Education

MECs, not Angie, have to fix schools
MECs, not Angie, have to fix schools
With the exception of the Free State and the Western Cape, which have kept Tate Makgoe and Debbie Schafer respectively, there are new faces in the...
Class fluidity ruled in ancient Zim 
Class fluidity ruled in ancient Zim 
A University of Cape Town professor has become the first African to be awarded one of the world’s most prestigious archaeology prizes for the...
Focus on digital content for teachers and schoolchildren
Focus on digital content for teachers and schoolchildren
Education policy has always been, and will continue to be, closely related to South Africans’ social conditions.
Speed up education in Africa with 5G
Speed up education in Africa with 5G
Ultra-fast 5G wireless technology has been widely touted as a potentially transformative development, on a par with the advent of electricity. This...
Cyril wants SA’s pupils up to code
Cyril wants SA’s pupils up to code
Last month, President Cyril Ramaphosa handed over computer tablets to grade 10s from Thahameso Secondary School in Phuthaditjhaba, in the Free...
Private sector wants to play a bigger role in higher education
Private sector wants to play a bigger role in higher education
Every year, the country’s universities are bombarded with students who want a higher education, but there is not enough space.
Parents scrambling to get spaces in Gauteng schools
Parents scrambling to get spaces in Gauteng schools
The Gauteng Department of Education’s online application for next year’s admission for Grade 1 and 8 pupils has already received some 200 000...
‘No place for black academics’
‘No place for black academics’
Things were meant to be better. They were meant to change. But, speaking at the launch of their book this week, 12 black academics described how...
Author of research linking slavery and intelligence resigns
Author of research linking slavery and intelligence resigns
A University of Cape Town adjunct professor, who co-authored a study which concluded that fewer slaves were taken from African countries with a...
Don’t drop the ball, for our children’s sake
Don’t drop the ball, for our children’s sake
This is a crucial year for education. Children starting school this year will complete their 12 years of basic education by 2030. The United...
Continual learning allows young and old to thrive
Continual learning allows young and old to thrive
A friend turned 80 last week. She hosted an exceptional birthday party at her home, inviting family and friends.
The ANC’s lowest mark is for education
The ANC’s lowest mark is for education
In his February budget speech, finance minister Tito Mboweni said education would get R386.4-billion of the R1.83-trillion that government is...
Danger in restricting knowledge
Danger in restricting knowledge
As a seven-year-old child living in a township in Cape Town called Gugulethu, on a street called NY 108, I was confronted with a lesson in how...
Migrant children’s education must be ensured
Migrant children’s education must be ensured
Last November, I commented in the

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