11 Year-Old Launches Own Foundation

Original article on thegreatguide.co.za | 18 June 2018 | by Michelle 11-year-old Stacey Fru’s Education Foundation launched her third book, Foundation projects and the Foundation’s Ambassadors last week. This Foundation arose out of Stacey’s zeal to empower and encourage children and adults alike to learn how to read and write. Amongst other things, the SFF […]

Youth are future leaders

22 March 2018 | By Kgomotso “Zeus” Meso I would like to believe that youth are considered a bunch of people that knows nothing about leadership. They are considered to lack the capacity to lead and bring change. It is expected that all young people should follow some foot print of those that had made […]

Educational Emancipation: Fees_Must_Fall Reflections

23 February 2018 by Kgomotso Archibald Let’s go back to June 16th 1976, amid the chaos, killing and the most brutal behaviour young people witnessed. Now there was a goal, for the march, the protest, and the #pens_down notioning equally education for all. Now fast forward to late 2015, where the political/educational spheres of the country […]

R57 billion set aside for free higher education

22 February 2018 Government will spend R57 billion on free higher education over the next three years, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Wednesday. Tabling the 2018 Budget in Parliament, Minister Gigaba said there was a reallocation in the spending framework. “The largest reallocation of resources towards government’s priorities was on higher education and training, […]

Girl empowerment non-negotiable for community development

29 November 2017 The economic and personal empowerment that education provides allows women and girls to make healthier choices for themselves and their families, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga. The Minister said this on Tuesday when she opened the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) Steering Committee and Sharing […]

Free tours for Gauteng learners

28 November 2017 Gauteng high school learners, who have just completed their exams, are in for a treat this year as they get a chance to tour the Johannesburg Zoo, Gold Reef City and other exciting heritage sites for free. Through the Gauteng Department of Education’s “Know your province” campaign, learners will be exposed to […]

Bursaries for young Eskom scientists

21 November 2017 Three young scientists have been granted the opportunity to study engineering at South African universities of their choice after receiving bursaries worth over R1.3 million from Eskom. “Eskom awarded bursaries worth a total of R1 332 000 to three deserving young scientists,” said the power utility. The bursaries were awarded at the Eskom Expo […]

Best of luck Matrics 2017

24 October 2017 Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has wished all matriculants all the best for their final exams, which get underway today. “I wish the best of luck to all the candidates sitting for the examinations this year. Keep your head down, study hard, stay focused and I am confident you will make us […]

Applications for 2018 financial aid open

Applications for financial aid for all learners, who wish to enter the post-school system and students, who do not have financial assistance to continue their studies in 2018 academic year, has officially opened. National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Acting Executive Officer Lerato Nage made the announcement during a media briefing on Tuesday at Ratanda […]

Government continues to support disadvantaged students

27 July 2017 Government continues with its efforts to ensure that students from disadvantaged backgrounds have access to Post-School Education and Training (PSET). Official spending figures from the Department of Higher Education and Training show that total amounts via National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), in support of students at universities and colleges from poor […]