtyende, a lecturer at the University...

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...

Looking Ahead: School Admissions Processes And Placement Must Be Improved

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed significant pressure on an already strained education system. As the plans for the current school year remain...

Pay back the money: A guide to collecting money you are...

When you loan people your money, especially family and friends, they can let you down by not paying back their debt and,...

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...

Racism thrives at Pietermaritzburg Girls High School

Racism at former Model C schools is in the spotlight once again, after voice notes capturing the use of the k-word by a Grade...
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