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KZN matric exams successfully completed: MEC | IOL

KZN matric exams successfully completed: MEC | IOL | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Matriculants in KZN have successfully completed their Senior Certificate examinations, according to MEC for Education Mthandeni Dlungwana.
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Bogus qualifications in trouble | The New Age

Bogus qualifications in trouble | The New Age | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Institutions and individuals conning employers with fake qualifications are in for a shock as the South African Qualifications Authority (Saqa) is hoping to
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Teachers learning tech so they can teach today's children

Teachers learning tech so they can teach today's children | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
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New bill aims to clamp down on fake degrees

New bill aims to clamp down on fake degrees | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
A new bill seeks to address the proliferation of fake qualifications.
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Minister tightens screws on bogus qualifications | IOL

Minister tightens screws on bogus qualifications | IOL | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has published new regulations which will force employers to have their employees's degrees verified.
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Slow NSFAS applications worrying - deputy minister

Slow NSFAS applications worrying - deputy minister | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Not enough prospective students are applying for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, Higher Education Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana has said.
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Unisa opens applications for 2017

Unisa opens applications for 2017 | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Thinking of studying at Unisa next year? Now is the time to apply for the academic programme of your choice. Applications for admissions to undergraduate qualifications are open from 1 September 2016 to 21 October 2016. Undergraduate programmes include higher certificates, diplomas, bachelor degrees, Btechs and Post Graduate Certificates. Unisa is one of the biggest correspondence universities in the world and the largest university in South Africa.
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New study reveals higher education does not guarantee employment

New study reveals higher education does not guarantee employment | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Education as an investment into the future of the youth has proved to not be an easy way out of the cycle of poverty and unemployment.
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Decolonised, de-commodified, quality education Anele Mngadi

Decolonised, de-commodified, quality education Anele Mngadi | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
IT has been six weeks since the announcement from the Minister of Higher Education and Training to increase tertiary fees and some universities have been on a shutdown since then with no hope of academic activities resuming until
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University of Fort Hare appoints Prof Sakhela Buhlungu as new vice chancellor

University of Fort Hare appoints Prof Sakhela Buhlungu as new vice chancellor | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
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63% of NSFAS funded students drop out over five year period - worse than we knew

63% of NSFAS funded students drop out over five year period - worse than we knew | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
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'Fees Must Fall' leaders still waiting to see Zuma, despite attempts

'Fees Must Fall' leaders still waiting to see Zuma, despite attempts | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Protesting #FeesMustFall student leaders have for some time been trying to organise a meeting with President Jacob Zuma.
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Zuma handed interim report on free higher education

Zuma handed interim report on free higher education | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
The fees commission has handed its interim report to President Jacob Zuma.
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Pick a desk on the net

Pick a desk on the net | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
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UJ raises R100m for missing middle students

UJ raises R100m for missing middle students | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has raised R100 million to support the studies of almost 2 500 missing middle students. Missing middle students do not qualify for National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) assistance. The fundraising event received a generous cash donation from FirstRand Foundation.
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Do your homework before furthering your education

Do your homework before furthering your education | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Education could be one of the most valuable investments you will ever make, but to ensure you get the maximum return, do your homework before enrolling for a tertiary qualification.
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​Coloniality persists in our universities and we must urgently decolonise

​Coloniality persists in our universities and we must urgently decolonise | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
​Coloniality persists in our universities and we must urgently decolonise
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Foreign students drop plans to study at UCT

Foreign students drop plans to study at UCT | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
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Fake qualification teachers to leave profession immediately

Fake qualification teachers to leave profession immediately | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Teachers caught with fake qualifications should leave the profession immediately as the SA Council for Educators will deregister them.
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TUT cancels face-to-face classes

TUT cancels face-to-face classes | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Management at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has decided to cancel all face-to-face classes and tests at its Soshanguve campuses due to continuous disruptions. In a statement, university Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Lourens van Staden said management was concerned at the disruptions that are continuing at the North and South campuses, despite a public undertaking by students to return to class. He said there are 16 244 students studying at the campuses, who have invested a great deal of time and money in their studies.
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A regulatory tweak could unlock billions for South African student fees

A regulatory tweak could unlock billions for South African student fees | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
One model to plug South Africa’s higher education funding gap involves the issuing of bonds by universities, but the question is who would buy these bonds and why?
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Varsity gears up for Zulu

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Certificate empowers teachers

Certificate empowers teachers | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
The minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, has emphasised the need for large-scale, collaborative and substantive change to consistently provide learning experiences in every school in South Africa for learners.
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TUT chancellor speaks out on #FeesMustFall | IOL

TUT chancellor speaks out on #FeesMustFall | IOL | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Fostering confidence in the system could have prevented the #FeesMustFall protests, acoording to political activist and TU
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Wits exams will not be held over, judge rules | IOL

Wits exams will not be held over, judge rules | IOL | SA, NEWS ON HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
"I knew the newspapers didn’t understand but I thought the courts would understand where we’re coming from.”
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