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 group of concerned parents have taken a Northern Cape primary school to court for forcing its pupils to learn in English.
More than 100 pupils have to share a single toilet at over half of the high schools in Tembisa, found nongovernmental organisation Equal Education.
Meals are back in 11 Limpopo schools after legal action, but the lost teaching time worries principals.
Despite government's national school feeding scheme, pupils at Tshinavhe Secondary School have been left hungry, says rights organisation Section27.
Efforts to address past injustices have lowered the bar for education in South Africa, says Agang SA leader Maphela Ramphele.
Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele says South Africans need to stop thinking of themselves as black and white, or else "Mugabe, here we come".
Research reveals that poor language and maths education in SA is failing hundreds of thousands of pupils.
A new UKZN study says it will take up to 43 years to fully transform staff profiles at South African universities to represent national demographics.
Despite the 27 gang-related deaths since May in the area, some residents of Thames Walk in Manenberg find hope in the celebration of a matric dance.
The head of the provincial department of education has ultimate control over how many pupils can be admitted to a school, the Concourt has ruled.