Education

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...

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)...

Decolonised Education Means Giving Poor Students Fair Use Of Textbooks

We need to update our copyright laws to allow poor students fair use rights of textbooks, which remain prohibitively expensive for most, writes THABISO...

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...

Denigrate The EFF At Your Own Peril: A Response To Prince...

Not so long-ago political analysts and mainstream commentators were already writing the eulogy of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) because of the election of...

Internship Programme Inspired By Mandela Launched By The Indian Ocean Rim...

The 18th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) has established an internship programme aimed at empowering young people, in honour of the late Nelson Mandela....

Johannesburg Teachers Tired Of “Cash For Post” Corruption

Teachers from a school in the far north of Johannesburg say they are tired of the corruption in the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE)....

“A School Where I Belong”: Creating Transformed And Inclusive Schools

A School Where I Belong, written by Roy Hellenberg, Dylan Wray and Professor Jonathan Jansen, was launched at the Cape Town Central Library last...

“I Wanted To Dig Deeper Into Violence In Durban Township Schools”

Dr Zithobile Mkhize-Ngidi has been an educator for 24 years and having noticed a growing trend of violence in schools at uMlazi and KwaMakhutha...
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