tertiary education

 
Foreign doctorates are attractive ― but don’t write off homegrown PhDs
Foreign doctorates are attractive ― but don’t write off homegrown PhDs
Introducing more skilled employees into the economy is an important path to development for many middle income countries. That’s why increased...
Government making strides in fee-free tertiary education drive
Government making strides in fee-free tertiary education drive
Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor briefed the media on Tuesday morning about the progress made in implementing fee-free...
A more flexible curriculum approach can support student success
A more flexible curriculum approach can support student success
Financial access is extremely important for poor and working class students wanting to get a foot in the door at universities. But on its own this...
2018 is the year of 'radical socio-economic transformation'— President Zuma
2018 is the year of 'radical socio-economic transformation'— President Zuma
President Jacob Zuma on Sunday characterised 2017 as eventful and fruitful, while saying radical transformation was on the cards for next year.
Malema calls on former matrics to report to academic institutions in 2018
Malema calls on former matrics to report to academic institutions in 2018
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) commander in chief, Julius Malema, has called on former matriculants who want to further their education to report...
Hybrid study model is effective
Hybrid study model is effective
The University of Pretoria’s hybrid learning programme proved to be invaluable last year when classes were disrupted by the #FeesMustFall...
English only at varsity is not a remedy
English only at varsity is not a remedy
Much has been written about last year’s ground shift in higher education. Universities responded to calls to reconsider the extent to which...
Case study: Brazil’s free education
Case study: Brazil’s free education
Thirteen university students from six institutions travelled to Brazil this month to look at whether free tertiary education can work in an...
Varsity 2033: Save now or pay later
Varsity 2033: Save now or pay later
If you want to disabuse a person of romantic notions about parenthood, just tell them that to get their kid through university, they will probably...
Private tertiary education is here to stay
Private tertiary education is here to stay
OPINIONHigher education is a cornerstone of democratic development and, in our historically fractured society, has the power to uplift the...

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