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Romeo and Juliet are sexting: Will SA’s new sex-ed prepare kids for life and love?
Romeo and Juliet are sexting: Will SA’s new sex-ed prepare kids for life and love?
From “sinister sexual behaviours” to “lies” and efforts to “manufacture ignorance”, Joan van Dyk looks at the high-stakes fight...
What is World Teachers' Day?
What is World Teachers' Day?
Commemorating the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/Unesco Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, World Teachers’ Day is...
The silent struggle of special needs students in South Africa
The silent struggle of special needs students in South Africa
In the face of other issues that have a clear sense of urgency when presented to the public, some problems are neglected for decades, becoming...
Unequal educational outcomes are about more than enrolment
Unequal educational outcomes are about more than enrolment
Recent decades have brought significant progress toward a more just and equal world in areas such as poverty reduction, immunisation and life...
E-learning education conference looks to unlock Africa’s future
E-learning education conference looks to unlock Africa’s future
As a Russia-Africa summit opens in Sochi on the Black Sea on October 24, a more modest but significant conference will take place in Abidjan, the...
Notre-Dame fire under control, Macron vows to rebuild
Notre-Dame fire under control, Macron vows to rebuild
A raging fire that tore through Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris was under control early Tuesday after the blaze brought its towering spire...
​Roll out the red carpet for SA’s indigenous languages
​Roll out the red carpet for SA’s indigenous languages
Earlier this year in Paris, Unesco hosted the official global launch of 2019 as the 'Year of Indigenous Languages'. More than 7 000 languages are...
Algeria's ancient pyramid tombs still shrouded in mystery
Algeria's ancient pyramid tombs still shrouded in mystery
Dating back centuries, Algeria's pyramid tombs are unique relics of an ancient era but a dearth of research has left the Jeddars shrouded in...
Migrants don’t leave their right to education behind
Migrants don’t leave their right to education behind
The number of migrant and refugee children in the world today could fill more than half a million classrooms. Their parents are perhaps seeking new...
SA’s contradictory laws discriminate against children of migrants
SA’s contradictory laws discriminate against children of migrants
People move around the world from one country to another looking for better opportunities. On average, immigrants tend to be more educated than...
Germany arrests suspect over killing of Bulgarian journalist
Germany arrests suspect over killing of Bulgarian journalist
German police have arrested a man suspected of the rape and murder of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova, Bulgarian officials said...
Education reduces issues plaguing poor countries
Education reduces issues plaguing poor countries
The number of children enrolled in primary school in Africa increased from 60-million in 2000 to some 250-million today, according to the annual...

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