Trying to lecture students on respecting people's rights will only get you so far. They need experiential human rights education.
It is no small task opening a university - but South Africa can boast two new ones as of last month. So what do they look like and are they likely to succeed?
Treasury will increase funds to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, which is likely to help more than 500 000 students per year.
Solar-powered classrooms have evolved from an experiment into the next big thing in educational initiatives by IT giants like Samsung and Dell.
Basic education director general Bobby Soobrayan has been found not guilty of wrongdoing, says department spokesperson Panyaza Lesufi.
The ANC election manifesto has big, ambitious ideas for education, but can the party deliver on them?
From the amount of pupils who will make it past grade 10 to the matric pass rate, here are 10 things you might not have known about education in SA.
Eastern Cape teachers may finally be paid and posts filled now that Legal Resources Centre has filed a class action lawsuit against the government.
There was much tears and excitement as South African pupils returned to school for the start of the new year.
Progress in healthcare and education indicates that South Africans' lives have improved, writes Busani Ngcaweni from the deputy president's office.
Undaunted by apartheid and Aids, she has made all the difference to those otherwise abandoned.
The South African Institute of Race Relations says the privatisation of the health and education sectors is the solution to the country's problems.
Pupils in Limpopo will have textbooks in time for the 2014 academic year, says education MEC Dikeledi Magadzi.
The achievements of learners are still strongly (and sadly) linked to the circumstances of their birth, writes Annette Lovemore.
The allocation to school infrastructure in the mid-term budget is inadequate, writes David Macfarlane.
CUT get involved in the SB13 Southern Africa conference.
Angie Motshekga and Mamphela Ramphele have clashed again after the Agang SA leader's fresh comments that education under apartheid was better in SA.
The president has mastered the art of quietly surprising those who snipe at his lack of education.
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen shot by the Taliban for championing girls' education, has pleaded at the UN to make teaching a priority.