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Children near Kranskop miss school because they cannot cross the Dimane River during heavy rains. Photo: Nokulunga Majola

KZN Children Miss School Because They Can’t Cross River During Heavy...

KZN learners are missing school because they can’t cross the river (road!) during heavy rains. Residents say they have waited years for a bridge....
Du Toit Genis Afrikaans

Student’s Registration Hailed a ‘Significant’ Victory for Afrikaans

The registration of psychology student, Du Toit Genis, as an intern by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has been hailed as...
The story of how Swahili became Africa’s most spoken language

The Story of How Swahili Became Africa’s Most Spoken Language

Once just an obscure island dialect of an African Bantu tongue, Swahili has evolved into Africa’s most internationally recognised language. It is peer to...
Coding 4 Youth Project Launched to Introduce Concept to 10,000 Learners

Coding 4 Youth Project Launched to Enable 10,000 Learners to Code

Leva Foundation, in Gqeberha, in partnership with Nelson Mandela University (NMU) and AWS in Communities, are on a mission to reach 10,000 learners with...

MEET The ‘Farm Boy’ Who Mentors New Matriculants Near East London

A couple of weeks ago, Professor Jean Greyling from the computing department at Nelson Mandela University bumped into a former student. His name is...
The Real Matric Pass Rate Looks Closer to 51%, According to Opposition

The Real Matric Pass Rate Looks Closer to 51%, According to...

The DA has revealed that the real matric pass rate for South Africa's Class of 2021 is 51.4%. The Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga...
gauteng education

Joburg Parents Queue to Place Their Children in Schools

Parents and guardians of unplaced learners stood in a snaking queue outside the Gauteng Department of Education’s office in Marshalltown, Johannesburg on Wednesday. They...
Bus transformed into mobile classroom for learners in Langa

Bus Transformed into Mobile Classroom for Learners in Langa

Learners from five primary schools in the township of Langa, Cape Town, will now benefit from a bus transformed into a fully equipped mobile...
Why students don’t attend lectures in south africa

Why Students Don’t Attend Lectures: What we Found At a South...

Over the last couple of decades, factors influencing the success of first-year university students have been comprehensively studied and researched. These studies focused on...
Amended 2021 school calendar will be retained

Amended 2021 School Calendar Retained, and No Covid Vaccine for Learners

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the amended 2021 school calendar will be retained as is. The Council of Education Ministers (CEM) met on Friday...