Using English as the main medium of instruction at Tukkies will help build a new, inclusive culture.
Children at 49% of these schools have no sanitation facilities or totally inadequate ones
The education system has improved but some ?feel it’s not a good fit, and that it fails others.
Books reshaped the destiny of James Matthews – poet, political prisoner and, now, doctor.
One thing was clear at the Next Einstein Forum: Africa’s scientists are finding local solutions to the continent’s problems.
A system using English as a common language in multilingual schools, combined with multibilingualism, can be a powerful catalyst for social cohesion.
Increasingly academics are finding that humour can be a good way to convey serious findings – and irony a useful analytical tool.
Wits students reignited #FeesMustFall but the protest lacked a clear aim, and gender queer protesters confronted exclusion from male members.
The higher education issues triggered by #FeesMustFall go to the core of our society and now is the time to deal with them, writes Vuyisile Msila.
Tefera Tadesse undertook a study to find out the realities, opportunities and impediments of quality assurance at Ethiopian universities.
Progressing learners through grade 11 won’t solve education’s plight - improved leadership, teaching ability and accountability are also crucial.
A replication of our social system, education must become a social concern. Simple things like music and reading will change children’s lives.
Farm children from poor socioeconomic backgrounds travel great distances and endure much - all for an education that may be out of their reach.
The education system continues to entrench elite advantage while the poor stay stuck on lower tiers.
The Rhodes Trust tries to mollify criticism of Cecil John Rhodes’s legacy while not offending its wealthy alumni and other donors.
Since July 2015, Corruption Watch has received at least 1000 reports of corruption across schools, making them the main graft hotspots in the country.
The use of a language that bars the majority of black African students - who do not understand Afrikaans - is indefensible.
There is a vital intersect between schools as a pipeline to higher education, and higher education as the conduit for teachers into schools.
A language is not preserved by formal applications, but rather in the home, in the arts and in literature, writes Josua Loots.