Tag: Education

NSFAS Fund-A-Thon Fundraising Campaign launched

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has launched a fundraising initiative, the NSFAS Fund-a-thon in partnership with the SABC Foundation, and Vodacom Foundation hosted at the University of Fort Hare. In support of the launch the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr. Mduduzi Manana delivered a Keynote Address to appeal to ordinary South…..

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2015 matric class retains above 70% pass rate

Johannesburg- Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has commended the matric class of 2015 for upholding the trend of producing results above a pass rate of 70%. On Tuesday, the minister announced that the 2015 matric pass rate is 70.7 per cent, down from 75.8 per cent achieved in 2014. if the “progressed learners” had not been…..

KZN MEC condemns violent protests

Pretoria – KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has called on communities to address their concerns in a peaceful manner without damaging public facilities or behaving violently. The MEC said this in the wake of a violent protest on the R74 near Muden. She has since deployed a rapid response team…..

DUT Proud Host of ETDP.SETA

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted the Provincial Indaba 2013/14 which highlighted the Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Training (ETDP.SETA). The programme began with a warm opening from Alan Khan, the Director of Co-operate affairs at DUT, who proudly spoke about how Durban was ranked the 7th best city in the world……