Bongani is an education reporter at the Mail & Guardian.
Serious problems in system leave hundreds of thousands of eligible applicants empty-handed.
The budget allocated to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme shows government will be dealing with the funding problem for poor students soon.
Expelled and suspended members of the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union have resolved to form a trade union open to all public sector workers.
Higher education funding crisis set to stoke fires at campuses again in 2015.
Suspended teacher union members insist their removal ahead of key conferences is a ploy by a Cosatu faction.
Pressure is being put on failing matrics to forgo writing to massage the pass rate, say educators.
Umalusi says it is concerned about the running of matric exams in Limpopo and the Eastern Cape, where departments are under administration.
Angie Motshekga and Mamphela Ramphele have clashed again after the Agang SA leader's fresh comments that education under apartheid was better in SA.
Marchers have demanded Heidelberg Hoër Volkskool relooks its decision to phase out English classes, claiming it to be racist and unconstitutional.
Parents take to the streets to protest against a school's decision to only admit Afrikaans pupils.