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Young and jobless? Apply for one of 287 000 education assistant posts

Education department urges young, jobless people to apply for teaching assistant vacancies

International Day of Sign Languages: South African sign language must be promoted

The Schools Act considers South African sign language as an official language for the purposes of learning in a public school

Security beefed up at Philippi school where teacher was killed

‘He was like a loving father,’ says community member of murdered teacher in Philippi, Western Cape

Matric exam timetable changes to accommodate elections

Moving the national senior certificate exams forward also allows matrics who are old enough to cast their ballots on 1 November

Early education can play a powerful role in fostering inclusion

The positive effect on the children has spilled over into the local community and improved social cohesion

Global benefits for students, universities

Online learning provides many opportunities for international students to overcome the usual hurdles of studying in South Africa

Puleng LenkaBula: The ‘tipping point’ leader is Unisa’s first black woman vice-chancellor

She combines a fighting spirit with a commitment to feminist and ubuntu ethics — qualities that will drive change at the institution

A blended and vaccinated future for universities

Leadership will be at the core of how the learning space evolves and uses the pandemic as an opportunity to advance

International Literacy Day: Changing the world, one word at a time

More than two-thirds of the world’s illiterate people are women. Working to change this can bring profound social and economic benefits

Young South Africans must co-drive unemployment solutions

Young people’s experiences should lead the way in a shared response to youth unemployment

Young people share their jobseeking woes

A few of South Africa's unemployed youth share their stories

‘Generational catastrophe’ — Motshekga sounds alarm on missed school

The basic education department has clearly outlined why school must not be skipped

New education certificate could help limit school dropouts

To be effective, the General Education Certificate must plug gaps, not create new ones

AI will change the study of psychology

The fourth industrial revolution, in particular artificial intelligence, will drive changes in the world of work and our daily lives

Princess Shuri gives girls a science boost

The smart, fun and easy-going warrior scientist in the film ‘Wakanda’ challenges gender stereotypes

Healing circles can help learners deal with trauma

Recent crises such as the Covid-19 pandemic have exacerbated life’s struggles and losses have overwhelmed many children.

Stellenbosch University gets its own climate studies school

The faculty is the first of its kind in the battle against climate change

Schooling and Covid: A new UN report tracks adaptations in education in 142 countries

The pandemic precipitated a global experiment in education, which Unesco is keen to document and support
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