The Annual National Assessments must not detract from the quality or breadth of education, writes Caroline Long.
Contradicting stances by government leaders makes the potential revival of teacher colleges even harder to do than it already is.
As the new vice-chancellor, Sizwe Mabizela could lead Rhodes in radical reform – or quell the revolt.
Teachers are uniquely placed to help both victim and tormentor but they, too, require support.
Unisa is yet to decide on how to implement the new Labour Relations Act, but this is affecting university staff whose jobs are hanging in the balance.
The University of Cape Town’s council ruled that the statue of Cecil John Rhodes, the centre of much debate over the last few weeks, must be removed.
After much protest, the Cecil John Rhodes statue has fallen and social media users ask what next as they react to the #RhodesHasFallen hashtag.
The EFF has said the ruling party is too accommodating in its approach to the removal of symbols that glorify colonisation and apartheid.
The department of basic education wants to block the reappointment of public school teachers who have resigned in order to access their pension funds.
Students are adamant that they don’t want temporary solutions to permanent problems.
A weekly series of articles written by pupils who want to contribute to the debate about South Africa's education system.
Home-schooling is becoming increasingly popular with black South African families.