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University attendance low among blacks

University attendance for black South Africans remains low, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Wednesday. “Blacks don’t participate in universities to the same extent as whites and Indians. There’s just a too small number of … [Read more...]

Vocational learning with Swiss precision

A partnership between South Africa and Switzerland will give Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students the sought-after experience they need to do well in the workplace. … [Read more...]

Gauteng Education unveils new schools

The opening of a new secondary school in Palm Ridge, east of Johannesburg, will ease overcrowding in classrooms and resolve transport problems for learners who had to travel too far away areas to get an education. … [Read more...]

Highest pass rate in 20 years

The national pass rate for the 2013 National Senior Certificate has increased by 4.3% to 78.2%, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced on Monday night. The figure is the highest since 1994. … [Read more...]

Education dept has delivered

The Department of Basic Education says it rejects “in the strongest terms” claims that it has failed to deliver on its mandate. In a statement on Tuesday, the department said since its creation in 2009, it has made progress in many areas … [Read more...]

30 maritime students get scholarships

Pretoria – The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has bid farewell to 30 students who have been awarded scholarships to the tune of R14 million to study Masters and PhD programmes in Maritime at the World Maritime University … [Read more...]

University of Mpumalanga on track

Mbombela - Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande's office has allayed fears that the newly named University of Mpumalanga will not open on time. … [Read more...]

From teacher to global leader

If you are a follower of South African politics, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka needs no introduction. Known as ‘Mamlambo’ to those close to her, Mlambo-Ngcuka is synonymous with politics and leadership in South Africa and for years has been one of … [Read more...]

Need for university in Ekurhuleni

Pretoria – A University of Technology in Ekurhuleni would assist in ensuring skilled youngsters who can respond to the needs of the businesses in the area, says Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mondli Gungubele. … [Read more...]

NDP critical for long term growth

Pretoria – The implementation of South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) by 2030 is critical to the country’s long term sustainability. … [Read more...]