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Takalani Sesame muppets visiting your town

To celebrate 10 years of success the Takalani Sesame muppets will be conducting a tour of the country.

Spelling it out

Well Worn, an interactive theatre company, has produced an educational play to help learners and teachers deal with mounting environmental problems.

HIV/Aids:Know the basics

<strong>What is HIV?</strong>

UJ launches innovative initiative for principals

The DBSA has donated half a million rand 'technical assistance grant" to the UJ to design an nnovative educational leadership initiative.

Cosas suspends protest over drag-race victims

Cosas bowed to community pressure and called off its protest action in Soweto.

DUT closes campus

The management of the besieged Durban University of Technology, which experienced violent protest on its campus this week has decided to suspend all academic activities.

Gauteng DoE woos retired teachers

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) is inviting retired teachers and principals to a seminar this week in Midrand to see how it could use them to help in classrooms or in the general running of schools.

Mpumalanga Premier promises to stop matric exam leaks

The premier of Mpumalanga province, David Mabuza, has announced a range of interventions to stop the rot within the provincial education department's examinations unit.

Nepad e-Schools project launched

President Thabo Mbeki has launched the first of South Africa's six new e-Schools - schools equipped with a computer lab stocked with servers, PCs, printers, faxes, scanners and copiers linked via wireless connectivity. The launch took place at Maripe Secondary School in the Eastern Cape as part of the pan-African Nepad e-Schools demo project.

Pandor’s ‘crusade for inclusion’

Education Minister Naledi Pandor has said she strongly supports the use of Afrikaans and other indigenous languages as the medium of instruction in schools. She was reacting to a DA media release in which she was accused of leading “an ideological crusade against Afrikaans”.

Harness brain power

Acclaimed educationalist Dr Melodie de Jager has a mission in life: to remove barriers to learning. She passionately believes that to achieve their full potential, learners have to stimulate whole brain functioning. She has detailed her ideas and research in her latest book <i>Mind Moves: Removing Barriers to Learning</i>.

KZN awards bursaries for ‘gateway’ subjects

The KwaZulu-Natal department of education has awarded 53 teaching bursaries for students to pursue qualifications in areas in which it is experiencing or expecting educator shortages. A total of R2,2-million has been set aside to fund the studies of these students.

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!