Even a bullet couldn’t stop this determined graduate

2015-04-24 09:49

Paralysed by a stray bullet in the midst of a hijacking, Bright Nzuza thought he would never finish matric, let alone complete a degree in marketing.

Samsung offers 'theft proof' tablets

2015-04-22 10:27

The phone maker is targeting mobile crime head-on with a new service aimed at schools which buy its tablets.

Xenophobic attacks disrupting education - Naptosa

2015-04-20 18:49

Foreign children attending school in South Africa have been affected by the recent xenophobic attacks, the National Professional Teachers Organisation of SA says.

Roodepoort school shut down amid allegations of fraud

2015-04-17 13:49

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has shut down the Roodepoort primary school in Davidsonville after parents and the provincial department could not agree on the future of its principal.

Teacher suspended after kicking, smacking pupils

2015-04-17 12:24

A teacher who allegedly assaulted pupils at a high school in Tembisa has been given a notice of intention to suspend him, the Gauteng education department says.

Durban college to resume classes after protests

2015-04-16 09:15

Teaching is expected to resume at a college in Durban this week after protests over funding, investigations into racism and staff performance.

Rubber bullets used against protesting Durban pupils

2015-04-15 12:14

Police have used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse a large group of pupils from a school in Durban's KwaMashu area.

UCT protesters: We want to avoid court action

2015-04-13 11:07

UCT students who were involved in an occupation of the university’s administrative building have vacated the premises, with one student saying the group wanted to avoid litigation processes after being served a court order.

SA needs R50bn a year for free tertiary education

2015-04-12 21:15

It would cost a total of R50bn a year for tertiary institutions to provide free education to those who deserve it, says the deputy minister of higher education and training.

US teacher suspended after class sent notes to cop killer

2015-04-11 07:22

A US teacher has been suspended after her 3rd-graders sent 'get well' wishes to a prison inmate who killed a policeman.


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Roodepoort school reopens under tight security

2015-04-21 16:23

Pupils and teachers at Roodepoort Primary School in Davidsonville have returned to class after the school reopened, the Gauteng department of education says.

Economic, management sciences made more accessible

2015-04-20 05:47

The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Stellenbosch is celebrating its 90th birthday.


A teacher who allegedly assaulted pupils at the Boitumelong High School in Tembisa, on the East Rand, has been given a notice of intention to suspend him.

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SA missing growth boat over jobless youth

2015-04-16 14:55

SA won't reap the "demographic dividend" of a growth spurt in the working age population because of high unemployment levels, says the statistician general.

Durban pupil protest dealt with - police

2015-04-15 12:51

A protest by pupils from a school in Durban's KwaMashu area has been dealt with, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

W Cape mines collaborate to help children

2015-04-13 15:39

Collaboration between Western Cape mines and the Garden Cities Archway Foundation has resulted in the construction of a development centre outside Durbanville.

Roodepoort community awaits MEC school visit

2015-04-13 08:53

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to meet residents of Davidsonville in Roodepoort to discuss their allegations of maladministration at Roodepoort Primary School.

Over 3 000 pupils pregnant in Mpumalanga

2015-04-12 16:16

Mpumalanga education authorities have confirmed that more than 3 000 pupils fell pregnant last year.

Rural school kids need transport, says advocacy group

2015-04-09 20:34

Advocacy group Equal Education has called on the KwaZulu-Natal education department to provide transport facilities, especially for learners in the rural areas.

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