Inclusive Economic Development


14 Apr 2021 | Newzroom Afrika's Cathy Mohahlana is joined by Senior Research Specialist, Dr Andrea Liesel Juan

The Human Sciences Research Council has looked at the extent and nature of bullying in schools, in different and unequal socio-economic contexts. To s...

1 Apr 2021 | How teaching strategies affect learner performance

Learners whose teachers linked new lessons to prior knowledge achieve significantly better results in maths and science, according to the 2019 Trends ...

12 Mar 2021 | Wits Protest - Exclusions vs education access with Professor Thierry Luescher

We're exploring the reasons behind the latest student protests that turned deadly yesterday. Wits students say their fight is against financial exclus...

5 Mar 2021 | Experts weigh in on the SA economy ahead of the Budget Speech 2021

Sharon Smulders, Dr.Peter Jacobs and Eddie Rakabe join Ayanda Nyathi to unpacks SA's economy and the official unemployment figure rising to 32.5% ahea...

5 Mar 2021 | Policy options for sustainable and equitable macroeconomic reconstruction

The Human Sciences Research Council held a webinar at the back of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address discussing policy opti...

5 Mar 2021 | SA's Economic Trouble - Rebuilding the strained economy

South Africa was facing an economic crisis even before the COVID-19 pandemic. And, strategies like the National Development and the Economic recovery ...

8 Feb 2021 | The politics of cultural defiance - exhumations and rural reburials in Covid times

The legacy of the initial ruling by the Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee that bodies should be encased in plastic has been traumatic and catast...

8 Dec 2020 | Latest TIMSSA results released

The release of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2019 results took place on 8 December 2020. The Grade 5 test ad...

3 Dec 2020 | Watch livestream of the release of TIMSS results

The release of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2019 results will be broadcast live on the Department of Basic E...

8 Nov 2020 | Skills Mismatches and Shortages within the TVET Sector: Peril or Promise?

Despite the strong policy commitment within the TVET system to: (1) expand access for enrolment and (2) strengthen the sector’s capacity to prov...