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Covid sets education back years

The effects of the pandemic will still be felt by learners entering the school system in 2028

Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

Why great white sharks are disappearing from South Africa’s coastline

Government panel blames killer whales for the depleted population of great white sharks, but experts say overfishing is the big culprit that is not being addressed

Children will learn under lockdown

Just what they’ll learn or be taught will be outside the curriculum, which may have to happen later

South African universities record 22 deaths from Covid-19

A Universities South Africa survey shows that 20 people — 19 staff members and one student — at local universities have died after contracting the coronavirus

What universities are doing in the fight against Covid-19

While teaching students during lockdown, institutions of higher learning are also using their expertise to make masks, develop vaccines and research labour abuses

Government’s plan for universities and schools – the story so far

Ministers outline initiatives and the plans for all education institutions

Study unpacks the ‘hidden racism’ at Stellenbosch

Students say they feel unseen and unheard at the university because of their skin colour

Slice of life: Consistency pays off

'I don’t believe there was any recipe to passing my matric'

Citizenship can’t be taught in a module

Universities have an ethical duty to cultivate safe and inclusive spaces of recognition and respect

Academics gather to discuss South Africa’s university of the future

USAf is hosting its first ever national higher education conference to discuss challenges and successes in the higher education sector

What we do is important. Trust us

Given attacks against media and important questions being raised about our work, we need to be open about why we do what we do

The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won

The #OutsourcingMustFall movement and its outcomes would change lives forever

African universities move up the ranks

The latest rankings of higher education institutions in emerging economies show that the continent is progressing

Withdrawal of academics from conference shines spotlight on boycott of Israel

Israeli academics’ silence in response equates to complicity in the illegal occupation of Palestinian land and life

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