Education

Matric is not the be-all and end-all of achieving one’s potential

Every year a flurry of suicides occur after matric results are announced. We need to help our children to put things in perspective

‘White fragility’ is damaging SA universities

Academics at a recent meeting called for white liberals to acknowledge they ‘are the problem’

UniZulu again has no elected SRC

Student leaders say the new SRC administrator is unknown to students and may not represent their needs

Complex debate on UCT’s Israel boycott

But still no clarity after motions in the senate, council and academic freedom committee

Millions of refugee kids unschooled

A report on displaced people criticises governments that fail to ensure children get a good education — but recognises progress in some countries

Citizenship can’t be taught in a module

Universities have an ethical duty to cultivate safe and inclusive spaces of recognition and respect

We need hard solutions, not ‘nice’  ideas

Expensive public schools taking in fee-exempt learners means only a handful will benefit

The model of PhD study at South African universities needs to change

My argument is that the doctorate hasn’t changed nearly enough because universities are essentially conservative spaces.

Continuity is key to fixing education

​The M&G went to the World Innovation Summit for Education to find out how other countries are dealing with education problems similar to SA’s

Build a sustainable future for Africa’s youth

The University of Pretoria’s programmes and partnerships aim to ensure appropriate employment opportunities for its students

Coding without computers reaches thousands of learners

“It was the opportunity of a lifetime for some of our kids … allowing them to explore a world of programming and the creative use of technology.”

Early childhood learning gives children a headstart in life

The difference between children exposed to early childhood development and those who aren’t is stark

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.