Sun Mar 26 01:35:00 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 .

Rydalvale Primary School gets a makeover

More than 2000 children from Rydalvale Primary School in Phoenix ,south of Durban, were treated to a constructive day of fun and celebration as part CCI-South Africa’s corporate social investment outreach program.

More South Africans are getting qualified‚ big jump in number of black learners in further education

An increase of 3.3% year-on-year in qualification achievements has been measured over the 20-year period from 1995 to 2014. This is according to the South African Qualifications Authority.

Mozambique's 'tree child' turns 17, studying

FILE PICTURE:  Rosita   Mabuiango  was born in a tree in the tiny village of Chokwe in Mozambique during the 2000 floods. Now 10 years old, she visits Parliament to attend Defence and Military Veterans Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's Policy debate on Budget Vote. Pic: Shelley Christians. 04/05/2010. © The Times Rosita Mabuiango's birth in a tree above swirling waters 17 years ago thrust her into instant stardom, drawing global attention to the worst floods to hit Mozambique in recent memory.

Shoppers help schools - to the tune of R104.9 million

Repairing a burnt-out kitchen and funding occupational therapy for pupils: Several thousand educational projects in South Africa – ranging from critical‚ basic needs in poverty-stricken communities‚ to more advanced needs such as computer centres‚ mobile libraries and sporting facilities – have been funded by shoppers at a major retail chain.

Budget 2017: Graduates spared from tax

A picture of graduation cap on money Picture Credit: Thinkstock 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.

'Teach youth to be entrepreneurs'

NSFAS funds 67 875 first-time students in 2017

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KZN education gives schoolgirls sanitary pads

sanitary pads and tampons - stock image

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

TVET colleges a mess: Nzimande