[HRW] In June, Burundi joined a small group of African countries that ban pregnant girls from continuing with formal education in government schools. Burundi’s Education Ministry banned the boys who get the girls pregnant as well as the girls themselves from going to public or private school.
[Nation] Kenyan students are among the 100 selected from Africa for the inaugural Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme.
The black student subjected to a racist monkey ‘joke’
[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -The Ministry of Basic Education is committed to ensuring that all Batswana accessed education to improve their standard and quality of life.
[Leadership] An Abuja-based non governmental organisation (NGO), Golden Grace International, has organised a fund raising dinner/award night to raise funds for about 1,000 orphans, indigent, handicapped and destitute children in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Whether it’s drinking or taking drugs, young people in the UK seem to be getting more sensible.
School holidays will bring some families to crisis point, foodbank networks in Wales are warning.
As the long holidays start, children’s charity NSPCC urges parents and carers not to leave young children home alone.
Australia is overtaking the UK as the world’s second biggest destination for international students.
Should teachers in Wales adopt some of the techniques from gaming to make lessons more engaging?
Changes will not be made compulsory at schools in England until September 2020
Campaigners have criticised delays to the introduction of a new sex and relationships curriculum that will now not be made compulsory in schools in England until September 2020.
According to draft guidance published on Thursday, pupils are to be given lessons on consent and LGBT issues as part of government efforts...
Investigation said Key Stage 2 Sats writing assessments were impacted by “maladministration”.
[News24Wire] Students at the University of Fort Hare have been unable to write their exams due to a strike by members of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union.
Black men face many barriers when it comes to finding a well-paid job. But the truth is that racism cannot be overcome by amassing more qualifications
‘Education, education, education” is a common refrain that black young people hear from family and community members. Work hard in school, go to university and graduate into a better life than the previous generation. Education is meant to be...
[Daily Maverick] Makangwane Secondary School in Limpopo is in such a derelict condition that in January 2018, a classroom’s corrugated iron roof blew off and nearly injured pupils. The Department of Education admitted that the school is “uninhabitable”, yet took no action to improve it. With schools reopening now for the third term, pupils are being taught in mobile classrooms that have only...
[GroundUp] Mid-year exams at the University of Fort Hare have once again been halted by students. On Tuesday exams were supposed to resume, but students chose not to write while university staff remain on strike and there is a police presence on the East London campus.
[Ethiopian Herald] The surrounding and premises of Gondar University stuffed with thousands of invited guests who carried bunches of flowers, cameras, video cameras and artistically wrapped gifts. The guests flocked from different parts of the country to attend the special momentous occasion of their closest and nearest ones’-graduation rites.
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA – Ministry of Education said that it is going to revise the contents of Civics and Ethical education in a bid to add concepts that advocate peace, tolerance, and multiculturalism.
[Vanguard] Our attention has been drawn to an editorial of Vanguard Newspaper titled ‘Curbing Corruption in the Amnesty Programme’ and published on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
Degrees focusing on blackness should become more of a priority if we are to build a truly inclusive society
What do you think of when you hear the word “black”? Do you think of a colour? A race? A culture? A movement? There are many different ways of interpreting “blackness”, prompting the question: is it a concept worth studying?
Although there is a tradition of “political blackness” in the...
[Namibian] OVER 4 000 girls dropped out of school in Namibia due to pregnancy in 2016, Popular Democratic Movement parliamentarian Jennifer van der Heever revealed at a public hearing on the impact of teenage pregnancies held at Keetmanshoop yesterday.