ARTICLES RELATING TO EDUCATION

ANCYL wants universities nationalised

2017-03-22 22:48

All public universities should be state-owned and controlled to increase government revenue and ensure a standardised fee structure, the ANCYL has told the Fees Commission.

Building a new generation to outsmart Google

2017-03-21 13:50

Teaching philosophy to children is a growing global trend that could be the key to South Africa turning the corner on its skills problem.

Preventing cancer is a human rights issue

2017-03-21 08:25

The South African Constitution gives protection to the rights involved in cancer prevention. On Human Rights Day we take a closer look.

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WATCH: This is what led to Education Conference being cancelled

The Higher Education National Convention in Midrand was cancelled on Saturday after chaos erupted, when students dressed in EFF regalia refused to give Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande an opportunity to speak. Watch.

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Education, then transformation

2017-03-19 06:02

Government policy interventions aimed at solving inequality would not produce results if the country’s dysfunctional education system wasn’t fixed.

Science graduate inspires youth

2017-03-19 06:00

Karoo high school wins medals in Young Scientists competition.

KZN learners under counted by 600 000 leads to underfunding - department

2017-03-17 21:41

The undercounting of learners by 600 000 means that the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education continues to be underfunded by national treasury, Members of the Provincial Legislature have been told.

School asks pupils to sign non-pregnancy commitment form

2017-03-17 15:26

The department of education in Mpumalanga will be sending a support team to a school in the province that asked pupils to sign a document committing them to not falling pregnant.

Private schools might just save SA

2017-03-16 13:02

Private education can provide quality education to the masses. The Swedish example shows us how this can be done.

Cosas demands still water for Gauteng schools - department

2017-03-15 21:35

The Congress of South African Students has made a demand for "still water" at schools in a memorandum to the Gauteng education department.

 

NSFAS needs to be more efficient - Pandor

2017-03-22 19:43

The NSFAS needs to become more efficient and have better administration, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has said.

Battle for positions at school may have led to deputy principal's murder

2017-03-21 13:02

The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department will be offering counselling for the pupils of Laduma High School after they witnessed the brutal murder of their deputy principal.

No arrests in KZN deputy principal's murder

2017-03-20 12:28

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education has neither confirmed nor denied that the fatal shooting of a deputy principal had anything to do with alleged fights over positions.

Transformation: The time is now

2017-03-19 06:07

Universities, as centres of knowledge, ought to lead transformation, writes Mandla Makhanya.

The lot of our children is labour not school

2017-03-19 06:01

A new survey reveals how labour activities take precedence over schooling.

Education official locked up in stinky school toilets

2017-03-17 22:44

A school governing body and parents’ anger about conditions at a Strand school has resulted in the principal and a Western Cape education department official being locked in "smelly toilets".

Parents suspend legal action over Uitzig High School closure

2017-03-17 17:30

The Western Cape Education Department and the governing body of Uitzig High School have come to an agreement to suspend legal action in relation to the school's closure.

Parents block entrance to Meadowlands school

2017-03-16 19:14

Parents of pupils at Kwa-Phalo Primary School in Meadowlands, Soweto, have blocked the entrance to the school, preventing staff and pupils from entering.

Western Cape education official ambushed and held hostage in school

2017-03-15 22:50

The Western Cape education department says an area manager was ambushed and held hostage while visiting Solomon Qatyana Primary School in Lwandle.

14-year-old hit with brick at Cape school

2017-03-15 21:02

The Western Cape education department is investigating an incident in which a pupil threw a brick at another pupil at a Cape Town high school in an alleged bullying incident.

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