Maths unit boosts pupils’ X factor

An offline tutoring programme is giving talented but sidelined pupils a fighting chance.

Maths at school adds up to success

A nonprofit organisation is going to the heart of South Africa's educational problem and getting good results.

Schools required to pick up slack with maths, science

The Department of Basic Education is putting measures in place to ensure schools stop dropping the two critical subjects.

Academics do the maths on poor results

Six research chairs are devoted to analysing South Africa's maths problem and hope to come up with solutions to raise the level of competency.

We need more than a stab in the dark

Why have none of the many attempts to improve maths teaching worked?

Matric maths scrapped at 300 schools

The country’s skills shortage is to be worsened by the increasing move to mathematics literacy.

Education dept rejects WEF education report

The department says the report's research was not based on tests or assessments by pupils, but on interviews with business executives.

Maths: Why don’t we fathom young minds?

Learning maths rewires a child's brain, but the curriculum scramble is leading to short circuits.

Maths ‘myths’ don’t add up

UCT professor Johann Maree challenges the "dangerous myths" that professor Tamsin Meaney from the University of Malmö in Sweden has been sharing.

Higher maths produces pros

Finalist: Investing in the Future Education Award — Investec ProMaths


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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