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Rustenburg Girls Junior School allegedly discouraged underprivileged pupil
Rustenburg Girls Junior School allegedly discouraged underprivileged pupil
Parents claim a leaked email thread has shown how Rustenburg Girls Junior School allegedly discouraged an American family from sponsoring an...
​A roadmap to success
​A roadmap to success
What do Wendy Luhabe, Romeo Khumalo, Noeleen Maholwana Sangqu and Vusi Thembekwayo have in common?
Race is an obstinate variable
Race is an obstinate variable
Before we begin to make prescriptions for South Africa’s failing education system we need an accurate diagnosis of the gaps in educational...
Old girls criticise Rustenburg’s lack of transformation
Old girls criticise Rustenburg’s lack of transformation
Former Rustenburg Girls Junior and High School learners have expressed disappointment at the public school’s lack of transformation and the...
Five reasons why it’s still a good idea to study an MBA
Five reasons why it’s still a good idea to study an MBA
While interest in the MBA (Master of Business Administration) has declined slightly in the United States (US) in recent years, programmes outside...
Transformation began 50 years ago
Transformation began 50 years ago
Fifty years ago, during the so-called Nairobi revolution of the late 1960s, a move was made to transform the disciplines and curriculums in a...
Cape school accused of coercing black teacher to resign
Cape school accused of coercing black teacher to resign
A grade five pupil at a school in the pristine southern suburbs of Cape Town asked a flabbergasted parent “Are black teachers real teachers?”...
‘Middlemen at the heart of poor school infrastructure delivery’ — EE
‘Middlemen at the heart of poor school infrastructure delivery’ — EE
Public money meant for building schools is being siphoned off to third-party consultants and agents while Eastern Cape teachers and pupils...
To fix schools, fix society first
To fix schools, fix society first
On October 12 this year, the department of basic education hosted a summit on school safety at St George’s Hotel in Gauteng. It was attended by...
Two cops arrested over TUT student's shooting death
Two cops arrested over TUT student's shooting death
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested two police officers in connection with the death of a Tshwane University of...
TVET gets a much-needed boost
TVET gets a much-needed boost
The Nelson Mandela University’s advanced diploma in technical and vocational teaching is a direct response to and addresses the vision expressed...
Reading should be a delight, not a duty
Reading should be a delight, not a duty
Literacy Month ended in September and it is vital that our literacy woes do not fall by the wayside until September rolls round again.
The university is not a factory
The university is not a factory
If you believe the glossy adverts, puff pieces and award ceremonies, you might think that many South African universities are becoming increasingly...
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Each year the release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings generates a great deal of interest, excitement – and debate. ...

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