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Improved annual national assessment results impossible, say academics

"If these results were true, it would mean we have improved more in a single year than Colombia did in 12 years from 1995 to 2007," experts said.

All eyes fixed on Limpopo textbook report

The basic education department and Section27 are waiting on the release of a report into the Limpopo textbook debacle that has been raging for months.

Blade’s axe in free fall

Soon after the loss of director general Mary Metcalfe, key aide Ranjeni Munusamy quits Blade Nzimande's department of higher education.

Nzimande, Metcalfe to part ways

Higher education and training department Director General Mary Metcalfe is to leave the department.

Nzimande: “Season of summits over — it’s time to act”

"I want to declare now the end of the season of summits," said Blade Nzimande in his closing address on Friday to the skills summit in Gauteng.

Mistakes we cannot make again

Previous changes to the FET college system were often too hastily made, writes <b>Mary Metcalfe</b>.

Declaration: embracing the opportunity

Mary Metcalfe, director general of higher education and training, read out this declaration at the end of last week's two-day summit in Cape Town.

Metcalfe appointed higher education DG

Mary Metcalfe, former Gauteng education minister, has been appointed director general in the Department of Higher Education and Training.

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