JONATHAN JANSEN | Winnie and Vicki: They both tell the South African story

Two women divided South Africa this week. The one went to prison for her unrelenting racism. The other went to the grave after a lifetime of fighting ...

JONATHAN JANSEN | A good dose of humility from white people will advance the ...

Dear white brothers and sisters... I love you but we need to talk about the land issue.

JONATHAN JANSEN | The monsters of race still lurk in our shadows every day

One of the most moving moments in a graduation ceremony is when the newly minted medical doctors rise to take their solemn oath.

JONATHAN JANSEN | Dear President Ramaphosa... we need more action on education

Like millions of South Africans I am hopeful again about the future of your country – in part because you essentially fired the corrupt and ...

JONATHAN JANSEN | What Biko would have told young black people about racism

When a white Randburg teacher was recorded telling black school pupils that they were “idiots” who did not achieve academically and had “only ...

JONATHAN JANSEN | Matric results are a disgraceful freak show

I was delighted to be out of the country and escape the annual freak show of the ministerial announcement of the 2017 matriculation results.

JONATHAN JANSEN | Time to let go of the past - our education must focus on the ...

What causes a nation to rise or fall is how it thinks about knowledge.

JONATHAN JANSEN | Abysmal state of SA education is a crisis

A study has found that almost eight out of 10 children cannot read.

JONATHAN JANSEN | SA can learn a thing or two from Zimbabwe’s education system

As the regime of Robert Mugabe crumbled unexpectedly before our very eyes, I could not help but recall why I left my university in California to do ...

JONATHAN JANSEN | Recipe for success: Read to your children and put books in ...

When you are writing your sixth book at the age of eight, you deserve to be chosen as one of the top 10 youngest authors in the world.