ARTICLES RELATING TO EDUCATION

Zim's secret to high literacy rate revealed

2016-06-30 16:32

Zimbabwean parents prioritises school fees for their children above everything else, a recent survey shows.

EXCLUSIVE: Durban pupil suspended over Instagram rape post

2016-06-30 10:34

A pupil from one of Durban’s premier private schools has landed himself in hot water after an Instagram post making light of rape.

5 factors holding back SA's FinTech success

2016-06-30 09:10

South African university graduates are not properly equipped with skills necessary to develop products in the finance and technology industry, says an insider.

Search for new UFS rector underway

2016-06-29 19:51

The process of appointing a new vice-chancellor and rector at the University of Free State has started.

KZN ANC supports controversial bursary for virgins

2016-06-28 20:19

The KwaZulu-Natal ANC has expressed its support for the UThukela District Municipality’s controversial bursaries for virgins.

WATCH: MEC to visit 'corporal punishment' school in KZN

2016-06-27 13:57

A KwaZulu-Natal teacher will face action from the province's department of education as a video of her beating schoolgirls in class circulates online, says a spokesperson.

UP, Stellenbosch: 'Dark day for Afrikaans speakers', says FF Plus

2016-06-24 10:38

The day the University of Pretoria and Stellenbosch University adopted new language policies will be remembered as a dark day for Afrikaans speakers, says the Freedom Front Plus.

We're broke because we're not part of global economy - Zim minister

2016-06-23 13:40

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Catrick Chinamasa has said that the southern African country's government is broke because it is not part of the global economy, a report says.

Stellenbosch, Pretoria universities adopt new language policies

2016-06-23 11:30

The universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch have adopted new language policies.

5 school questions that have stumped adults - Can you solve them?

2016-06-22 18:07

Some examples of exam or homework questions that have confounded not only pupils' parents, but the internet as well. Can you solve them? Let us know in the comments section.

 

Western Cape MEC dashes past desperate pupils protesting at her home

2016-06-30 16:30

Pupils and activists from Equal Education say a protest outside the Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer's home in an upmarket area was a "move of desperation" as she had apparently ignored their audit on school safety.

When you are young it's hard to prove yourself - UFS's youngest law lecturer

2016-06-30 10:34

At just 27 years of age, University of the Free State student and advocate, Loyiso Makapela, has already taken giant leaps in her career.

Students must ask what must rise, before saying what must fall – Nzimande

2016-06-29 19:51

Students cannot demand that reminders of the country’s colonial past be removed, without stating what they want to put in their place, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says.

Nzimande calls on students to stop violent protests

2016-06-29 17:46

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has called on students to stop destroying property during protests.

KZN teacher suspended for corporal punishment

2016-06-28 19:38

A KwaZulu-Natal teacher has been suspended after a video of her beating Grade 12 girls in class circulated online.

Vuwani matriculants to be assisted ahead of exams

2016-06-26 21:30

Grade 12 pupils from the troubled Vuwani area in Limpopo will be assisted with their final exams after their schools were burnt down and vandalised in recent protests, government has said.

'Rise Zulu girl': princesses call for defence of virginity bursary

2016-06-23 16:34

King Goodwill Zwelithini’s daughters have defended the controversial bursary for virgins, calling on every Zulu girl to rise in defence of who they are.

Ghana’s school feeding scheme is slowly changing children’s lives

2016-06-23 11:37

A school feeding programme introduced by the Ghanaian government more than a decade ago has reached millions of children – and it’s been proved to keep them in school far longer than their hungry peers.

Stellenbosch University council member quits as language policy is adopted

2016-06-23 08:53

A Stellenbosch University council member has resigned after the institution adopted a new language policy intended to promote multilingualism, it says.

UKZN in talks with SRC over allegations

2016-06-22 11:27

The University of KwaZulu-Natal says it is aware of fraud allegations levelled against the SRC president on its Pietermaritzburg campus.

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