Hope to Read the Future

In a country where illiteracy among primary learners is a prevalent challenge, there are hints of hope. The 2012/2013 Stats SA report notes that “more than nine-tenths (92, 9%) of South Africans are able to read and write”. This … [Read more...]

Higher Education White Paper

The Department of Higher Education and Training has officially launched a White Paper on Post School Education and Training, which sets out strategies to expand on the current delivery of education and training in South Africa for the … [Read more...]

Learners’ idea strikes gold

Mbombela – A group of innovative learners, who came up with an idea to install sensors in visually impaired people’s walking sticks to help them navigate easily, has been crowned the winners of the Business Idea Generation … [Read more...]

Gachaga, Jepkoech take 2019 Cape Town 12 ONERUN titles

Morris Gachaga took line honours for the third consecutive time when he won the 2019 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN in Cape Town on Sunday 19 May. Gachaga three-peats at 2019 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN In cool and near perfect conditions some 14 300 … [Read more...]

SA students receive scholarships from Sweden

Ten South African students have been selected for a Swedish post-graduate scholarship programme. Masters Studies in a wide range of fields The group will be travelling to Sweden to start their studies in August 2014 to pursue their Masters … [Read more...]

Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi True Colours

Barnard Gallery is proud to present True Colours – a solo exhibition by Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi. As the idiom suggests, the definition of true colours is to reveal the reality beneath the mantle of appearance. Truth, memory and history In … [Read more...]

Rest in Peace Soulman Nakedi

It was with immense sadness that we were to learn of Soulman Nakedi’s passing. There was indeed a unique soul to the man. He shall certainly be missed and remembered by many. Soulman Nakedi a presence like no other Soulman moved to … [Read more...]

Learners take on the GLOBE

Sixteen learners from two schools in KwaZulu-Natal will represent South Africa at a worldwide learners’ conference from 4 – 8 August 2014, in New Delhi, India. The learners were chosen after successfully developing research … [Read more...]

Where are tomorrow’s software engineers?

The struggle to increase the number of graduating software engineers has been an ongoing challenge throughout the last two decades. The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) Director and Head of Software Engineering at Wits … [Read more...]

Leading South African University Announces Edx Partnership

It was revealed this week that Johannesburg’s Witwatersrand University (Wits), in partnership with MOOC provider Edx, has announced plans to introduce free web courses in South Africa. The courses, which are planned to cover a range … [Read more...]