Article of the Day: Prof Jonathan Jansen’s Roadmap to Saving SA’s Higher Education System

Professor Jonathan Jansen’s roadmap to saving South Africa’s higher education system Professor Jonathan Jansen has warned that another 0% fee increase for tertiary institutions will be a death knell for universities. Jansen was scathing in his opinion of the current Fees Commission and the fact that Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande is expected 

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Article of the Day: Education in South Africa: Where Did It Go Wrong?

In this article the author focuses on the challenges facing the South African education system and also suggests possible solutions to some of these challenges. “It’s bad. It just is,” says Malehlohonolo Khauoe about the education she received at a rural school outside Matatiele in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, the country’s worst-performing region. Schooling here 

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