South African Rugby Team Builds School Libraries

On August 22nd Gcobani Higher Primary School in Mdantsane, South Africa will unveil a new library, thanks to a new effort from the South African Rugby Union (SARU). Gcobani School …

Carla DrumhillerSouth African Rugby Team Builds School Libraries

South Africa to Add African Languages to Curriculum

The South African government has proposed a policy change to make learning an African language compulsory in schools. The government notes that the move is an effort to promote multilingualism …

Carla DrumhillerSouth Africa to Add African Languages to Curriculum

South African Children Celebrate World Play Day

May 28th, 2013 marked the 14th annual World Play Day, with celebrations in early childhood learning centers around the world. In South Africa, the Cotlands organization hosted festivities for hundreds …

Carla DrumhillerSouth African Children Celebrate World Play Day

South Africa: Talent Report Indicates Future Leadership Issues

SHL is the world’s leading talent assessor, offering specialised testing which measures talent and its future impact on the nation in question. SHL South Africa has recently published a report …

Ashleigh BrownSouth Africa: Talent Report Indicates Future Leadership Issues

Compulsory Education for South African Inmates

Starting on April 1, it will be mandatory for prison inmates who do not have a qualification equivalent to Grade 9 to complete levels one through four of Adult Basic Education …

Sean YiCompulsory Education for South African Inmates

Papua New Guinea Drops Outcome-Based Curriculum

In response to low academic rates, the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government decided to scrap the Outcome-Based Education (OBE) system and return to the more traditional Objective-Based curriculum. The OBE …

Alice FormwaltPapua New Guinea Drops Outcome-Based Curriculum

South Africa’s Youth Falls Behind in Education

Early this month, the results of the second annual education assessment were announced in South Africa. The government tested nearly 7 million students from 24,000 schools on basic skills. The …

Sera YooSouth Africa’s Youth Falls Behind in Education