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Former NSFAS CEO Steven Zwane: 'I was not fired'
Former NSFAS CEO Steven Zwane: 'I was not fired'
Steven Zwane, former chief executive of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), says he was not fired.
TUT to reopen six weeks after student shooting
TUT to reopen six weeks after student shooting
Academic activities at the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Soshanguve north and south campuses will resume on Monday.
Tech makes new demands on teachers
Tech makes new demands on teachers
The digital age is changing the world at an accelerated speed. The question is: Are teachers concerned about understanding the rapid changes being...
A billion youths in Africa will be unemployable
A billion youths in Africa will be unemployable
It is time for an entrepreneurial and knowledge revolution in Africa. Only a properly educated workforce and entrepreneurial class will have the...
Experts gather to disrupt continent’s education
Experts gather to disrupt continent’s education
By adopting the theme of Disrupting African Education, the Fundi Education Forum 2018 will bring together former heads of African states, educators, business leaders, billionaires, students and innovators in an effort to solve some of the problems in education and learning in Africa....
What do teachers really ‘make’?
What do teachers really ‘make’?
I began my working life as a teacher and at a function a few weeks ago hosted by a friend, a guest — one of those “new money” types...
Nurture our children for SA’s future
Nurture our children for SA’s future
Over a rickety ramp and past prefabricated walls, we are greeted by eager eyes. Two small makeshift structures house the 45 children who attend...
A company of one and it’s run, run, run
A company of one and it’s run, run, run
When Simbongile Ndlangisa ditched her nine-to-five job to start her own PR business from home, she thought, great, now I can sit and watch...
Sasco must introspect to succeed
Sasco must introspect to succeed
The evolvement of higher education in South Africa’s democratic dispensation cannot be separated from the influence of the South African Students...
Better trained teachers will lead to economic transformation
Better trained teachers will lead to economic transformation
If radical economic transformation is to be realised, the education system will have to be transformed. Without addressing problems with the...
​Purpose-driven higher education must meet the demands of the new revolution
​Purpose-driven higher education must meet the demands of the new revolution
While primarily technological in nature, the Fourth Industrial Revolution exists within the existing paradigms of society and systems and, as such,...
Technology and mentoring key in UFS approach to learner success
Technology and mentoring key in UFS approach to learner success
The University of the Free State (UFS) has been changing the lives of high school learners through its Internet Broadcast...
Universities in the neoliberal age
Universities in the neoliberal age
Many of the students I have taught in Britain and South Africa see higher education as a place where they “invest” in themselves in the...

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