Education Policies

​‘The current state of basic education should cause outrage’

Take it back to the basics and focus on reading, writing and understanding

Teaching in the mother tongue

The MTBBE programme is an important part of decolonisation

Helen Zille’s words were taken out of context and used in a straw-man argument

'Various proposals were also discussed to ensure that men also carried the consequences of unintended pregnancies.'

Youth alliance rejects education as an essential service

The Progressive Youth Alliance will not support moves to declare education an essential service and thereby curtail teachers' rights to strike.

ANC moves to make education an essential service

The debate around making teaching an essential service intensified as the ANC reaffirmed its stance on the move seen as an attempt to prevent strikes.

Education is the new struggle

The ANC has identified three priorities for South Africa to focus on as a nation. Tragically, education isn't one of them, writes Khaya Dlanga.

The man with the plan

Senzo Mchunu is a hands-on man who is very realistic about the immense challenges that his department faces.

Africa must choose its own path

Policymakers eager to please the West transplant policies that stunt the continent's growth.

Press Releases

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

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.