Education

NSFAS: Blade Nzimande confirms 2021 applications won't reopen
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande recently announced that applications for the National Student Aid Fund will not be reopening for late submissions.
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Top SA schools demanding Coronavirus tests before students return
Some of the most expensive schools in the country are demanding that students get tested for Covid-19 before returning to school when they open next month.
South Africans respond to the reopening of schools being postponed
#SchoolsReopening is trending online as South African parents share their thoughts & opinions about keeping their kids at home for an extended period of time.
Motshekga announces reopening of schools will be postponed by 2 weeks
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has confirmed that the reopening of schools will be postponed for two weeks in the hopes that infections will decline.
Covid19 update: Angie Motshekga to reveal back-to-school plan
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is set to address South Africa on Friday regarding the plan for the return to schools amid the second Covid-19 wave.
Report: NCCC wants reopening of schools postponed amid Covid-19
The National Coronavirus Command Council now reportedly wants the reopening of South African schools postponed until next month amid the second Covid-19 wave.
Covid-19: Malema warns government against risk of reopening schools
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has warned the government against rushing to reopen South Africa's schools amid the current Covid-19 pandemic.
"Hallelujah": Mom goes viral after celebrating son passing bar exam
In a clip that has gone viral, a beautiful American mom, April, can be seen shouting and jumping for joy after hearing her son had passed his hard bar exams.
Ghana's Deputy Education Minister pays university fees of 30 1st years
Deputy Education Minister and Member of Parliament for Bosomtwe, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has paid full university and hostel fees for 30 students in his area.
Schools reopen in 3 weeks and 2 000 teachers have succumbed to Covid-19
Around 2 000 teachers have died from Covid-19 which has placed strain on the schools as the virus sweeps South Africa and schools prepare to open in 3 weeks.
3 Proud Mzansi school friends celebrate graduating with inspiring pics
A very inspiring post showed three friends who were in high school together and some more of the same three girls dressed proudly in their graduation gowns.
Lady bags law degree, becomes 1st woman in her family to break illiteracy
A woman who recently passed the New York bar examination has celebrated her achievement online after becoming the first woman in her lineage to be educated.
Mother tongue: Suppressed at home, reserved for small talk in society
There is an upward trend in South Africans speaking English to their children instead of their mother tongue. Writer Anele Zikali tries to figure out why.
Uproar over university fees sees #SaveUKZNStudents trending online
Students have taken to social media, furious at UKZN for charging students for residential accommodation despite many students not being allowing on campus.
Stunning teacher has peeps wondering how anyone passed in her class
Twitter users were blown away by a stunning teacher who uploaded some pics of herself on the social media platform. Some wondered how the kids passed the year.
Tributes pour in as Allen Thompson of National Teachers Union dies
The president of the National Teachers Union, Allen Thomspon has sadly died today. There are only a few details surrounding his death available at this time.
African lady bags Master's in Germany, appreciates people who helped her
A Nigerian lady, Tolulope, has reaped the reward of the hard work she invested into her post graduate programme in Germany. Many people congratulated her online
What a 2020: Man buys himself car, gets Master's degree abroad
An African man, Olatokunbo Otitoju, said that the year has been a great one for him as he was able to achieve a lot in good health. Many rejoiced with him.
Woman celebrates bagging a PhD in law from University of Wuhan
A woman identified as Charlotte Kabaseke has been celebrated on social media after announcing that she bagged a PhD in law from the University of Wuhan in China
Mzansi debates the success of celebrities with no matric qualification
A Twitter user sparked a debate about celebrities in Mzansi who could make it without a matric certificate. Some felt that you still need to listen to parents.
Featured: Futuristic training labs could empower students for the 21st century
South Africa’s first futuristic teacher training labs at MANCOSA in Durban signal that higher education institutions in the country are meeting expectations.