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Closing the gender gap in SA by just 10% could achieve higher economic growth - report

Women currently hold 19% of tech-related jobs at the top 10 global tech companies...

2 days ago

Academic performance still a precondition for new bursary scheme

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has emphasised that meeting academic and progression requirements is still key in getting a bursary under the new scheme administered by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

3 days ago

Final subject choices: don't limit yourself in the face of changed requirements

In coming months, Grade 9s will choose which subjects to pursue during their final school years, on which they will be tested when they sit for their final Matric exams...

17 Apr 2018

My big idea for South African science education

When I matriculated nearly 30 years ago there were few matric options in South Africa. Now there are many more. I thought I'd give a brief overview and use it to present an idea for a new science programme...

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 17 Apr 2018

Limpopo applications for 2019 open on Wednesday

The Limpopo Department of Education will open its Grade 1 and 8 applications for 2019 on Wednesday...

17 Apr 2018

Parents apply in droves for 2019

On the first day of opening applications for 2019 school admissions, the Gauteng Department of Education said it received 144,124 online applications...

17 Apr 2018

Anglo American launches education programme

Anglo American, in partnership with the DBE, has launched a major new education programme to improve outcomes for learners local to its mining operations in South Africa...

16 Apr 2018

Durex Connect-ED empowers youth to make sound choices about sexual health

With sex education playing a significant role in enabling our youth to take full control of their sexual behaviour, Durex's Connect-ED programme aims to make a difference in South African communities...

16 Apr 2018

A guide on how to apply for your child's school

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) will open the online application system for Grade 1 and 8 learners on Monday, 16 April, and has provided a step-by-step guide on how to apply...

13 Apr 2018

Failed sanitation at schools violates children's rights

The death of five-year-old Lumka Mthethwa who fell into a pit latrine at her school in the Eastern Cape shook us all...

By Jay Bhagwan 12 Apr 2018

20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa

With the Seedstars World Summit taking place on Thursday, 12 April 2018, the organisers have announced the final 65 finalists that will get the chance to pitch their ideas on the global stage. 20 out of the 65 finalists are from Africa...

By Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018

Woolworths invests R1.5m in water infrastructure for schools

Woolworths has announced a R1.5m investment in water infrastructure for schools via the newly launched MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet LoveH2O Water Fund...

10 Apr 2018

Should private schools be nationalised?

This isn't the first time that the entire destruction of our education system has been suggested. Should private schools be nationalised...?

By Jason Snyman 9 Apr 2018

Winners of #MySchool20 campaign announced

Marking its 20th anniversary in 2017, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet launched its social media-driven #MySchool20 campaign. The 20 winning customers and their 20 favourite causes have now been announced...

9 Apr 2018

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