Provisional truth is good enough

Scientific consensus generated by theoretical speculations makes the world tick, argues Swedish astrophysicist Bengt Gustafsson.

Universities and state control: Cloudy days for academic freedom

The Constitution’s framing lets the state take strong hold of universities.

Recolonising the humanities?

Too many elite groups would have us stifle debate about academic freedom in the country.

Gerwel: ‘Class progress or class war?’

An extract of the last interview with public intellectual Jakes Gerwel, before he died, about the national democratic revolution among others.

Dilemma of the humanities

The humanities in South Africa are caught between a rock and a hard place -- <b>John Higgins</b> assesses the state of the sector.

Academics need to shout louder if they are to survive

A strict focus on numbers and vocational training is at odds with the findings of research about the value of academic activity.

Too many chiefs

One voice was significantly absent from the conversation at Blade Nzimande's recent higher education summit -- that of chalk-face academics.

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories