Higher education and training

 
Bursaries and university to upskill youth
Bursaries and university to upskill youth
Plans are at an advanced stage to build the Ekurhuleni Applied Sciences and Technology University, according to Caiphus Chauke, head of the...
Government making strides in fee-free tertiary education drive
Government making strides in fee-free tertiary education drive
Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor briefed the media on Tuesday morning about the progress made in implementing fee-free...
Class and social capital affect university students
Class and social capital affect university students
There’s a great deal of comfort to be had in the idea that success at university is primarily or exclusively the result of a student’s hard...
Finally: How government plans to fund free education
Finally: How government plans to fund free education
A month after university registrations opened, Treasury has finally answered the big question regarding how government will fund free higher...
It’s time to get real about free higher education
It’s time to get real about free higher education
As populist politics threatens to derail another academic year it is time to sit back and reflect on practical reality.
UDM wants urgent explanation of free higher education
UDM wants urgent explanation of free higher education
The UDM wants President Jacob Zuma and his Cabinet to urgently spell out his plan for free higher education to avoid a "commotion" at registration....
From school to university: Pupils face critical challenges
From school to university: Pupils face critical challenges
The #FeesMustFall campaign and disputes about language policy have placed South African universities at centre stage. The annual dissection of...
[Video]One-on-one with Mmusi Maimane: Transforming our education system
[Video]One-on-one with Mmusi Maimane: Transforming our education system
The M&G's Victoria John speaks to DA leader Mmusi Maimane about the state of the country's education system and what he would do differently.
Blade: FET colleges must become students' top choice
Blade: FET colleges must become students' top choice
Blade Nzimande says the focus of higher education in SA will shift from universities to FET colleges, which must be overhauled and linked to...
Seta overhaul sparks outrage
Seta overhaul sparks outrage
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande faces both external and internal rebellion against his moves this week to redraw the...
No money for more students
No money for more students
Although Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has publicly announced plans to grow the further education and training (FET)...

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