More coloured and black youth in South Africa are unemployed, involved in crime, and uneducated, than other race groups, Statistician General Dr Pali Lehohla said on Monday.
The University of Johannesburg has raised R31m to help fund students considered too rich to qualify for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme and too poor to afford tuition costs.
The DA on Saturday rubbished a Sadtu statement criticising a report on the job-for-cash investigation and urged Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga not to be intimidated by the union.
Free State police and UFS management are facing damning allegations from students who say that residences were raided and black people were arrested without provocation, while white students were left alone.
The Western Cape Department of Education will investigate a claim that pupils at a school in the province are being harassed by teachers who promise better marks in exchange for dates.
A small group of Wits University students have disrupted a media briefing called by Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and Police Minister Nathi Nhleko, chanting “Blade Must Fall” and “Voetsek Blade”.
The Gauteng education department has increased the capacity of its website after it crashed when online school registrations opened for next year, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.
Dozens of University of Pretoria have gathered for a prayer walk, coming together for a third day in a row to call for unity.
A 17-year-old from Somerset College in the Western Cape has achieved what is being regarded as the highest maths mark in the world.
The University of Cape Town needs to save R120m by 2018 and will be taking strict budgetary measures to do so immediately.
Mpumalanga Education MEC Reginah Mhaule has slammed under-performing school principals who get angry with her when confronted about their failure to improve their results.
“We don’t want to go back to Tukkies, we want to go back to the University of Pretoria. It must be transformed first,” says the EFF Student Command at the university.
Ghanaian-born entrepreneur Fred Swaniker has taken it upon himself to build a network of elite universities on the continent to shape tomorrow’s leaders.
A total of 102 Gauteng teachers have been fired in the last financial year, the provincial education department has announced.
It will cost the Western Cape education department an estimated R1m to repair infrastructure vandalised at schools across the province during the recent school holidays, Education MEC Debbie Schäfer says.
Following violent protests at several universities across the country, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande’s spokesperson says the minister will address issues raised by students on social media next week.
Teachers in Malawi have served the government with an ultimatum over salary adjustments, a report says.
The state wants students to be beggars because it doesn’t want to give them a free education, a Wits EFF leader says, adding that they will “continue to fight”.
Anglican maths teachers in KwaZulu-Natal have responded to a challenge for churches to become involved in education and are conducting free workshops for teachers from all churches and faiths.