Education

I don’t have exes

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

Journalist Abra Barbier on journalism in South Africa in 2020

The experienced journalist opened up in her private capacity on the turmoil in the industry.  What is your...

Here’s How You Can Choose Your Career Wisely

Find a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life, they say. It sounds like the simple answer to...

Wits University medical school disputes claims it is maliciously failing black...

Students at the University of Witwatersrand’s medical school have accused the school of failing black students and accepting bribes to pass certain white students....

Asanda Ngoasheng: Why racial sensitivity and social justice training must begin...

During her time lecturing journalism at Wits University and Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Asanda Ngoasheng became interested in developing a...

Minister Angie Motshekga, Please Don’t Call Us To Celebrate Failure AGAIN!

Every year we are called out to celebrate matric results without looking at our basic education failures. When Minister Angie Motshekga formally...

TL;DR: A roundup of SRC elections from across the country

Even with the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, politics must go on. Around the country, universities adapted the elections for the 2020/2021 student...

How to tell if a private college is bogus or legit

After matriculating last year, many young people are trying, by all means, to ensure a place at institutions of higher learning for the 2018...

The Erdogan-Gülen Proxy Conflict In South African Schools

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

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...

Decolonisation must begin at schools

I am a student at the university currently known as Rhodes. Our struggle for decolonisation remains urgent, and unfulfilled. Meanwhile, the struggle for decolonisation...

“We’ve Built 41 Libraries In 4 Years”

AS TOLD TO A thirty-three year old man from Mpendle in KwaZulu-Natal is using his passion for literature to...

#StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh is just one example of the frustration of black learners...

Where the blue of heaven is deepest. Every person who attended Pretoria High School for Girls knows the opening to the school song. But...

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...

Lecturer On Struggles Of Online Learning And Teaching

The online learning programmes set up by universities to deal with the COVID-19 lockdown has left many students overwhelmed. But students aren’t...

Students Struggle To Adjust To Online Learning

By Sibongile Ralana As the early days of online learning roll out across various tertiary institutions — but students...

“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...

The return of Rhodes University’s Minimal Initial Payment sparks outrage

Rhodes University students were unhappy after the university announced the return of the Minimum Initial Payment (MIP) or Initial Fee Payment (IFP) for 2018....

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...

South Africa Is Caught In The Global Hype Of The Fourth...

South Africa is caught up in the global hype of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). This is distracting it from the unfinished business of...
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