Pretoria Teacher Suspended for Taking Pupil to Have His Penis Pierced

The classroom is supposed to be a place where a healthy transfer of information between teacher and pupil occurs. The teacher is in a position of authority and it is the duty of the teacher to ensure that the academic development of a pupil is not adversely affected while in the teacher’s care. Even outside the school environment, the teacher must maintain this type of relationship with students. A teacher in Pretoria did not see things this way. He overstepped the accepted... Read more »
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By Ntokozo Sindane On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

UJ Student Shot in Attempted Robbery Outside Doornfontein Campus

For the second time in less than a week, the University of Johannesburg has been in the news for incidents arising from safety and security in and around the campus. On Tuesday night, a student went outside of ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, June 10th, 2013

UCT Would Not Have Concealed Joseph Khohlokoane’s Results From Employers

Last week I read about a former UCT student, Joseph Khohlokoane, who finished his degree in 1996 but only graduated on Friday, 7 June 2013 (17 years later) because he could not settle his outstanding fees and ... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, May 16th, 2013

IsiZulu Compulsory at UKZN From 2014

Anyone who intends to enrol at the University of KwaZulu-Natal next year must brace themselves for a course in isiZulu. The last time South African students were forced to study in a language that was not their... Read more »
By Siyabonga Artwell Phahla On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Teachers’ Strike Disturbs Learning in Schools

South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) and teachers from the Western Cape and Gauteng marched to the Union Buildings to voice their grievances today. They want Minister Angie Motsega to step down as th... Read more »
By Zodwa Mayisela On Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Zakes Bantwini Graduates

The famous Zakhele Madida also known as Zakes Bantwini to many South African fans. Is taking his craft very seriously by getting a Diploma in Music Performance from UKZN. Madida believes education is a vital ke... Read more »
By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Who is holier than whom between DA and ANC in the 27 schools closure tragedy?

The Pan Africanist Youth Congress (PAYCO) has expressed concern over the proposed closure of underperforming schools in the Western Cape. Below is an article sent to us by Sinethemba Mandyoli, a member of PAYCO... Read more »
By The Editor On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

27 Schools to be closed in the Western Cape

The Department of Education is planning to close 27 under-performing schools in the Western Cape. According to The Independent Online, the reasons for the closure of these schools include the diminishing number... Read more »
By The Editor On Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Five important tips for studying

Studying can be a very stressful activity if not done properly, which may lead to poor performance. Below we present a few study tips (source: which may help students improve their academic p... Read more »
By The Editor On Monday, March 5th, 2012

Preparation for the Senior Certificate Examination (May/June 2012) – Old Matric, 01 March 2012

In a bid to assist the adult candidates that will be writing the Senior Certificate examination (old matric) commencing on 2 May 2012, the Department of Basic Education has posted copies of the examination guid... Read more »