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Takalani Sesame muppets visiting your town

To celebrate 10 years of success the Takalani Sesame muppets will be conducting a tour of the country.

Spelling it out

Well Worn, an interactive theatre company, has produced an educational play to help learners and teachers deal with mounting environmental problems.

HIV/Aids:Know the basics

<strong>What is HIV?</strong>

UJ launches innovative initiative for principals

The DBSA has donated half a million rand 'technical assistance grant" to the UJ to design an nnovative educational leadership initiative.

Cosas suspends protest over drag-race victims

Cosas bowed to community pressure and called off its protest action in Soweto.

DUT closes campus

The management of the besieged Durban University of Technology, which experienced violent protest on its campus this week has decided to suspend all academic activities.

Gauteng DoE woos retired teachers

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) is inviting retired teachers and principals to a seminar this week in Midrand to see how it could use them to help in classrooms or in the general running of schools.

Mpumalanga Premier promises to stop matric exam leaks

The premier of Mpumalanga province, David Mabuza, has announced a range of interventions to stop the rot within the provincial education department's examinations unit.

Indigenous inspiration

A teacher in rural Lesotho has won plaudits for her project which uses Information and communication technologies (ICT) to educate learners and the community about indigenous plants.

No-fees schools to be expanded

The department of education is pushing ahead with plans to expand the no-fees school programme in a move that has drawn mixed reactions by school governing body organisations.

Happy World Teachers’ Day

Happy World Teachers Day!

Meet the microbiologist

<strong>Lucille Blumberg</strong>

A compass that seeks out knowledge

Mohau Pheko is a political economist, an expert on African issues, a columnist, businesswoman, feminist, a researcher and policy analyst. She grew up...

Register now for 2010 school year

With the end of the 2009 school year in sight, August and September have been set aside for parents to enrol their children in schools for the 2010 academic year.

Earth’s icy treasure

Antarctica is the coldest, windiest and driest place on Earth. It is almost entirely covered in ice. The lowest temperature measured was -88&ordm;C. In the interior, wind speeds reach up to 350 km/h. The annual rainfall is about 50mm inland and 35mm along the coast (South Africa's average annual rainfall is 464mm, and the world average is 857mm). During summer, Antarctica has 24-hour days and no nights, whereas in winter, there are 24-hour nights and the sun never rises for about one month.

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Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!