Education

Maths award for Esther Mahlangu’s geometric designs

World-renowned Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu’s work is not only sought-after, but also a study in geometry. This will be confirmed when the University of South...

Nzimande appoints Freeman Nomvalo as NSFAS administrator

Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation Blade Nzimande has appointed former head of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, Freeman Nomvalo, as...

Nzimande dissolves board and puts NSFAS under administration

Higher Education, Science and Innovation minister Blade Nzimande has announced that he has dissolved the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)...

Unisa honours Methodist Southern Africa’s first female bishop

The first female presiding bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Purity Malinga, will be honoured by the University of South Africa for...

TUT honours distinguished AI scholar Prof Marwala with doctorate

United Nations University rector and UN undersecretary-general Prof Tshilidzi Marwala was awarded the highest academic award in the history of Tshwane University of Technology...

Pupils forced to relieve themselves outside

Pupils forced to relieve themselves outside as school’s toilets are broken Pupils at Silindokuhle Secondary School in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, are forced to relieve themselves in...

‘Charge principal and teachers for breaking law in pupil’s drowning’

The report of the independent investigation into the drowning of a 12-year-old pupil has recommended that the principal, deputy principal and teachers be charged...

Defence in Fort Hare graft case call for matter to be...

The defence lawyers in the case of 15 people accused of corruption, fraud and racketeering at the University of Fort Hare (UFH) have applied...

Office manager, Snr cop among accused in Fort Hare graft scandal

The 15 people facing charges of fraud and corruption at the University of Fort Hare (UFH) include a manager in the office of the...

CCMA hears case of teacher sacked for ‘fighting racism’

A black teacher at Curro Academy who was dismissed by the institution shortly after she was allegedly called a monkey by her white boss...

Nzimande withdraws four Educor colleges from education system

Damelin college, one of the country's oldest private colleges, is set to cease operation. This after the Department of Higher Education and Training withdrew...

The promises of Schools of Specialisation

In the vibrant landscape of education, innovation stands as a beacon of hope; illuminating pathways to brighter futures. In Gauteng, this promise takes shape...

Parents must be at forefront of electing governing bodies

As the election period for school governing bodies opened on Friday, the National Association of School Governing Bodies (NASGB) has warned parents and guardians...

Gauteng public hearings on education bill continue amid confusion

The public hearing on the Basic Education Laws Amendment (Bela) Bill held in Tembisa, Ekurhuleni on Wednesday took on an interesting start. Some of...

Mashatile urges global leaders to reverse teacher shortage

Deputy President Paul Mashatile has urged world leaders to take all necessary steps to entice bright young people to pursue careers in teaching in...

Cops probe sexual assault of minor boys by seniors at elite...

Police together with the Eastern Cape education department are investigating allegations of sexual assault at a prestigious public school in Humansdorp. Six Grade 12 pupils...

Pupils, staff still victims of violent crimes in creches and schools

The recent shooting of a school principal, allegedly by a Grade 6 pupil and the arrest of a teacher on charges of possession of...

Unisa joins forces with Puku, Ilifa to promote mother languages

In celebration of International Mother Language Day, the University of South Africa (Unisa), Puku Children’s Literature Foundation and the Indigenous Language Initiative for Advancement...

SA writers share their passion on International Book Giving Day

It is not a coincidence that three of South Africa’s writers will be spending February 14 doing what they love. Sunday World spoke to authors...

Municipality opens its purse to fund top-achieving students

Local municipalities are stepping in to offer much-needed relief to academically deserving students who are falling through the cracks, even though providing financial assistance...

Family left traumatised by pupil’s scholar transport accident death

The little sister of the Grade 6 pupil Kgosi Maloka, who was killed in a horrific scholar transport accident, is refusing to go back...

Sona Preview: Sizable funding sought for new universities’ project

There is increasing momentum behind the plan to open South Africa's two new universities, which are anticipated to provide undergraduate and graduate degrees. However, a...

Out of shacks to Promised Land, Lesufi waxes lyrical at new...

From overcrowded shacks that leak when it rains, swelter in summer and freeze in winter, to a new school with the latest technology in...

Spaza shops looted in Tsakane in retaliation for pupil’s death

The death of a grade 1 pupil from Mandlakhe Primary School caused disturbances, tensions, and looted spaza shops in Tsakane, east of Johannesburg. According to...

Soweto NPO helps unsuccessful matriculants to rewrite

Tutors from the Bright Star nonprofit organisation (NPO) have taken the initiative to help and give moral support to the matrics who did not...

Minister Motshekga raises concerns on early childhood learning

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has visited one of South Africa’s top-performing districts in the matric exams to speak to officials involved in early...

DD Mabuza school fights to keep its prestige

For the past five years, a poor school in Mpumalanga, has been a strong feature on the list of top national achievers for technical...

Principal in trouble for allowing learners to be taught in toilets

Following reports that learners at a North West school were forced to learn in the toilets, the principal of the school has been placed...

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