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Fight to stop ‘academic thuggery’

The higher education system and individual institutions need to act on the practice whereby some senior academics allegedly plagiarise the work of students. So say Dr Fulufhelo Netswera, a research director at Unisa, and Ndinannyi Malada, a higher education researcher at the Centre for Education Policy Development.

School is getting tougher

Grade 11 learners will write a national examination at the end of next year as part of the national Department of Education's efforts to prepare learners, teachers and parents for a “tougher” school-exit qualification. Schools will receive examples of what the examination, set by the department, would look like beforehand.

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