Education And Economy

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

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

Neoliberal policies destroy human potential and devastate education

But many are working hard for a better world, as a new critique of skills and economics analyses.

Who did the talking?

List of speakers during the Mail & Guardian Critical Thinking Forum on education.

Clear economic goals are essential to education’s success

A teacher asks some pointed questions about our education system

The problem is bigger than we think

South Africa has a critical skills shortage which undermines the sustainability of our country's economy

No easy solutions

It is easy to create a few quick improvements in education --- simply test children's eyesight.

Education and sustainable economic growth linked

The United States released a paper titled "A Nation at Risk".

More to education access than having a place to learn

The South African government will spend R207-billion on education.

Where is education in South Africa headed?

Many consider education in South Africa to be in a state of emergency.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories