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Free access to Maths and Science teaching and learning materials for everyone

John Bransby Director: Maths & Science marketing The generous Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA) have sponsored a website from…

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SAHRC Charter on Basic Education to provide an assessment of the realisation of this right

SAHRC_Education_Rights_Charter_Part1.pdf SAHRC_Education_Rights_Charter_Part2.pdf SAHRC_Education_Rights_Charter_Part3.pdf Opinion piece b…

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South African Students win International Moot Court Competition

The Department of Basic Education has congratulated Team South Africa for winning the 2016 International Schools Moot Court competition. Th…

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0 Jan 27

Registration for Supplementary Exams closes Wednesday 20 Jan 2016

The Department of Basic Education has urged candidates wishing to write supplementary examinations to register immediately, as registration…

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0 Jan 18

The impact of English language competence at first year university level

Language - and English language particularly - was one of the many topics tabled by students during the protests last year.  There is every…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Jan 17


The guts to speak out

“Oh the games people play now Every night and every day now Never meaning what they say now Never saying what they mean.” I was in grade 11…

Started by Hannes Nel

3 Nov 11, 2015
Reply by Thokozani Absalom

The basic education Afrikaans text book is wrong. What to tell the children?

The older generation probably grew up believing a lot of things that have been disproved by current levels of technological research.  Is P…

Started by sylvia hammond

22 Nov 9, 2015
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Report on Fee-Free Higher Education in SA

The report from 2012 that was prepared on options for Fee-Free  HIgher Education in South Africa.  

Started by Alan Hammond

0 Nov 1, 2015

Statement by President Zuma after meeting with university community representatives

Fellow South Africans, I have concluded a meeting with vice-chancellors, chairpersons of university councils, presidents of student repres…

Started by sylvia hammond

1 Oct 24, 2015
Reply by Steve Short


The burning issue of South African higher education

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, b…

Started by Hannes Nel

15 Oct 22, 2015
Reply by sylvia hammond

Education and skills remain apex priorities for SA - Deputy President in Sweden

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says education and skills development remain an apex priority for South Africa - said on closing the 9th s…

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0 Oct 20, 2015

Minister Blade Nzimande on student fee increase protests

19 Oct 2015 The Department of Higher Education and Training notes the current student protests over fee increases across a number of univer…

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6 Oct 20, 2015
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