3 teachers hijacked outside Cape Town primary school

2018-06-18 20:48

Teachers as a school in Strand have fallen victim to armed hijackers, prompting Western Cape MEC for Education Debbie Schäfer to call for increased police visibility.

Government goes high-tech to bust illegal initiation schools

2018-06-17 12:19

As the law cracks down on unlawful schools, local governments get ready to deploy drones to search forests and mountains.

We must rein in our increasingly violent kids

2018-06-17 07:35

Children kicking teachers, beating parents, insulting preachers. What’s happening?

YOUTH DAY: Motherwell youth dedicated to giving back and making a difference

2018-06-16 09:53

As we celebrate June 16, News24 takes a look at people who are trying to make a difference and hoping to change the world. Felix Chimbinyu Murehwa, is one such man as he tries to improve the lives of those in his community.

Transnet Port Terminals empowers women and youth

2018-06-15 16:33

Transnet Port Terminals has injected tens of millions of rand into structured women and youth training and development programmes.

KZN education department investigates allegations of sexual abuse at historic Adams College

2018-06-13 21:34

The KwaZulu-Natal department of education says that it had begun its investigation into allegations that male teachers at the historic Adams College, south of Durban, have sexual relationships with pupils.

Children will invest in their futures if they read

2018-06-11 15:45

Two musicians, a TV presenter, a retail entrepreneur and myself – an anthropologist – are seated around a table discussing the current state of South African youth.

More Park Town Boys High School teachers accused of misconduct

2018-06-08 21:57

The Gauteng Department of Education has confirmed that four Park Town Boys High School teachers have been charged with committing misconduct in the form of racially inappropriate language.

'Be choosy in what you study,' Zuma tells school pupils

2018-06-07 07:20

Former president Jacob Zuma has encouraged black school pupils to follow fields of studies that will empower them to participate "fully" in the economy of the country.

Western Cape education department offers reward for information after spate of school robberies

2018-06-05 17:01

MEC for education Debbie Schäfer says the attacks at four schools have been timed to take place just after the school day ended.


Create ladders for SA's jobless youngsters

2018-06-17 12:26

Each year in June, the country grapples with issues facing our young people, writes Patricia de Lille.

Whither the crucial teaching of history?

2018-06-17 10:09

It is only through the effective teaching of history that our young citizens can come to understand what the battles for human rights in South Africa mean in the long term, writes Peter Kallaway.

Change the rules to suit the circumstances

2018-06-17 06:09

Isn’t it time to revisit some of the rules that have been in place forever? After all, rules are there to be broken, or modified, according to circumstances. Let’s move with the times and be more flexible, writes Timothy Molobi.

'This government is not going to improve your prospects in life' – Mmusi Maimane

2018-06-15 21:48

The DA leader has compared the struggles of the children who marched in Soweto 42 years ago to protest against being taught in Afrikaans to those currently facing the youth.

Exams suspended after fire breaks out at Mpumalanga school

2018-06-14 23:45

Fires have been reported at four schools in the province in the past five days, says the Mpumalanga education department.

Exams postponed at Fort Hare university due to strike action

2018-06-12 22:58

Students at the University of Fort Hare will have to wait until next semester to complete their exams after lecturers and other staff members have embarked on strike action.


2018-06-10 15:00

IF big companies passionately pushed education, Mzansi would be a better country.

How a side hustle can help you to study further

2018-06-08 12:09

Remember when you didn't have enough time do anything during varsity? Juggling tests, assignments and a social life? These young women started their own businesses to help them extend their education.

Police used live ammunition on protesting pupils, admits Gauteng community safety MEC

2018-06-06 12:55

Gauteng community safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has indicated that an investigation is underway after live ammunition was used to disperse a protest by high school pupils in Fochville.

Thuli opens new door

2018-06-03 12:00

Failure is never final, it is a step on the road to success ... The world does not simply stay as it is structured; you have the power as humanity to reshape it.

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