News Articles
Current Articles
Tag: education

Clear Tag


Sort Date Author Title

Zuma’s announcement of free higher education is laughable

 10 Jan 18
By now everyone has heard President Jacob Zuma’s surprise announcement that students from poor and working-class families will receive grants for free higher education beginning in 2018.…

Be cautious in the regulation of basic education

 03 Jan 18
Government appears to be intent on centralising the public education system, thereby eliminating educational diversity and innovation.…

Don’t allow altruism to blind you to the economic laws that govern labour

01 Nov 17   Jessica Canada Wellman
In the debate over minimum wage, people often become distracted by their inner altruism and ignore the logic behind the economic laws that govern labour markets and the macroeconomy of South Africa.…

Can South Africa’s basic education be fixed?

29 Aug 17   Phumlani M UMajozi
The state of South Africa’s basic education is a topic of constant debate – by political parties, the media, civil organisations and the general public.…