Economic freedom only comes from educational freedom

2017-08-23 10:54

The inescapable truth, as confirmed by the success of the Asian tigers, is that world-class education is the greatest mechanism for economic freedom and transformation, writes Robert Traydon.

EFF shuts down Unisa's Gandhi Square campus

2017-08-22 19:04

The EFF student command at the Unisa's Gandhi Square campus in Johannesburg has locked down management offices, saying their demands must be met within seven days.

Three arrested for Richards Bay School violence

2017-08-21 21:44

KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested three pupils after two videos of school boys fighting with weapons emerged on social media.

Mentor teachers so pupils succeed

2017-08-20 06:17

There are many causes of poor academic achievement in South Africa’s high schools and the concomitant dropping out of 16- to 18-year-old learners. These include a poor foundation in reading and comprehension, which means learners cannot perform well in their subjects, writes Nombeko Mbava.

Newsmaker: Excellence in action

2017-08-20 06:02

Dr Thabisa Maqoqa has proved that no matter your circumstances, hard work and resolve can make anything possible.

'They call us monkeys' - George Campbell High School pupils

2017-08-18 16:20

Pupils at the George Campbell High School in Durban have renewed their calls for action to be taken against teachers they claim are racist.

Fewer lectures offered in Afrikaans, Stellenbosch University language policy case hears

2017-08-17 12:34

Judgment has been reserved in a case to review and set aside Stellenbosch University's language policy.

Scrapping compulsory mathematics will not solve problem, say accountants

2017-08-16 16:34

Professional accountants say students should be required to take maths at school and the government needs to employ skilled teachers

Protesting school gets new classrooms

2017-08-15 07:03

After protesting about overcrowded classrooms and unpaid salaries, Mseki Primary School, in Gugulethu, has seen some positive changes.

Friends & Friction: To succeed, we must look out for each other

2017-08-13 06:01

Anyone who had to walk to school has a story to tell about that 12-year-long journey.


Simphiwe Dana: I am an activist at heart

2017-08-23 09:40

Afro-soul singer Simphiwe Dana believes that the struggle for free tertiary education should continue.

KZN police hunt fourth pupil involved in Richards Bay school violence

2017-08-22 14:22

KwaZulu-Natal police are still searching for the fourth pupil allegedly involved in school violence that was captured on video at the Richards Bay Secondary School.

Immigration, tight economy impact solid ADvTECH performance

2017-08-21 12:29

Although ADvTECH reported a strong performance in its interim financial results, its schools division was impacted by the underperforming economy.

Brightest in the land

2017-08-20 06:02

According to data released this week by a top international ranking body, eight SA universities have been rated among the top 20% in the world.

My mom cried when she heard I got my PhD - EFF spokesperson

2017-08-18 21:30

EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said his mother "wept" after he received a letter from Witwatersrand University stating that he’d been awarded his PhD in political studies.

10 Norkem Park High girls suspended for fighting over boys

2017-08-18 16:09

Ten girls have been suspended and two boys face expulsion for their involvement in violence at Norkem Park High School, in Kempton Park.

UJ debuts on Academic Ranking of World Universities

2017-08-16 20:15

The University of Johannesburg has been given a boost through its inclusion in the Top 500 universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Curro results reflect lucrative opportunities in private education

2017-08-15 11:21

Curro Holdings' 24% revenue rise to R1.085bn in its half-year results provides yet more proof of how lucrative SA's private education sector is.

Invest in educating our girls

2017-08-13 06:07

Educating women strengthens economies and increases the quality of their lives, writes Busisiwe Seabe.

Abused schoolgirl's dad can't remember cops who refused to open case, say police

2017-08-12 21:55

The father of the schoolgirl seen in a viral video being assaulted by a male learner at an Inanda school, north of Durban, cannot recall the police officials who advised him not to open a case against the perpetrator, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

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