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Mduduzi Manana. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA

Matrics with shaky results to get a lifeline

State to pilot seven community colleges for school leavers outside universities and training colleges' fold

UJ launches institute for advanced study

Graduate student Giulia Agliardi, from Milan, Italy, studies cancer cells in the University College London’s nanomedicine laboratory. Picture: REUTERS

Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study is hailed by its creators as being first centre for advanced study in Gauteng

Lesufi wants to review Curro’s licence

Department of Basic Education spokesman Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: SOWETAN

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says investigation into Curro Foundation School revealed pupils were racially segregated

University students need help to ‘survive’ first year

The Durban campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Resource centre to investigate reasons for the high drop-out rate, while conference will look at what universities can do to solve the problem

Campuses changing slowly — and unevenly

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Andile Makholwa looks at what is holding up transformation of academic staff at SA’s universities

Opinion

Our right to learn is under siege

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has, according to media reports,  said that ‘ensuring every student had every textbook by the first day of school amounts to a level of perfection that is not standard requirement from government’. Picture: GCIS

Government is behaving oddly about textbook saga


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