E-learning is important for Africa, but critics have their doubts.
E-learning is both a technological and a social innovation. At its best, it can address problems within a particular social context.
Every year, thousands of active military and veterans enroll as undergrads, but only half leave with a degree. What cheap and effective strategies could help our military complete college?
South Africa’s government is trying to approach student funding differently.
The ministerial task team's report presents a jaundiced view of an important organisation that's opened the doors of higher education to many who would otherwise have been closed out.
Most South Africans need serious financial support to make it through university.
Student funding processes must be opened up to public scrutiny and participation if they're to succeed.
We are in danger of returning to a stage where young people from poorer backgrounds have no hope of attending an elite university.
Universities must redress, not reinforce, disadvantage by ensuring more students from lower socio-economic backgrounds have the chance to benefit form them.