Education

Cosatu endorses library campaign for SA schools

Trade union federation Cosatu gets behind mounting grassroots action aimed at getting libraries into every public school in the country.

Gauteng DoE woos retired teachers

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) is inviting retired teachers and principals to a seminar this week in Midrand to see how it could use them to help in classrooms or in the general running of schools.

Students march for free varsity education

Hundreds of students marched on Parliament on Friday demanding free varsity education. They will deliver a memorandum registering this demand.

Police use force against protesting students

Police on Thursday used water cannons to disperse groups of protesting University of Johannesburg students.

‘Bullies’ called to account

Education department taken to Human Rights Commission to explain 'forced removal' of learners.

Mpumalanga Premier promises to stop matric exam leaks

The premier of Mpumalanga province, David Mabuza, has announced a range of interventions to stop the rot within the provincial education department's examinations unit.

Budget snubs academics

University academics were left out in the cold in last week's Budget -- unlike with teachers and vocational education lecturers.

FET sector is the class dunce

College reform urgently needed as two-thirds of first-year maths and science students fail.

Matric may become irrelevant

Universities complain that the national exam is no longer a benchmark for admission.

Motshekga acts on exam leaks

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has done the right thing by stepping into the matric exam mess in Mpumalanga

Matric results a wake-up call for SA

The 2009 matric results indicated there were problems throughout the education system, according to experts in the field.

Motshekga ‘most unhappy’ with poor matric results

Basic Education minister Angie Motshekga said on Thursday she was "most unhappy" with the 60,7% pass rate for the National Senior Certificate exams.

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.