Council On Higher Education

LETTER: The murder of Prof Kamwendo at UniZulu

Kamwendo’s murder is an incident that is simply at the extreme end of a spectrum of problematic dynamics in the South African academy

Eight universities get full LLB accreditation; five more in the balance

Universities that faced the risk of losing their accreditation for the bachelor of laws qualification are off the hook

Varsities must meet labour needs

#FeesMustFall is a real opportunity to rethink the university sector’s future and priorities

Real barrier is academic inertia

The CHE's damning report provides ample evidence of the need for urgently reforming the undergraduate curriculum — but are its proposals workable?

US guru on student success in higher education to visit SA

The Council on Higher Education launches new focus on quality of university teaching and learning

Is institutional autonomy a myth?

The time has come to debate the assumption of academic freedom that universities hold dear .

Recolonising the humanities?

Too many elite groups would have us stifle debate about academic freedom in the country.

Sisters in the academic struggle

Women lecturers and researchers at Limpopo University have joined forces to address gender unfairness at universities.

State ‘freezes out’ private skills providers

Illogical hurdles have been placed in the way of experienced providers of occupational training.

CHE audits ‘might never be the same’

Unethical revelations undermine the legitimacy of the peer-review process, writes <b>Renuka Vithal</b>.

CHE panel ‘acted with integrity’

Leaked letter written by UKZN audit chair Martin Hall 'substantially compromised audit', writes <b>Ahmed Essop</b>.

University dispute causes a crisis of credibility

The Council on Higher Education's supression of its audit report on UKZN has set a terrible precedent, writes <b>Shirley Brooks</b>.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income