Denosa members torch nursing council property following exam leak, intimidate staff

2017-06-26 08:16

Premises of the South African Nursing Council have been set alight, property has been damaged and staff members were intimidated, the council has said.

Teach kids about sex

2017-06-25 00:02

Pregnancy among schoolchildren has many social implications, writes Panyaza Lesufi.

Education key to successful entrepreneurship

2017-06-23 14:25

Once someone understands the building blocks of business, he or she can better distinguish between a poor or great business opportunity, says an expert.

Funding for cash-strapped students goes digital

2017-06-20 17:46

A tertiary education crowdfunding Trust, along with the support of Standard Bank, has launched their official digital platform.

Huge repair bill for schools following Cape storms and fires

2017-06-19 15:32

The Cape storm and the inferno which hit the Southern Cape have resulted in damages worth millions of rand to schools across the province, Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer has said.

Teachers battle as HIV runs riot

2017-06-18 06:01

South Africa’s public school teachers are struggling to remain HIV negative.

Studying abroad: Don’t underestimate the cost

2017-06-16 09:51

More and more people want their children to study overseas. This is what they should know.

South Sudanese refugees struggle to keep kids in school

2017-06-14 16:28

Amid widespread shortages, South Sudanese refugees are struggling to to keep their children in school, where basic facilities like toilets are in short supply.

Over 269 000 online applications as Gauteng deadline looms

2017-06-12 18:56

Gauteng's education department has recorded a total of 269 676 online admission applications for grades one and eight for the 2018 academic year as the portal draws to a close.

‘Spend on the poor’ says Mathews Phosa

2017-06-11 06:00

The rich can look after themselves, says Mathews Phosa.


Dlamini-Zuma: Economy, land belongs to all South Africans

2017-06-25 22:37

The economy and land must belong to all who live in South Africa, former African Union committee chair and ANC NEC member Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says.

Matrics moved to safe exam venue due to gang violence

2017-06-23 16:18

More than 100 matric pupils have been moved from Lavender Hill High School to Kuils River to write their mid-year exams after violence flared up around them, the Western Cape education department has said.

Curro goes on winter buying spree ahead of Stadio unbundling

2017-06-22 08:22

Private education group Curro has bought its second academic college in just one month, as it gears up to list tertiary learning subsidiary Stadio on the JSE.

Will the black child ever prosper?

2017-06-20 14:31

A court application that challenges the Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme's application criteria spits on the graves of the youth that died in pursuit of quality and equal education, writes Thabang Pooe.

Teen disrupts Pan-African debate

2017-06-18 06:01

Top academics and international scholars debating Pan-Africanism and ways to decolonise education were challenged by a teenager, who decried the country’s insufficient funding for education, saying it discriminated against the poor.

Zuma throws shade with some Shakespeare

2017-06-16 15:39

President Jacob Zuma bandied about some of the bard’s most famous lines from Julius Caesar and Macbeth during an address to young people in Ventersdorp.

Hearing into 'Afrikaner Christian'-only residence postponed

2017-06-14 22:58

The hearing into a complaint that the University of Pretoria's De Goede Hoop residence only accepts Afrikaans Christians has been postponed.

Gender diversity at management level improving slowly

2017-06-13 16:06

Gender diversity is improving at management levels, but very slowly, according to Kumeshnee West of the UCT Graduate School of Business.

Knysna 'open for business', despite flare-ups, damage

2017-06-12 14:03

The Garden Route town of Knysna is "open for business", as teams continue to tackle flare-ups and repair power and water supplies.

Teachers, pupils have to clean Mpumalanga schools - Sadtu

2017-06-09 20:13

A shortage of support staff at some Mpumalanga schools has forced teachers and pupils to do cleaning, instead of teaching and learning, Sadtu has claimed.

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