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Dream of studying comes true

When outsourcing ended at Mandela University it gave contract workers more than just a job

Postgraduate funding needs a boost

There’s a shortage of skilled labour and private-public sector investment may be the solution

If not now, later: Women’s vulnerability to HIV risk

Keeping girls at school could reduce their vulnerability to infection. But women’s lack of empowerment will affect this intervention's success

​A roadmap to success

MAP accelerates the careers of those who have managerial experience but lack general business knowledge

TCSM celebrates 50 years of excellence

The department continuously introduces counter-disruptive innovation in a world of increasing competition

​Purpose-driven higher education must meet the demands of the new revolution

New generation universities need to be proactive in contributing to economic growth

Thuto Thipe

Academic, Yale University

Postgraduate opportunities

There are several bursary opportunities still available

English teachers’ incompetencies exposed after they fail vocabulary tests

But English first additional language educators have been thwarted since their own school days, writes Prega Govender.

Never too old to learn the three Rs

Mohammud Modibbo, thought to be the oldest pupil in Nigeria, has died at the age of 94.

Adult education fails its teachers

Colleges are closing down in the transition from one government department to another.

Adults to get a crack at a new matric equivalent

Adults completing this qualification will have shown that they are able to read, write clearly, problem-solve, and apply their knowledge skilfully.

ABC for economic growth

Employers must support the recent green paper's vision of skills training for adults.

Prioritising the realities that students face

Adult students, though highly committed, are being sidelined by budgetary priorities.

Readings of rights

South Africa needs to promote literacy programmes from women more agressively.

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