Tag: South Africa

First school exam pass rate rise in South Africa since 2013

The South African Education Minster has announced an increase in the national school pass rate – the first rise for three years. Making the announcement on 11th January, Angie Motshekga also said that the number of students taking the examinations

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President calls for students to get back to class

For some time now, university students in South Africa have been demanding free education. Demonstrations and violence have been carried out in the name of the protest, with the most recent disorder being students from Wits University being involved in

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Free higher education in South Africa won’t work, expert argues

A higher education expert in South Africa has said that the country should not currently be looking at providing free higher education for everyone. Dr Nico Cloete of the Centre for Higher Education and Training (CHET) said that it would

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South African teachers to be taught ICT skills

A plan to speed up training in ICT for teachers in South Africa is being put in place.

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