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.
There are not enough decent mid-level jobs to tempt more young South Africans into vocational training, a Wits seminar has heard.
A novel scheme is seeing business executives partnering with principals to beef up tuition.
A nonprofit school says traditional teaching models are outdated: pupils learn better if the content is relevant and speaks to them interactively.