The CFA is the most brutal exam in the world of finance — here's what the questions look like

2018-04-19 10:30

The CFA exam is notoriously difficult, with only around 40% of people passing it every year.

What white people didn't learn from Bantu education

2018-04-18 09:27

The past might not have been what we thought it was. The death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has forced white South Africans to recognise that they too received "Bantu education", writes Howard Feldman.

New UCT vice-chancellor on black pain, #RhodesMustFall and everything in between

2018-04-18 07:18

Incoming UCT vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng says universities should have had a conversation about historic symbols on campuses long before the Rhodes Must Fall movement in 2015.

Treasury considers conditional grants for scholar transport

2018-04-17 20:42

The lack of transport in rural areas is a serious barrier to education, with pupils often having to cross dangerous terrain and threatening situations to get to school, says Equal Education.

Gauteng education dept pleased with online application progress

2018-04-17 15:43

The Gauteng Department of Education says it is pleased with how the first day of online admissions for Grade 1 and 8 learners has progressed.

Meet UCT's incoming vice-chancellor, who started school under a tree

2018-04-17 11:02

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng says focusing on what she's good at has helped get her where she is.

Cape Town NGO helping disabled youth dream big

2018-04-17 06:00

A local community organisation in Salt River, Cape Town, is helping young disabled people realise their dreams.

Gauteng education dept's online admissions goes live, with few glitches

2018-04-16 16:19

Just hours after the Gauteng Department of Education switched on its online school admissions system, to admit Grade 1 and Grade 8 pupils for next year, it had received thousands of applications.

Lack of proper nutrition a key obstacle to learning for SA kids

2018-04-16 13:27

A study found a link between poor nutrition in early childhood and educational outcomes later in life.

William Kentridge receives honorary PhD from the University of Pretoria

2018-04-12 16:19

Artist William Kentridge is well known for his animated expressionist drawings and films exploring time, the history of colonialism and the aspirations and failures of revolutionary politics.

WATCH: Sassy UKZN graduate steals the show as she struts her stuff at graduation ceremony

Chrysantha Palan has become the star of her graduation at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where she turned the stage into a catwalk. Watch.

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Police fire rubber bullets at Pietermaritzburg students

2018-04-18 08:19

Offices set alight, tyres slashed, eight students injured according to SRC.

SA man pays tribute to friend through school refurbishment programme

2018-04-18 07:18

Grief-stricken Rob Broster has honoured his friend's memory by contributing to a school refurbishment programme - and he has roped in a number of good Samaritans along the way.

Curro expands its Gauteng footprint

2018-04-17 17:12

Curro Holdings has acquired Cooper College and Magic Beings Crèche in Gauteng.

WATCH: UCT's new vice-chancellor remembers attending school under a tree

University of Cape Town's incoming vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng tells News24 about her memories of attending school classes under a tree, starting university at 16, and her vision for UCT. Watch.

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Pietermaritzburg college campuses shut down

2018-04-17 07:11

Students at Umgungundlovu TVET College in Pietermaritzburg have been left stranded after NSFAS allegedly failed to pay their accommodation fees.

This American cryptocurrency startup with a 12-year-old CEO is trying to solve a common frustration among gamers

2018-04-16 18:51

12-year-old George Weiksner and his father Michael are creating an ethereum-based token that can be used across multiple gaming platforms.

University of Limpopo tussle over student's degree heads to the SCA

2018-04-16 14:02

The University of Limpopo is heading to the Supreme Court of Appeal over a Limpopo High Court decision, compelling it to award a student with a BA Communication Studies degree after she completed two modules at another institution.

Gauteng education department prepares to open online school applications for 2019

2018-04-12 20:40

The Gauteng Department of Education's online application system for Grade 1 and Grade 8 admissions in 2019 will open on April 16 and close on May 28.

No better time to be alive

2018-04-10 15:23

Local politicians would do well to recognise that improvements in South Africans’ standard of living will require increased investment in innovation, science and technology.

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