Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande has defended the low matric pass requirement, saying SA is becoming "dangerously elitist".
Prisoners take their fight for computers, internet access and CD players to court — all in the name of education.
What has become of this policy, which aims to offer a second chance at education success?
Language must be one of the pillars of the struggle to ‘decolonise’ the humanities.
A closer working relationship must be established between education authorities and employers.
The Correctional Services department has reported a total of 79.25% of prisoners who wrote national senior certificate examinations passed in 2012.
The role of private-sector employers needs far greater recognition in government's thinking.
If the perception that vocational education is an "option for losers" persists, unemployment and social instability will continue to escalate.