Jonathan Jansen is an internationally renowned expert in education, who in 2009 became the first black rector and vice-chancellor of the University of the Free State. He is a regular newspaper contributor, known for his views on transformation, peaceful reconciliation and unity.

29 October 2020 FREE

We don’t need another banal statue, we need to raise people from despair

By Jonathan Jansen
4 min read
22 October 2020 FREE

Look deeper and you’ll see both sides in Senekal have the same enemy

By Jonathan Jansen
7 min read
15 October 2020 FREE

Jailing the corrupt big fish would give SA joy, but it has its dangers

By Jonathan Jansen
4 min read
08 October 2020 FREE

‘Just suck it up’: how a teacher’s passion conquers a pandemic

By Jonathan Jansen
4 min read
01 October 2020 FREE

Online exams are fertile ground for cheats. Here’s how to fix them

By Jonathan Jansen
4 min read
25 September 2020 FREE

Behind the end-of-year exam plan is a big, ruinous lie

By Jonathan Jansen
4 min read
17 September 2020 FREE

A man, an octopus and lessons for our corona lives

By Jonathan Jansen
4 min read
10 September 2020 FREE

We explode with rage over a racist ad, but still fall for white-hair lie

By Jonathan Jansen
4 min read
03 September 2020 FREE

Certainty 1: matric exams will be a farce. Certainty 2: ANC will hide this

By Jonathan Jansen
4 min read
27 August 2020 FREE

Xenophobia is the enemy agent and we must be on high alert

By Jonathan Jansen
4 min read
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