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.
A number of NGOs have pointed out that children's rights to education and healthcare are not considered an election issue by parties, but should be.
The Eastern Cape education department owes three schools R3.15m for teacher salaries it budgeted for over the last three years but didn't pay.
"Uncle Gweezy" has been asked why SA should vote ANC by students who raised Nkandla, access to electricity and education as concerns with government.
Three organisations have launched a handbook, "My Teacher Hurt Me, What Should I Do?", that aims to "manage sexual abuse in schools".
Textbooks, toilets and teachers – that's what voters want. But can political parties provide?
A group of grade 12 pupils asked all South Africa's cellphone providers for free Wikipedia on their phones, and they got it.
According to government, Section27's Limpopo textbook case is very close to being resolved and should not even have reached the high court.
Equal Education activists help rural Eastern Cape school to find its voice and stand up for the right to education.
Section 27 is taking the Limpopo education department back to court over a failure to deliver textbooks to thousands of pupils again.
It is not surprising that four students faced disciplinary charges for speaking out about their university's problems, says the SA Students' Congress.