The Association of Catholic Tertiary Students (ACTS) is set to celebrate its silver jubilee this year. The celebration is expected to take place in early July after the conclusion of the 25th annual national conference in Gauteng.
De La Salle Holy Cross College Junior School in Victory Park, Johannesburg, has a new principal — and he is an old boy of the school. Neil Berndsen has taken up the position as headmaster this month.
The Association of Catholic Tertiary Students (ACTS) will be offering assistance to first-year students as they enter universities for registration. This includes partnering with student representative councils (SRCs) to ensure the smooth running of the registrations processes.
For Leah Adams, a music teacher at St Joseph’s Marist College in Cape Town, 2017 will be a year to remember: for being a winner of the SA’s Got Talent contest.
Catholic university chaplains applaud President Jacob Zuma’s announcement to make education at tertiary institutions free for students from lower-income families but are alarmed at the government’s lack of strategy to implement this new policy.
It was another year in which Catholic schools outperformed the national average. In the National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams, written by public state schools, Catholic schools recorded an 84,1% pass rate—an improvement over the past two years—against the national average of 74,6%.
The Catholic Schools Office (CSO) in Cape Town archdiocese has extended the deadline for its Bicentennial Heritage Project to January 28.
With an unemployment rate of over 50%, and 40% of adults in South Africa having no schooling or only primary schooling, the Salesian Institute Youth Projects (SIYP) work to create opportunities for youth at risk in Cape Toen
Thirty young girls from the Ububele bridging school project run by St Theresa’s School in Rosebank, Johannesburg, were awarded certificates at an end-of-year function.
Holy Rosary School in Edenvale, Johannesburg, hosted internationally acclaimed British “Philosophy for Children” educator Jason Buckley.
Six courageous Cabra Dominican Sisters, who left their homes from Sion Hill Convent in Dublin and disembarked from the Celt ship in Port Elizabeth harbour in 1867, will be honoured in commemorative events this month in celebration of their 150th anniversary in South Africa
Nardini Convent School at Vryheid, which began with five pupils in 1957 has celebrated its 60th anniversary with 450 pupils and a reputation for excellence