Protector targets suspected fraud at AgriSeta
Protector targets suspected fraud at AgriSeta

The Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSeta) has become the latest training authority to be embroiled in allegations of maladministration, corruption and inefficiency.

By Bekezela Phakathi 1 day ago

How technology is opening new doors for neuro-atypical learners
How technology is opening new doors for neuro-atypical learners

The digital disruption that has turned our lives on their heads in the past few years continues unabated, and with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. One of the main effects of such digitisation is personalisation and customisation that gives consumers what they need, when they need it - and that extends to those whose needs differ from the norm. From apps that identify everyday objects for the blind, to apps that give a voice to people with speech impediments, people with special needs are being given the tools they need to thrive through innovative uses of technology.

By Claudia Swartzberg 1 day ago

Images from Open Design CT’s World Design Day 2017 event.
How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Online applications for Gauteng schools open 2 May
Online applications for Gauteng schools open 2 May

The Gauteng Department of Education has announced the admission period when parents must start with online applications for the 2018 academic year.

3 days ago

First PhD in isiXhosa lauded
First PhD in isiXhosa lauded

Hleze Kunju has been hailed for breaking barriers in academia after becoming the first person at Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape to write a PhD in his mother tongue.

3 days ago

Microsoft releases results on South African education survey
Microsoft releases results on South African education survey

At the annual British Education and Training Technology (BETT) Middle East 2017 event, held in Abu Dhabi on 25-26 April, Microsoft released the findings from a new education survey of nearly 50 educators in South Africa.

3 days ago

South African Green Schools Programme launches
South African Green Schools Programme launches

The inaugural South African Green Schools Programme (SAGSP) was launched in Polokwane on 25 April 2017 as a pilot project between the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the Limpopo Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET).

3 days ago

The MEC for the Gauteng education department, Panyaza Lesufi, introduces the new brand ambassadors for this year's Schools’ SleepOut.
Creating conscious capital with CEO SleepOut 2017

This year, the CEO SleepOut will be the SheEO SleepOut, with only women leaders spending the night on the lawns of the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the venue for this year's event which will take place 22 June.

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

Ntabeni Primary School
Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools addressed literacy rights of rural children

To celebrate World Book Day, this past weekend, Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools team addressed the literacy rights of rural children through a series of community dialogues aimed at informing adults and educators of the literacy rights of their children.

3 days ago

International recognition for two Wits University academics
International recognition for two Wits University academics

Time magazine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences have recognised the scholarship of two Wits University academics - Professor Glenda Gray, an HIV medical researcher and Professor Achille Mbembe, a scholar of African history and politics.

25 Apr 2017

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'
‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

What a difference a century makes. If we stepped back in time to a hundred years ago we'd find a primitive China; a Middle East that had yet to discover the riches of oil and most of Southeast Asia consisted of countries that were barely distinguishable from medieval societies. It was an entirely different world.

By Brett Parker 25 Apr 2017

BDO Inter-School Quiz fourth round winners
BDO Inter-School Quiz fourth round winners

Durban Girls High School have earned a place in the 2017 BDO Inter-School Quiz final after winning the fourth regional round of the competition at Glenwood High School on 20 April 2017.

24 Apr 2017

NMMU students face expulsion
NMMU students face expulsion

Dozens of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University students could be forced to drop out of their studies and leave the university should the institution find them guilty of #FeesMustFall-related crimes.

By Siyamtanda Capa 24 Apr 2017