Schools

Get TVET colleges to work first before investing in new campuses

There has been an effort by the state to expand the TVET college sector. But the reality is that the systems at many of these colleges are simply not working

On your marks, get set

The power of pupils’ achievements lies in their future prospects believes the Head of Academics at ADvTECH Schools

Cause for celebration

Eden College credits its achievements to hard work a love of learning and recognising every success

St Mary’s instils a love for learning

"Our school is very much about women. It’s a place for women, that advocates for women."

Krugersdorp High School

Krugersdorp High School prides itself on smaller classes

The gap year

Taking a gap after school can be the best possible way for students to prepare for their future and find their feet

Five changes that can fix the school system

These include improving teachers’ knowledge and pay, and teaching in the mother tongue

Education system fails undocumented learners

Despite a court order, the education system is failing learners who do not have documents, both those born here and those from other countries

Thushanang Primary School now boasts a state-of-the-art infrastructure, courtesy of General Electric

General Electric partners with Eskom to upgrade Mpumulanga schools

Parents must participate in schools to protect their children

Last week my helper’s daughter started grade 8 at a girls’ high school in Soweto.

From shacks to shops – new uses for abandoned state schools

People are living in some of the many schools that have been closed because of low enrolment numbers. Others are used as business premises

Africans deserve to hear their stories

As African literature becomes more accessible, it must be canonised like Tolstoy and Shakespeare’s

Latest

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

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

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