Construction of New Schools


Ministers Announce Construction of Four New Schools Through Public Private Partnership . Building has commenced this week on four new post-primary schools under Schools Bundle 4 of the Government's Public Private Partnership (PPP) Programme. The schools and sports pitches will be built by BAM on greenfield sites and … [Read more...]

Education on the right track

Pretoria – Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says she is confident that the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) is a game changer that has put the country’s education system on the right track. Education on the right track, says Minister “When I was appointed in 2009, the first thing I wished … [Read more...]

Education key to economic freedom

Cape Town – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on young people to be educated and to be innovative in order to achieve economic freedom in their lifetime. Speaking at a youth dialogue hosted by the South African Youth Council – an umbrella body for all youth organisations in South Africa – in Mfuleni near … [Read more...]

Africa’s biggest Asset is its Game

Orna Non-Conformist Conservation Activist – Big 5 You have to take action to make a difference. The key to successful campaigning, is taking action and longevity. Anybody can do an expose’ and it goes away & everyone ‘thinks’ it’s cured. The important thing is to keep it out there in … [Read more...]

Commission to probe KZN education department

Education KZN – Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has welcomed the appointment of a commission of enquiry into the KwaZulu-Natal Education Department’s fiscal management and procurement procedures. This after the provincial department received qualified audits for three consecutive years, with the … [Read more...]

Learners urged to study Engineering

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has urged high school learners, especially those that are in Grade 10 to 12, to consider taking Maths and Physical Science so they can study Engineering. Speaking at an Africa Engineering Week seminar, held at the University of Johannesburg, on Monday, Minister Pandor … [Read more...]

New Provost for St. Thomas University


St. Thomas University President Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale has announced a major institutional appointment that will continue to strengthen the University's academic leadership position ( A visionary and transformational leader in higher education, Irma Becerra-Fernandez, Ph.D., has been named St. Thomas … [Read more...]