Most South Africans can't afford nutritious meals and the state is letting school-food schemes down.
Let's be history-makers. Let's be the change that we want. The power is in our hands, literally.
Teachers' union Sadtu tends to believe that it can dictate education policy. However without them the minister can't do much.
Readers write in about education, the Commonwealth Games, and Homo naledi.
The country places a high value on the power of education to achieve a stable, peaceful and prosperous society.
A lack of maths and science education directly affects the quality of life of young people trying to lift themselves out of poverty.
Panyaza Lesufi has boldly claimed that every chalkboard in every matric classroom will be replaced with a smart board by July.
A nonprofit organisation is going to the heart of South Africa's educational problem and getting good results.
The Annual National Assessments must not detract from the quality or breadth of education, writes Caroline Long.
Our education system is often described as being in crisis. A recent claim says 80% of schools could be "dysfunctional". Afrika Check looked into it.
The organisation founded by Reverend Frank Chikane in 1985 has a bold vision to make quality education available to the underprivileged.
Despite having to deal with construction, residence and financing issues, Sol Plaatje students last year averaged the best grades across the country.
An independent school in Manenberg had better matric results last year than any state school in the area. But is it a model that should be scaled up?
Nhlanhla Nene has little good luck and plenty of tough luck for the country's millions of children, young people and universities as well.
The distances the kids next door have to cover to get to school are lost on Zuma, who is blindly feathering his nest, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor said that government hasn't been able to improve the teaching of science and maths in particular.
Government must expedite its broadband roll-out plan if its higher learning goals are to be met.
Students in Soshanguve and Ga-Rankuwe are angry about the state of the Tshwane University of Technology - but plans are afoot for big changes.
Unicef follows Rita Nota, who is staying at Bangula Primary School since the floods left her family homeless, as she attempts to continue her studies.