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Prim Gower

The darker side of Indians

There is no light side to racial prejudice.

Motshekga acts on exam leaks

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has done the right thing by stepping into the matric exam mess in Mpumalanga

Taking students to the next level

A new initiative to allow further education and training (FET) college students to continue their training at university level will take off next year

Revised curriculum a ‘disaster’

Admit OBE was a mistake and dump bad teaching practices, top analyst advises, writes Primarashni Gower.

Merger funding dries up

The education department will not provide merged universities with additional special funds to assist them with their progress.

Reign of vice

Until recently, Ndlovu was South Africa's highest-paid vice-chancellor, earning a R3,7-million package in 2007.

Matric headache for universities

Primarashni Gower says there is great concern about the date grade 12 results will be made known.

Idle minds, social time bomb

Nearly three million of the 6,7-million young South Africans in the 18-to-24-year age group were unemployed or not receiving education and training.

Still no pre-school for all

Thousands of children will continue to lose out on pre-schooling because of the lack of political will and the failure of provincial departments.

Plastic bags to World Champs

Four months after he stunned the South African sporting community sprint star, Simon Magakwe, is heading for the world championship in Berlin.

The high cost of a new lease

As the Eastern Cape's education system falls apart learners are taking extreme measures to secure a decent education, writes Primarashni Gower.

Trading oil for education

How do you plug the brain drain of students leaving your country to study in the United States?

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