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.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme confirmed that its application window for the 2018 academic year has officially closed.

Columba Leadership learners achieved a 4% higher pass rate than the average matric pass rate in South Africa, and 28.1% more bachelor and diploma level passes*.

As thousands of First Year students head off to varsity in coming weeks, education experts say they should embrace the excitement and opportunity, but also ensure they start off on the right track to ensure they make a success of their studies right from the get-go.

Relevance; flexibility; tailored solutions; and flexible funding: these are some key drivers that make the Milpark Business School’s (MBS) Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification the number one MBA in the higher education private sector (as ranked by in its latest survey on Accredited Business Schools offering this degree in South Africa).

The University Museum in Stellenbosch (Sasol Art Museum) invites schools to participate in the Access to Visual Arts programme, which is funded by the National Arts Council.

Today is the last day for those 2017 matriculants who still need to register for the supplementary examinations.

The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training (DHET) hosted a chat session on Twitter on Thursday afternoon, inviting students to raise any pressing issues concerning higher education in the country.

Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has challenged Grade 12 learners at Thusa Setjhaba Secondary School to obtain a minimum of four distinctions to qualify for her sponsorship to study at a university.

Students who have questions relating to admissions, registration and career options will be able to speak directly to Deputy Minister Buti Manamela on Twitter.

“It takes a village to raise a child” is a proverb which essentially means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for them to grow and develop successfully.

Preparing kids for the new school year can be a stressful time for parents but these tips will help you get ready.

The UCT GSB has been re-awarded the highly-regarded Association of MBAs (AMBA) accreditation for the next five years.

The University of South Africa (UNISA) will re-open its applications for the 2018 academic year for first-time entering undergraduate students.

The Department of Higher Education and Training has given students another chance to apply at the Capricorn Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in Polokwane.

Every choice in life has negative and positive elements. So before you decide if you should take a gap year check out this list of pro's and cons.

With your matric certificate in hand, you can set your sights on college studies. Are you ready for this next important chapter in your life? Here are some things you can do to prepare for the big transition from school to college.

Are you starting varsity or college next year? Here are some things you should know before you enter this new phase of your life.

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela has advised management at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to have plans in place to deal with late walk-in applicants.

The new policy on free education will allow first year students to receive a fully paid grant from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says following the pronouncement by the President to increase the threshold for financial aid, it will work with public institutions of higher learning to assist learners who missed the initial application window of 30 November 2017.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it is happy with being retained as the administrator of financial aid for poor and working-class South African students.

Supplementary exams are available to students who want to improve their matric results, but what if a matriculant does not qualify?

Now that the Matric results have been announced details about the supplementary exams is what former matriculants will want to know.

A matric certificate can open the doors to further study. Find out what your grade 12 pass means within the higher education landscape.

Students who qualify for government funding won't have to pay registration fees according to Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Buti Manamela.


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