While innovation is crucial to a country’s competitiveness, it is not the only factor and the quality of education is still a concern, a survey found.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme can't carry the burden alone, so the portfolio committee on higher education wants business to pitch in.
Private schools foster gender bias, says an international report, despite SA studies revealing that there are more girls than boys in private schools.
Nearly all African leaders who are beneficiaries of dynasty politics have been educated abroad.
We are breeding a nation of angry underachievers, yet we come from a generation of overachievers. Citizens now need to step up to the education plate.
The department says the report's research was not based on tests or assessments by pupils, but on interviews with business executives.
A Human Rights Watch report has revealed how school authorities in India persistently discriminate against children from marginalised communities.
Our journey to freedom continues: 20 years after democracy, those who can’t read or write are locked in a sinister struggle.
Teen moms shouldn't be stigmatised; they should be encouraged to finish school, writes University of KwaZulu-Natal researcher Samantha Willan.
A number of NGOs have pointed out that children's rights to education and healthcare are not considered an election issue by parties, but should be.
Learners have hundreds of educational apps at their fingertips, but how do parents choose the right ones for their children? Here are some guidelines.
Limpopo's education department has expressed disappointment with "false claims" that undelivered textbooks were found in a warehouse in Fetakgomo.
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?
Eastern Cape teachers may finally be paid and posts filled now that Legal Resources Centre has filed a class action lawsuit against the government.