Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has read the riot act to both pupils and teachers.
The South African Institute of Race Relations has called for the government to introduce a “universal bursary” system in the form of an annual R12 000 for all pupils in all schools.
South African universities and colleges are producing badly trained teachers who struggle to meet the demands of the country’s school curriculums.
Spaza shops owned by foreign nationals in Soweto are thriving and prospering, a Human Sciences Research Council survey has found.
The SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) has launched an onslaught on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, accusing her of portraying herself as the “fourth branch of government”.
The Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s biannual Quality of Life survey released this week showed how far the province’s residents had come – and how far they still had to go.
The University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) has appointed Dr Albert van Jaarsveld as its new vice-chancellor and principal.
The University of KwaZulu Natal will tomorrow appoint a new vice chancellor to replace Professor Malegapuru Makgoba.
Never mind reading, writing and arithmetic – members of the SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) in North West are allegedly more likely to be involved in bribery, intimidation and exchanging sex for jobs.
Three positions, six employees: that’s the predicament the North West education department is in – allegedly because of interference in three appointments.
Flamboyant businessman Robert Gumede has a simple motto in life: Go big or go home.
The matric pass mark won’t change much, but a task team appointed by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has recommended that maths become a compulsory subject for all high school pupils.
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Some images are etched in our DNA; somehow framed in our mind’s eye, just a few blinks or thoughts away.
I heard with shock when insults were elevated to another level by Kebby Maphatsoe, a leader of government who audaciously called Public Protector Thuli Madonsela a CIA spy and accused her of undermining the ANC.
The decision by the Northern Cape education department to close down schools in Kuruman for the rest of the year is a tragic and regrettable one.