Education, best described as the process of imparting or receiving knowledge, is one of the highest priorities on the global agenda. Across the world, governments and organised groups are working to eradicate illiteracy in order to emancipate impoverished people groups. Education can take place in formal and informal settings, however, schools and learning institutions are the primary mediums through which people receive an education in modern society. Reading and writing are the foundations of formal education.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela.

A free knowledge hub aims to improve corporate social investment (CSI) in functional literacy during the school foundation phase.

Emotions ran high  at a high school south of Johannesburg in 2017 when the largely coloured community rejected the appointment of a black principal

Do you go against, behind and in front of the grain? Are you the streetwise running anti-clockwise? Do you see the unseen? Do you dream the undreamed? Are you what the world needs? This is a call to you, future entrepreneurs. 

How do you avoid becoming another statistic? You can start by understanding why students walk away from their studies.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says progress has been made to ensure that the new bursary scheme is implemented successfully.

The bursaries which will run for a period of four years, will cover accommodation costs, books and a living stipend

Education, as we have known it for the past 100 years, is fixated on academic prowess. The percentage on the report card has always been the benchmark by which we believe we can determine if a child will become a successful adult, or not.

There is an inextricable link between the level of education and the level of poverty in society.

The Embassy of Japan in South Africa has been creating bridges between the youth of South Africa and Japan through various people-to-people exchange programmes for more than two decades.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says R900 million will be earmarked each year to support the University Capacity Development Programme (UCDP).

“With over 27 years’ experience in Post School Education, Boston City Campus & Business College knows what it takes to raise the bar for students and vastly improve success rates”.

The Department of Higher Education and Training is to embark on a new enrolment planning exercise for the academic period 2020 to 2025.

Germany is considered to be a leader in vocational education. Here's why students in Germany are still eager to pursue technical training in a digital world.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has emphasised that meeting academic and progression requirements is still key in getting a bursary under the new scheme administered by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

As a parent you want to help your child find a fulfilling career but in order to make the right choices you need to have all the facts.

In the coming months, Grade Nines will choose which subjects to pursue during their final school years, on which they will be tested when they sit for their final Matric exams.

Studying abroad is more than a travel opportunity, it can improve your job prospects and give you invaluable life experience.

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) will open the online application system for Grade 1 and 8 learners on Monday, 16 April, and has provided a step-by-step guide on how to apply.

South Africa’s notoriously high drop-out rate among first year university students can be ascribed to a number of factors.



South African trusts, foundations, corporations and individuals are donating more to local universities than ever before – but the vast majority of funding is still being channelled to so-called traditional higher education institutions.

Despite efforts to boost access to tertiary education the majority of South African school leavers do not pursue a higher education after matric.

It is relatively rare for a young person to leave school knowing on their own exactly what they want to do next

A total of 27 scholarships are being awarded to candidates that meet the requirements of its MBA, Post Graduate Diploma in Management Practice (PGDip) and Advanced Certificate in Management Practice (ACMP) programmes.

A further R1.1 billion has been allocated to build additional accommodation at 17 institutions of higher learning across the country.

Universities in many parts of the world are buckling under multiple financial, societal and political demands. This has led to increasingly loud calls for what are called “enhanced efficiencies” – a term drawn from the business world


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