Thu Feb 23 09:23:49 SAST 2017
Bullying is rife at schools

She had her head covered in plastic, was told to steal money from home and was stabbed with a sharp .

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Budget 2017: Graduates spared from tax

Treasury appears to have put the nail in the coffin of a graduate tax‚ saying the funds raised would not be nearly enough to cover the running costs of South African universities.

Unemployed youth should join the army: Zuma

SANDF army parading in the streets of Mthatha after the 14 South African Infantry Batalion was bestowed the Freedom  of Mthatha by the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality on Saturday. Picture Credit: LULAMILE FENI Faced with increasing levels of youth unemployment in the country‚ President Jacob Zuma used the Armed Forces Day held in Durban to fire home the need for young people can grab career opportunities in the military.

Cape schools get five science labs backed by UWC

SAFETY PROCEDURE: Forensic analysts at the Forensic Science Laboratory in Johannesburg can wait up to eight years to get results. The lab has a 10-year backlog. PHOTO: JAMES OATWAY
    Science centres are to be opened in Ocean View near Noordhoek‚ in Lansdowne‚ Athlone and Philippi on the Cape Flats‚ as well as in Mfuleni‚ 40km from Cape Town.

Student gives away R90‚000 bursary in 'random act of kindness' gesture

A student at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has given up a full study bursary earned on academic achievement‚ in order to help somebody else complete their studies.

'He was my knight in shining armour' says stranded mom-to-be helped by school pupil

Monique Clapp is planning to introduce her son to somebody special when he is born – the quick-thinking high school pupil who helped save him from being born premature by hailing an Uber.

'Teach youth to be entrepreneurs'

Cinematographer and director Samuel Leburu says the South African education system should start teaching young people how to become entrepreneurs who build their own companies.

NSFAS funds 67 875 first-time students in 2017

A picture of graduation cap on money Picture Credit: Thinkstock The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) announced on Thursday that over 175 000 students had received financial aid to further their studies in 2017.

KZN education gives schoolgirls sanitary pads

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University at 14: Meet the boy wonder who's reaching for the stars

TVET colleges a mess: Nzimande

Assault on Mpumalanga pupil criminal: Motshekga

High repetition rate the biggest problem in grades 10 and 11: Motshekga