The M&G visited Nquthu, in KwaZulu-Natal, where we documented pupils' daily struggle to get to school.
Why parents and teachers should rev up the read-aloud engine with their children and pupils.
Formerly deprived institutions need enormous redress funds from all sectors.
Nhlanhla Nene has little good luck and plenty of tough luck for the country's millions of children, young people and universities as well.
Bolstering a weak life orientation curriculum is proposed as one of the ways of preventing abuse, including rape, in classrooms.
Police deny shooting rubber bullets at a group of parents who were protesting at Roodepoort Primary School demanding a coloured principal.
Government, state agencies and universities must urgently solve the dire shortage of funding for students.
Activists start ‘underground’ library after service delivery protesters burn down township facility.
Make no mistake: the autonomy of such institutions does not trump the Constitution.
A course will equip supervisors with better skills – but they need institutional backup too.
Pupils living in rural areas battle rivers, snakes and rough weather to get an education, even though the authorities are meant to provide transport.
It is the fifth school to be torched in the area since January, but it's unknown if this latest fire in Xigalo is related to the Malamulele unrest.