Accessible education in South africa

How Society Benefits from Educated Citizens

Despite being a basic human right, education is still not accessible for all in the country; in fact, there is still vast inequality when it comes to schooling.  We shouldn’t forget that we are 23 years into a democratic South Africa and that righting the wrongs of the past needs to be accelerated in order

Tranformation in South Africa Education

Open Educational Resources : A Step in the Right Direction

It goes with saying that education plays a fundamental role in developing the minds on young South Africans. But, teachers- the real heroes of our country- are often overlooked and, worse, underpaid; and students often don’t have the financial freedom to purchase all the necessary materials and textbooks to help them further their education.  Needless

Education is needed for economic transformation in South Africa

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Highlights the Need for Education in South Africa

“Education is important because it is your right to develop your full potential as a human being, it is needed to transform the economy through skills and it is the quickest equaliser in dealing with poverty.” This powerful quote formed part of  Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s speech at the Durban University of Technology last night. The

Never Quit. Never.

We caught up with actor & adventurer Ivan Zimmerman on his extraordinary expedition, cycling 12 280 KM from Beijing to Istanbul to raise funds for Fees For All. He is 52 days into his expedition and has cycled over 5000 KM.  From Kazakstan, he writes: Your dream is your goal and your goal is your dream. Never quit.

Studying with NSFAS

I obtained my first qualification, a National Diploma in Human Resource Management in 2012 and in 2013 I finished my B-tech Degree in Human Resource Development. None of this would have been possible without the financial assistance of NSFAS. NSFAS gave me an opportunity which I will forever be grateful for, the journey though was full of

Education Can’t Wait

By Tau Munotsiwa. Marriage Can wait, but Education cannot – Khaled Hosseini There is nothing as painful and frustrating as the hard reality that a young matriculant has to face, with brilliant results in hand and yet the prohibitive fees that have to be paid for you to have access to tertiary education pose a huge stumbling block

Fees Must Fall

Introducing the FeesMustFall Movement

by Michael Brown A focus on understanding the socio-political and economic context, with notes on crucial terminology But why can’t we all just move on? Because time is fluid and, like the wake behind a boat, the legacy of the past is drawn on with us. The #FeesMustFall movement burgeoned as an apolitical but highly

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