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Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says the recruitment for the first intake of 125 posts for a New Generation of Academics' Programme (nGAP) is underway.

To add to the already exciting lineup of the SA Innovation Summit, we are hosting a 24-hour hackathon at the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point.

A new career advice programme has been designed for persons with disabilities.

With the preliminary matric examinations just around the corner, learners should use them as an opportunity to assess their preparedness for their final exams, as well as to boost their year mark and chances of landing a place in their chosen higher education course and institution.

BankSeta will be investing R68-million into the capacity building project of the University of Venda (UNIVEN).

As schools reopen for the second half of the academic year, parents will once again be forced to make decisions about what extramural activities their children will take in Term 3.

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) says it will on Tuesday start rolling out a teaching and learning programme which will create paperless classrooms to 375 high schools.

Mandela Day, which coincides with the late President Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July every year, presents us with an opportunity to reflect on how we help each other to get on in life.

Monash South Africa nurtures love of reading and writing through Mandela Month initiative

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship - which identifies, selects and invests in individuals that show potential greatness, provided 33 of South Africa’s brightest learners with the opportunity to shape their future and join the Scholarship programme.

The QS University Rankings: BRICS published on Top Universities compares the Top 400 institutions in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, five major emerging national economies.

The QS University Rankings: BRICS published on Top Universities compares the Top 400 institutions in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, five major emerging national economies.

In December last year the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) announced that it was investigating over 40 cases of “bogus colleges” and warned students and parents to be cautious of unregistered institutions.

Initiation is a time honoured African custom where a boy enters initiation school to be taught endurance and the basic societal roles a man is to play, however, it is also a time of worry for many because of the health risks involved with this rite of passage to manhood.

Cape Town coders and creative thinkers teamed up on the weekend with key players in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector to find practical and low-cost technology solutions to key challenges in the sector.

The rate of success can be compared with sowing a fruit plantation according to Manenzhe Manenzhe , Chief Financal Officer of Parliament.

Eighteen new schools which will cater for learners with special educational needs are to be built this financial year in the Gauteng province, says Gauteng Department of Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

Deputy Minister for National Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, says African challenges cannot be dealt with without academic excellence.

The UCT Faculty of Commerce is the only institution on the African continent to make the prestigious Eduniversal Masters ranking for 2014/2015.

At the beginning of this year, President Jacob Zuma boldly declared 2015 as the Year of the Freedom Charter and Unity in Action.

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana says government is reviewing the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Act with the aim of improving the scheme to support students from poor backgrounds.

The Gauteng Department of Education has suspended its plans to withdraw the licence of Curro Roodeplaat School, in Pretoria, pending the implementation of interventions by Curro Holdings.

CDC kicks off flagship programme to restore academic excellence in Nelson Mandela Bay schools

As matric learners will be sitting for their final year examinations in the coming few months, Cabinet has called on the Class of 2015 to apply early for admission to institutions of higher learning as part of the Apply Now/Khetha Career Guidance Campaign.

Are you interested in furthering your studies? While a university degree can be beneficial there are other learning options for those who cannot afford or don't qualify for university entrance. Here are some alternative's that might better suit your budget and career aspirations.

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