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Schoolchildren are being kicked off school buses during the current exam period because provincial education departments have scrapped some transport subsidies. And certain schools are now illegally refusing to register children whose parents cannot prepay fees for next year.
Pravin Gordhan sticks to his guns and gives education the biggest portion of the national budget.
University of KwaZulu-Natal vice-chancellor Malegapuru Makgoba's reasons for barring renowned academic Ashwin Desai from seeking employment at the university are cast into serious doubt by a document in the Mail & Guardianâ€™s possession. This is the 1998 settlement agreement between Desai and the former University of Durban-Westville.
The government's introduction this year of full-cost bursaries for students studying to become teachers has had an immediate impact. The number of first-year university students in initial professional education of teachers programmes is double that of last year. But there has been no rise in the number of people training to become African-language foundation-phase teachers.
New data expose the staggering inequities in state schooling, putting Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's own performance squarely on the line.
TUT vice-chancellor says he was not worried by his alma mater's lack of accreditation.
Nzimande's plan to monitor transformation in South African universities has polarised the higher education sector.
A devastating report released by Minister Blade Nzimande has revealed the inadequate accommodation SA universities provide for many of its students.