UCT moved from 121st to 103rd position in the 2021 US News & World Report Best Global Universities rankings, tied with Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands, and was ranked in the top 100 for six subjects, including an outstanding top 10 ranking for infectious diseases.
Teachers still hold the key to children’s learning and no keyboard or screen can replace their role.
Most educators have no experience nor did they receive preparation during their training on how to deal with teaching in a crisis.
Fellowships should recognise that women may have different responsibilities when it comes to domestic chores and care of the family. This influences their academic opportunities and career choices.
A number of programmes now exist that are helping to close the gender gap in African science, technology, engineering and maths.
Rates of suicidal behaviour are higher among South African students than among the general population or students in other countries. Understanding why will help shape prevention efforts.
Department of Basic Education says situation will improve with schools returning.
“We are overwhelmed by the generosity of donors and ordinary people whose contributions will change Triphin’s life”
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been ranked 39th in the recently released Times Higher Education (THE) list of the 200 most international universities. These institutions collaborate on research across the world, have a strong reputation globally and have a high proportion of international students and staff.