To keep classes full, Curro may give some parents loans to pay high-school fees

2018-04-30 16:12

It will probably push up bad debts – but keeping around pupils in the last four years of schooling is important to its success, the group says.

Here's what you will pay for your child to attend a private school

2018-01-06 09:00

As parents and pupils gear up for the new school year, here’s what you might have to fork out for school fees at some of the country's elite private schools.

Private schools might just save SA

2017-03-16 13:02

Private education can provide quality education to the masses. The Swedish example shows us how this can be done.

SA's most expensive schools for 2018

2016-01-04 11:50

We take a look at the most expensive high schools in South Africa.

Want kids? Save now

2015-10-14 11:34

With so many things on your to-do list during pregnancy, how important is it to start planning for your child's future now?

Back-to-school money stress

2012-01-04 12:45

Masanda Peter considers how the new school year should be prioritised over fun holidays.

Teens are expensive to raise

2011-06-14 12:47

Who knew that raising a teen could cost more than a million rand?

Struggling to afford school fees? Here's how to apply for school-fee exemption

2009-05-27 12:33

Know your rights and don’t be afraid to ask for help if you need it.


Most schools unaware of uniform guidelines - Competition Commission

2018-01-08 15:32

Most schools surveyed by the Competition Commission are unaware of the guidelines for school uniforms issued by the Department of Basic Education.

Private school education in SA costs R2.2m per child

2017-11-23 15:52

Between 2010 and 2015, the cost of education rose by around 50%. Most parents would have to start saving for their kids' education before their children are even born to be able to afford it.

SA universities are not pre-schools - Angie Motshekga

2016-11-14 12:27

There is a mismatch between the education landscape and the occupational needs in the economy, says Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga.

Late registrations keep KZN schools busy

2016-01-13 10:25

Schools across the city have been inundated with late registrations and last-minute preparations as pupils return to the classroom on Wednesday.

Saving for your child's education

2015-11-26 16:00

In the eleventh episode of the “Change in your pocket” series by BrightRock, financial journalist Maya Fisher-French gives tips to raise a financially savvy kid.

Education bankruptcy

2014-01-15 09:27

Education is a right, but it can be prohibitively expensive for many parents.

“My ex is using maintenance to control me”

2011-11-22 15:04

How many parents live in fear of being punished by their ex by withholding maintenance.

Should your toddler be saving for college?

2010-08-26 13:57

Is it really never too early to start saving for those tertiary studies? And what are you in for?

Divorce and school fees

2009-04-15 10:16

How maintenance relates to paying school fees is a tricky area, education law expert Phillipa Tucker explains.

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