Victoria studied journalism, specialising in photojournalism, at Rhodes University from 2004 to 2007. After traveling around the US and a brief stint in the UK she did a year's internship at The Independent on Saturday in Durban. She then worked as a reporter for the South African Press Association for a year before joining the Mail & Guardian as an education reporter in August 2011.
Court action is to blame for teacher vacancies, says the Eastern Cape education department.
The M&G is launching a series of articles written by pupils so they publicly contribute to the debate about South Africa's education system.
A report shows a stark difference between enrolment for primary and secondary schools, with the latter showing less than 50% in many countries.
A nonprofit school says traditional teaching models are outdated: pupils learn better if the content is relevant and speaks to them interactively.
A shortage of staff and dedicated educational facilities is depriving many with special needs of an education.
Rhodes University has appointed a new vice-chancellor who promises transformation, not just at student level, but in all spheres.
Cars from the minister’s office have been attached to ensure the education department coughs up the R28-million it owes in teacher salaries.
Errol Coetzee's Bike Hospital in downtown Johannesburg may not be pristine, but it is a nirvana for those in need of spare motorbike parts.
Lawyers and activists say the Eastern Cape education department must make public its schedule of repairs to schools.
Patriarchal and racist institutional culture at universities must be challenged visibly, a conference for women working in higher education has heard.