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Entries open for Mzansi Spelling Bee

The 2017 Mzansi Spelling Bee is open for entry to children between the ages of 9 and 17, currently in grade 4 – 11 in private, public or home schools...

2 days ago

NSC supplementary exams underway

The Department of Basic Education says the first day of National Senior Certificate (NSC) 2017 supplementary examinations proceeded smoothly without any glitches...

2 days ago

Impak appoints new head of sales and marketing

Impak, a leading curriculum and service provider for schools, tutors and home education parents, is pleased to announce the appointment of Suné Posthumus as its new head of sales and marketing...

Issued by Impak 3 days ago

Africa must bust the myth that girls aren't good at maths and science

Children's ideas about what their gender means for their intellectual capacity are formed before they have even turned six...

By Nox Makunga 20 Feb 2017

Why global education rankings don't reveal the whole picture

Country rankings in international education tests – such as PISA and TIMSS – are often used to compare and contrast education systems across a range of countries. But it isn't always an even playing field...

By Daniel Caro and Jenny Lenkeit 17 Feb 2017

How learning space affects student attention and engagement

There are so many things vying for student attention today it makes it harder to get attention and therefore engagement but there are five things that can be done to dramatically improve results...

15 Feb 2017

Cape Classics establishes Indaba Education Fund

Cape Classics, a New York-based wine importer, has established the Indaba Education Fund (IEF), a fully accredited 501(c)(3) organisation which provides early childhood teacher training, learning materials, and educational infrastructure to young, at-risk children living in the South African Winelands...

13 Feb 2017

FutureLearn Group announces new acquisition

The FutureLearn Group, which boasts brands that provide innovative and accessible education solutions, recently announced the acquisition of Basic EduCAPS, a provider of CAPS aligned teacher material...

Issued by Impak 8 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: The next wave of technology transforming the classroom

Imagine you are a high school learner struggling with the textbook in front of you. You point your smartphone and ta-da – a video pops up on screen...

By Nirvani Dhevcharran 8 Feb 2017

W Cape announces 2018 school enrolment deadline

The Western Cape Education Department has announced the 24 March 2017 as a deadline for applications for enrolment in the provincial schools for 2018...

6 Feb 2017

Hunting for top STEM talent

SANRAL, in partnership with NMMU, launched the SANRAL Physical Science School and Educator of 2017 Competition on Wednesday, 1 February 2017...

3 Feb 2017

Muir pupil heading for space academy

A Uitenhage teenager has been granted an all-expenses-paid trip to the US Space and Rocket Academy in March...

By Devon Koen 2 Feb 2017

#WSF2017: Six key investment areas for Africa to achieve the SDGs - Jeffrey Sachs

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute, addressed attendees at the sixth World Sustainability Forum, recently held in Cape Town, providing six key investment areas that he believes need to be a priority for Africa in order for the continent to meet the targets of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

By Sindy Peters 30 Jan 2017

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