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Prega Govender

Back to school for gymslip mothers

A ‘revolutionary’ learner pregnancy policy will enable teen moms to get back to school earlier.

​Pregnancy’s not the end of schoolgirls’ dreams

Don’t drop out of school – you have a responsibility to yourself and your child, says a young mother now studying to be a teacher.

SA schools boot out Swazi, Moz children over missing IDs

Learners who have attended certain Mpumalanga schools for years are now being turned away when they attempt to enter high schools in the province

Missing-middle varsity students score

Nxasana said his task team was now undertaking a detailed feasibility study on a new model of student funding.

It’s a tough 16/7 slog but ‘Merc C’ matrics are top of the class

A Limpopo school attributes its excellent results to the extra lessons it holds daily from 6pm to 11pm.

Debt gobbles teachers’ pensions

Educators want to draw on funds while they are working, rather than resigning to get money

Three years on and no compensation for Limpopo family whose child ‘died like a dog’

Education authorities face R1.5bn worth of claims, with Limpopo being the worst culprit.

‘Hilton, stop poaching our sports stars’

Angry Gauteng schools say their top players are being lured away by offers of full scholarships.

Wits academics still fretting over  ‘securitisation’

Campuses were calm this week. But, with the possibility that protests may resume, the “securitisation” of campuses remains a burning issue.

Wits fires academic found guilty of sexual harassment

The university's vice-chancellor, Professor Adam Habib, encouraged people who experienced or witnessed gender-based harm to report such incidents.

​Technical college examiners not paid for years

Some are owed amounts ranging from R88 000 to R384 000 by the higher education department.

​Universities have plans to register indebted students – but not all of them

Vice-chancellors have been warned this could put universities in danger – students owe R2-billion.

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