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Companies need to plan for the future through skills development

COMMENT: Businesses need to focus on the training the so-called soft skills needed to respond to an ever-changing environment

The shame of 40 000 missing education certificates

Graduates are being left in the lurch by a higher education department that is simply unable to deliver the crucial certificates proving their qualifications - in some cases dating back to 1992

Five universities extend academic year to March 2021

Minister Blade Nzimande says a staggered ending of the academic year is intended to support students

Protecting women on campuses is a priority

A GBV policy framework that achieves gender equality in the post-school education sector and broader society needs to be urgently implemented

International students need equal care

Contradictory pandemic regulations could to be putting critical training in jeopardy

Student drops out as tech access issues hinder his learning

In April, UniZulu announced that it had negotiated zero-rated data with MTN, Telkom and Cell C in so its students could access teaching and learning on its online platform without incurring data costs

Watch it again: Nzimande update on higher education

The minister will brief the media on the progress in the implementation of Covid-19 measures at tertiary education institutions

Perverse incentives for universities are wasting the skills and work of postdoctoral fellows

Decision-makers appear to be outsourcing core work to an insecure academic workforce who don’t necessarily receive recognition or permanent employment

‘Online push sets us up for failure’

With on-campus teaching possibly starting only in September, varsities turn to the internet

Students, your violence destroyed a man’s livelihood

While life goes on for the students at UniZulu, may they spare a thought for Ndumiso Ntsele whose only sin was to try to make an honest living in tough economic times

Save Fort Hare and stop with the theatrics

The university with its rich history is not only the pride of the Eastern Cape but of the continent. It needs to regain its glorious status in academia and not only be in the news for unfortunate reasons

Management live it up as Fort Hare University struggles

In a broken university, with “shocking conditions” for students, senior management are provided with luxury cars, with unlimited petrol

Broken promises ruin chances for Eastern Cape students

Students from vocational colleges in the Eastern Cape are furious about late stipends, bad treatment by security on campus and outdated equipment

Nzimande wants to prioritise rural universities

The minister says these universities cannot be left neglected like they were under apartheid

NIHSS awards scholarships to more than 600 doctoral students

The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences invests in revitalising South Africa's higher educational spaces

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