Edwin Naidu

‘Break vicious cycle that deters girls in science’

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, who served as the first female president of Mauritius from 2015- to 2018, has also had success in higher education, winning top awards in science

Mamokgethi Phakeng Q&A: No one told me maths was ‘hard’

South Africa’s first black female doctor of mathematics , Mamokgethi Phakeng, is now a top British UK university’s first ‘illustrious visiting professor’.

Dear Motshekga, how many more talk shops before we get anywhere?

Money is an impediment but so too is the lack of political will, accountability and quality teacher training and support

Academics condemn ‘silencing’ of SA scientists over Russian invasion

Public science organisations were allegedly instructed over email on 1 March by a senior department of science and innovation official not to comment on the invasion

A gloomy future awaits most of the country’s matriculants

A large portion of the learners finishing high school will join the millions of unemployed youth if they do not pursue further studies

Bargaining council looks into complaint against Blade Nzimande

Two months before the long-serving higher education director general was suspended, he reported Nzimande to the bargaining council

Editorial – Let’s build a winning, not a whining, nation

For too long now it has become evident that South Africa has become a sick society. We are sick, pathetic people. The government, business...

No sex please, we’re Christians

Christian groups clashed with Minister of Education Kader Asmal over Curriculum 2005, report Marianne Merten and Edwin Naidu The revised National Curriculum Statement has...

A new fighter in the KZN ring

In one of his first tasks since his appointment as MEC in charge of Education, Culture and Sport in KwaZulu-Natal, Lindumusa Gabriel Ndabandaba has...

A long march to equality

Forty-five years after thousands marched in protest against pass laws, women are still second class citizens, write Julia Grey and Edwin Naidu South African...

Editorial – Come on, Hansie, let’s bat for the children of South Africa

Dear Hansie CronjeI am sorry to hear that your appeal to the high court to have the life ban on your plying your trade...

National home schoolers challenge proposed curriculum

A Christian-based group and Kader Asmal lock horns, reports Edwin NaiduMinister of Education Kader Asmal has become embroiled in a bitter row with home...

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