Basic Education to appeal court ruling
Basic Education to appeal court ruling

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says it is launching an appeal with immediate effect following the judgment handed down by the Thohoyandou High Court in Limpopo on Saturday, 14 January 2017.

13 hours ago

New technical campuses to ease pressure
New technical campuses to ease pressure

Three technical and vocational education and training (TVET) campuses will open in 2017 to absorb some of the hundreds of thousands matrics who failed to get university exemption.

By Bekezela Phakathi 3 days ago

Public Works bursaries a game changer for top achievers
Public Works bursaries a game changer for top achievers

Adopting the habit of working hard from an early age is what secured a bright future for an aspirant mechanical engineer, Olwethu Bitterhout, from the Eastern Cape.

By More Matshediso 3 days ago

NSFAS expands access to higher education
NSFAS expands access to higher education

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says tremendous progress has been made in making higher education more accessible to the poor through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) over the years.

12 Jan 2017

Progress in probing Maths paper leak
Progress in probing Maths paper leak

The Department of Basic Education says hearings for all learners implicated in the leaking of Mathematics Paper 2 in two schools in Limpopo during the 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations will be completed in the next two weeks.

12 Jan 2017

Youth enterprise development programme open for entry
Youth enterprise development programme open for entry

Do you have a great business idea and dream of becoming an entrepreneur, but don't know where to start? Mastercard invites out of school, unemployed or self-employed young women between the ages of 18 and 35 to participate in the Junior Achievement South Africa (JA South Africa) Youth Enterprise Development Programme.

11 Jan 2017

Last call for Chatsworth Centre bursary applications
Last call for Chatsworth Centre bursary applications

In 2017, Chatsworth Centre is offering a total of R100,000 towards tertiary education fees of matriculants that display potential to succeed. This investment into the community is part of the centre's vision to “change lives” on a long term sustainable basis.

11 Jan 2017

16th Oliver Top Empowerment Awards entries deadline extended
16th Oliver Top Empowerment Awards entries deadline extended

Who will take top spot this year?

Issued by Topco Media 11 Jan 2017

Why we need to bring creativity back into education
Why we need to bring creativity back into education

With the new school year all ready to kick off into 2017, we need to say congratulations to everyone who laboured away, burning the midnight oil in building a future for themselves. A massive thank you to our teachers too, who put in the extra work with limited resources (yes, we know you do), we applaud you.

By Clint White 10 Jan 2017

Students frustrated by held-over exams
Students frustrated by held-over exams

As universities across the country prepare for the influx of new first-year students, some institutions still need to finalise deferred and supplementary exams.

10 Jan 2017