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Using Minecraft to inspire interest in computer science

Computer science remains one of the most exciting, transformative and lucrative careers for the youth to embark upon, but is still underrepresented...

1 day ago

Circular to address poor learner performance

The Department of Basic Education has released a circular to address concerns regarding the extremely poor performance of Senior Phase learners due to the compulsory requirement of learners having to pass Mathematics at 40%.

1 day ago

Umalusi retains language compensation for matric learners

The Umalusi Council has made a determination to retain language compensation at 3% for learners who study through the medium of English as a second language in Grade 12 from 2016 until 2022...

3 days ago

FEM invests R750 million in education

In an effort to contribute to the education system, the Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM) has established the R750 million FEM Education Foundation...

5 Dec 2016

No certificates for unaccredited schools

Umalusi has taken a decision not to issue certificates to learners who are enrolled at independent schools that are not accredited by the council...

2 Dec 2016

Teen girls' satellite to the rescue

Fourteen Western Cape schoolgirls are reaching for the stars by designing and building a satellite...

30 Nov 2016

Learners travel around the world with Skype-a-Thon

Educators around the world are invited to participate in Microsoft's annual two-day Skype-a-Thon, where thousands of students will attempt to travel around 4.8 million virtual kilometers...

29 Nov 2016

Winners of 2017 Maskew Miller Longman Literature Awards

Now in its 10th year, the annual Maskew Miller Longman (MML) Literature Awards rewards authors who have submitted original unpublished works in mother-tongue languages...

28 Nov 2016

Back to the drawing board on unemployment eradication

Amien Ahmed, director of public affairs at Kantar Public SA, shares some of the top issues relating to this month's countrywide focus on entrepreneurship...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Nov 2016

Deadline for late online applications looms

The Gauteng Education Department has reminded parents of the deadline for late online applications to secure a place for their children in Gauteng public schools for 2017...

27 Nov 2016

New virtual school launches in SA

Newly launched virtual school, THINK Digital College is available as an alternative, complete schooling system, offering CAPS and Cambridge curriculum from Grade R to Grade 12...

25 Nov 2016

2017 Paarl Media Bursary Fund winners

This year, Novus Holdings' Paarl Media Bursary Fund Trust committed to an investment of over R2-million, which sees six bursaries being awarded to new recipients...

17 Nov 2016

For Black Girls Fashion Trade launched in Philippi

The For Black Girls Fashion Trade launch took place at the GSB MTN Solution Space in Philippi Village on Friday, 4 November 2016...

8 Nov 2016

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