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The Department of Basic Education has congratulated Team South Africa for winning the 2016 International Schools Moot Court competition.The department on Tuesday said the international competition was held last week at The Hague in South…Continue
The Department of Basic Education has urged candidates wishing to write supplementary examinations to register immediately, as registration closes this Wednesday - 20 January 2016. The department advised all prospective candidates to register at the…Continue
Language - and English language particularly - was one of the many topics tabled by students during the protests last year. There is every expectation that language will continue during 2016. As many skills-universe members operate at tertiary…Continue
“Oh the games people play nowEvery night and every day nowNever meaning what they say nowNever saying what they mean.”I was in grade 11 when I heard this song for the first time. Not in my wildest dreams did I realise how true these words probably…Continue
The older generation probably grew up believing a lot of things that have been disproved by current levels of technological research. Is Pluto a planet or not now? Are carbohydrates fattening or not? We grew up and were told certain things as…Continue
Fellow South Africans,I have concluded a meeting with vice-chancellors, chairpersons of university councils, presidents of student representative councils and representatives of student organisations nationally, which I had convened to discuss the…Continue
It is said that Alexander the great took out his sword and cut a Gordian knot in two when he could not untie it. It was the easy way out, but in the process he destroyed the knot, and the rope that was needed to pull his ox wagon.We still have that…Continue
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says education and skills development remain an apex priority for South Africa - said on closing the 9th session of the South Africa-Sweden Bi-National Commission (BNC) in Stockholm in Sweden, which he declared…Continue
19 Oct 2015The Department of Higher Education and Training notes the current student protests over fee increases across a number of universities in our public higher education system and recognises that university students, like all members of our…Continue