Minister Angie Motshekga Says Schools to Remain Open, Teachers to Be Vaccinated

The minister of basic education, Angie Motshekga, announced on Saturday that schools in South Africa would remain open in order to facilitate the vaccination of members of staff both in public and private schools. Minister Motshekga was making the much-awaited press announcement regarding the decision on whether schools would close in response to the mounting pressure from many sectors following the spiking of Covid 19 cases in the country. Motshekga said that they have taken... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, June 18th, 2021

Buyani Primary School Principal Shot Dead in Suspected Hit

The principal of Buyani Primary School in Freetown just north of Orange Farm in the south of Johannesburg city died on Friday morning in a hail of bullets as he drove into the school premises. This was confirme... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

Contact Sports Suspended by the Department of Education

The department of Basic Education announced on Wednesday that it had taken a decision to suspend all contact sports with immediate effect countrywide. This announcement follows a meeting of the council of educa... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Government Allowing Full-time School and Sport a Welcome Move – Education Expert

On Friday the Department of Basic Education announced that pupils can now return to school on a full-time basis albeit if a number of protocols are observed to provide safety from Covid-19. Most of the protocol... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, May 7th, 2020

The National Research Foundation Introduces Age Restrictions on Bursaries

On Thursday, May 07, 2020 South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF), a government-funded agency which provides funding for postgraduate research studies, announced in a press statement that it was... Read more »
By Nelly Mkhize On Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Protecting Your College Work from IT Disasters

Students spend a huge amount of time writing essays, reports, dissertations, and other written work. It is a big part of many academic courses, so no student wants to boot up their computer to discover their es... Read more »
By Victoria Voloshina On Monday, August 28th, 2017

How to write a motivation letter: 4 common mistakes

Main principles of how to write a motivation letter If you are a student and have only started looking for a job, you may not be quite sure what the difference is between a resume, a cover letter and a motivati... Read more »
By Mvusi Ngubane On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

New Wits Policy Bans Sexual and Romantic Acts Between Lecturers and Students

The University of Witswatersrand (Wits) saw the approval of a new policy today. It aims to govern the engagement of romantic and sexual relationships between students and staff. The regulation comes after a hea... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

South African Author André Brink Dies aboard Plane from Amsterdam to Cape Town

World renowned South African author and academic André Brink died on Friday night at the age of 79. It is reported that he died aboard a plane from Amsterdam to Cape Town after suffering a blood clot in his le... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Matric Results 2014: Gauteng Shines but Produces Relatively Fewer University Passes than the Western Cape

According to the Department of Basic Education, its analysis reveals that there is a decline in the pass rate of matriculants this year. In addition, the Department also showed that while Gauteng was the top pe... Read more »