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 new study shows grade R classes deepen the socioeconomic divide, helping children at affluent schools but doing little for SA's poorest pupils.
As the Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises, the position of local Jewish organisations on the Israel-Palestine conflict has been spotlighted.
Private schools foster gender bias, says an international report, despite SA studies revealing that there are more girls than boys in private schools.
NGOs consider using soccer clubs, traditional healers, churches and even shebeens to tell SA about government's plan to fix school infrastructure.
The Public Service Commission is investigating the former DG for his alleged involvement in the awarding of a workbooks tender.
Dealing with a 350-year-old problem might entail employers recognising that certain chores domestic workers are expected to do are degrading.
The DA has expressed shock over Medium Term Strategic Framework figures, which show that only 61% of pupils have access to required textbooks.
The minister did not appeal earlier rulings when they were made and cannot do so now, says NGO.
But confusion has emerged about the textbook report he says exonerates him.
The basic education minister claims the Limpopo textbook delay did not violate pupils’ rights.