Bongani is an education reporter at the Mail & Guardian.
A novel scheme is seeing business executives partnering with principals to beef up tuition.
Blade Nzimande has defended public technical colleges, saying that the private sector needs to ensure colleges are offering what they need.
Disgruntled union leaders are working to form a new federation after the expulsion of Numsa, Cosatu's largest affiliate.
The private sector needs to help government in giving poor students access to tertiary education, President Jacob Zuma said at a talk at Wits.
Principals have been given a year to fix their severely flawed administrative systems.
Contrary to a university statement saying outgoing vice-chancellor Prof Nthabiseng Ogude resigned early, the council says she was forced to leave.
Professor Nthabiseng Ogude has resigned as vice-chancellor of Tshwane University of Technology.
Now the department is running at an inadequate capacity and is unable to perform all its functions.
The education department believes that if the country’s skills base is to expand, college graduates should be given credit for their diplomas.
Mpumalanga has replaced 14 substandard rural schools with two state-of-the-art institutions.