Friday, September 20, 2019

UCT the best in SA, Africa; vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng’s leadership praised

Social media has showered University of Cape Town (UCT) vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng with congratulatory messages after learning of the institution's progress in global rankings. According...

Corporal punishment is a form of child abuse

Cape Town - Perceptions of corporal punishment by children – giving recognition to their voices as potential victims of such punishment despite it being...

Congolese pupil hospitalised after classmates severely beat her in xenophobic attack

Cape Town - A Congolese Grade 10 learner at Salt River High School was beaten so severely in a xenophobic attack by classmates that she remains...

R3.7m allocated to EC school after child falls into unfinished pit toilet

The Eastern Cape education department has given a Johannesburg-based contractor two weeks to report back to site and finish construction at a rundown school.DispatchLIVE reported...

Over 12,000 Gauteng pupils didn’t write matric, and the dept doesn’t know why

Answering a question posed in provincial legislature by the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Khume Ramulifho to Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, the Gauteng Education Department...

Oprah Winfrey funds African woman fellowship at US varsity

The chance to study for free at New York University's (NYU's) Wagner graduate school of public service is on offer to an African woman...

School in rural KwaZulu-Natal has a set of twins in every grade

THE primary school looks pretty much like another in rural KwaZulu-Natal – a set of mobile classrooms amid the mud houses and kraals dotting...

Cabinet ministers make pepper spray promise to students

Cape Town - Cabinet ministers have promised to provide students at universities in the Western Cape with pepper sprays as part of efforts to...

UCT’s next chancellor will be Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe

Cape Town - In a fitting end to Women’s month, the University of Cape Town announced that Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe has been duly elected...

Striking school bus drivers leave 7 000 pupils stranded in Western Cape

Cape Town – At least 7 000 learners in the province were stranded yesterday after their transport services came to a halt.Service providers for...
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