Mother-tongue learning lays a better foundation

"But what does multilingualism mean in practice in this context?"

We haven’t achieved the aims of June 16

South Africa still does not have an equal education system, yet this is not impossible

Multilingualism for everyone, not just a select few

"The quality of 'input' or the language exposure students receive is a big factor in the learning of new languages"

Letters to the editor: March 11 to 17 2016

Readers write in about multilingualism and diversityin general and at UCT and Potch.

Multilingualism is magic

Allowing students to use more than one language at university opens many doors.

Multitongue teaching is the only way

An inflexible single-medium system cannot meet the demands of an egalitarian society.

Strategy for multilingual success

Rhodes followed the route of ‘meaningful engagement’ to shape its language policy.

The case for dual-medium instruction

Teaching in vernacular languages only will hamper regional socieconomic growth – it will not fully prepare students for globalisation.

Turning multilingual classrooms into rich resources

The latest Teachers Upfront seminar offered ideas to teacher for how they can enhance teaching in a multilingual classroom.


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