School Admissions

Review school admissions policies

A child’s socioeconomic status, language and colour should not result in their exclusion

Tokyo med school admits it altered tests to keep women out

The scandal was uncovered by investigators looking into claims the university padded the scores of an education ministry bureaucrat's son

Xenophobia’s shameful assault on schoolchildren

It is important that schools realise that they have to take the lead in shaping thought and public mores.

Dozens of Thembelihle kids not in school yet

About 40 Thembelihle children have not been admitted to schools yet, which parents have blamed on the Gauteng education department's incompetency.

All schools back to the grind

There was much tears and excitement as South African pupils returned to school for the start of the new year.

Pupils come before school politics

Concourt ‘regrets’ the lack of national norms that determine when 
a school is full .

‘Attacks on black pupils must end’

Parents take to the streets to protest against a school's decision to only admit Afrikaans pupils.

Rivonia primary admission case: Education dept has final say

The head of the provincial department of education has ultimate control over how many pupils can be admitted to a school, the Concourt has ruled.

Over 50 pupils without schools weeks after academic new year

As school admission issues continue to plague Thembelihle pupils, activists battle to place students three weeks after schools have reopened.

Angie could have avoided Rivonia school admissions saga

The Rivonia school admissions saga might have been avoided if Minister Angie Motshekga had published norms and standards for school capacity.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it