Higher Education And Training

We are all partners in the elimination of Gender-Based Violence

The Critical Thinking Forum focused on the higher education sector but it became clear that this is a manifestation of a broader social issue

LGBTIQ in higher education – what do we know and what have we done about it?

The Higher Education and Training Gender-based Violence Policy and Strategic Framework is helping to eliminate gender-based violence on campuses

LGBTIQ+: We all have to do the work!

Changing legislation is one thing – changing people's attitudes is another

Bursaries and university to upskill youth

Progress made in the planning of the Ekurhuleni Applied Sciences and Technology University

Government making strides in fee-free tertiary education drive

The progress of free education is off to a good start, but there are still issues that need to be dealt with

Class and social capital affect university students

People's experiences of accessing and succeeding in higher education are affected by their social standing

Finally: How government plans to fund free education

Funding fee-free university education will come at a cost

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.

Free education is possible if South Africa moves beyond smoke and mirrors

There are revenue sources that can be examined carefully and accessed to fund free education for all, at all levels.

From school to university: Pupils face critical challenges

There is a vital intersect between schools as a pipeline to higher education, and higher education as the conduit for teachers into schools.

New Northern Cape university gets highest marks in SA

Despite having to deal with construction, residence and financing issues, Sol Plaatje students last year averaged the best grades across the country.

Blade: FET colleges must become students’ top choice

Blade Nzimande says the focus of higher education will shift from universities to FET colleges, which must be overhauled in line with workplace needs.


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