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A first for Africa: graduating with an indigenous knowledge degree

It’s Africa Month so we take a look at the degree in indigenous knowledge systems offered at North West University. The first batch of...
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Teach everyone to operate in a digital world

The rise of robots, and opportunities for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, were some of the topics that were discussed at the...
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Free sanitary pads for girls in KZN schools

The KwaZulu-Natal education department has started to roll out free sanitary towels for girls in schools. This is to reduce absenteeism – as well...
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South African matric is accepted at Harvard University

A 2016 matric learner from Durban’s Westville Boys’ High School who earned seven distinctions in his final exams last year has been accepted to...

Role of tertiary sector in shaping the nation brand

Sulaiman PhilipIn the ongoing Nation Brand Forum University Dialogues, a panel at the University of Pretoria (UP) spoke about the role of the tertiary...

South African academics: uncertainty affecting nation brand

Indepth analysis by some of the country's top academics highlighted domestic issues influencing the reputation and competitiveness of the nation's brand, at a Brand...

Learning isiZulu made easier for kids with Siyafunda

12 July 2016"Children are more likely to pass and stay in school when they are taught with their optimal language at primary level," said...

Two Steve Jobs Schools opened in South Africa

Innovative Steve Jobs Schools launch in South Africa https://t.co/6R09dtyauZ #Awesomenews #Education pic.twitter.com/106ah8YiHr — TheSouthAfrican.com (@TheSAnews) July 1, 2016The founder of Steve Jobs Schools (SJS), Dutch...

South African teen is world’s top maths student

A 17 year-old South African learner from Somerset West has been named the best mathematics student in the world in the International Cambridge University Examinations, scoring the maximum marks in the advanced mathematics and chemistry exams.

Tech boost for South African libraries

The Gauteng government, national government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have joined forces to increase the technology available in libraries in South Africa. The most recent library to be upgraded is the Nkalimeng Leutsoa Public Library in Sharpeville.


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