Education

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...

Why I Chose The EFF Student Command

COMMENT Khethobole Sekgota is an EFFSC leader at the University Currently Known as Rhodes University (UCKAR). The decision to interview an...

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...

SA Students: “Grant FMF Activists Blanket Amnesty”

It's been almost a year since then-president Jacob Zuma announced free tertiary education, legitimising the call of South African students. However, a number of...

The Just Law Podcast Makes Justice Accessible To Ordinary People

In pursuit of social justice, a thirty-year-old Advocate Lunga Siyo, with the help of a friend, has founded a legal rights advocacy platform aimed...

Your Hajj And Eid-Ul-Adha Questions Answered

From August 9 till August 13, thousands of Muslims will be gathered in Saudi Arabia for the holy pilgrimage of Hajj.  This marks one...

Clashes As UKZN Students Face Police and Security Guards Head On

Seventeen students will appear in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on Tuesday following a violent protest at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Westville Campus on...

UCT Fallists Respond to VC Phakeng

“We asked if Mr Mayosi has a history of depression and they said he didn’t until 2016. That day he was called a coconut....

The Erdoğan-Gülen Proxy Conflict In South African Schools

“Books are the strongest instruments to fight against cultural corruption,” said the Turkish First Lady Emine Erdoğan. She was speaking at the inauguration of...

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...

Charlotte Giese On How To Let Children Tell Their Own Stories...

Children’s cinema brings learning opportunities to countries like South Africa - where the education system is in crisis, and most young school-leavers aren’t literate...

From Reading Crisis To Reading Culture

The importance of reading cannot be overstated. Words and stories are woven into the fabric of the progress of a society. In South Africa,...

The Mbegu Platform: Helping The Youth Find Solutions To Problems In...

South Africa is failing its youth - particularly its poor youth. Despite the ability of young people to creatively pose solutions to the problems...
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