HSRC In The News


3 Feb 2017 | An academic revamp is necessary

The time has come to reimagine the country’s academic landscape and actively pursue itCOMMENTAdam Cooper A postgraduate student in an English d...

25 Jan 2017 | South Africa tackles Islamophobia

South Africa is protesting to the governments of the United States, Britain and the United Arab Emirates—among others—which have refused e...

9 Dec 2016 | NECT-TIMSS Breakfast meeting 7 December 2016

  Mr Godwin Khosa, CEO of the National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) organised a breakfast meeting with a few private sector people and i...

2 Dec 2016 | Pupils' scores show change is possible

The Human Sciences Research Council released the results of South Africa’s participation in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science ...

14 Nov 2016 | Mbalula welcomes award recognising his department's clean audit

A number of State Owned Entities also received awards for their encouraging efforts in managing their finances.They include among others, Freedom Park...

11 Nov 2016 | #NotBornFree: Tough questions at the Reconciliation Conference

“Apartheid, as a systemised and institutionalised process of race-based discrimination, exploitation and oppression, left in its wake a deeply t...

4 Nov 2016 | National urban policies and stakeholder engagement

  Professor Ivan Turok was a speaker on a high-level panel at the Habitat III conference in Equador on 18th October. There were 30,000 participa...

4 Nov 2016 | Varsities must meet labour needs

#FeesMustFall is a realopportunity to rethinkthe university sector’sfuture and priorities Dr Vijay Reddy, ED ESD The current focus of the univ...

21 Oct 2016 | Labour market report highlights need for more STEM skills

The higher education sector must produce more science, engineering and technology graduates, science and maths secondary school teachers, as well as e...