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.
There is good reason to keep the human element at the heart of our school curriculum, writes Fred Khumalo.
When the socks that need pulling up are absent, we must turn to leaders, the government, municipalities and citizens, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
Liquidators who previously ignored an offer from the AAYMCA will now be forced to meet "creditors" to discuss this and other offers.
The success of our education is less about passes, but more about how many can participate in the economy, writes Mangosuthu Buthelezi.
A 2013 government report found that government funding for these academic institutions has not kept up with enrolment numbers.
The party has been discussing policies and strategies, including land invasion, to ensure it gets more votes in the next elections.
Government workers and big business should face higher taxes so there is more money for scholar transport, an Eastern Cape pupil says.
Tax government workers and big business more so there is more money for scholar transport, an Eastern Cape pupil says.
The justice department's Amarightza programme aims to educate the public and officials about the socioeconomic rights enshrined in the Bill of Rights.