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As a leading academic publisher in the South African market, Van Schaik prides itself on service excellence and the publication of high quality, locally relevant textbooks and materials for the tertiary market..

Our products include:
  • Tertiary textbooks
  • Books for the general market and corporate training
  • Books for the private and Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) markets
  • Electronic products
  • Ebooks
Van Schaik Publishers is committed to growing and evolving with local market requirements and we strive to produce teaching and learning materials that are designed for the South African market – products that speak to local conditions and digital resources that are accessible to all and work in our region’s challenging online environment. We have made the transition from print to digital and we have a growing range of exciting products available while continually researching and developing more relevant material for lecturers and students alike.

We are part of Media24, a leading media company in Africa with interests in newspapers, magazines, digital publishing, printing, distribution, book publishing, online services and ecommerce. It is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.

Thebe Investment Corporation is our B-BBEE partner through its shareholding in Nasou Via Afrika (Pty) Ltd (registration number 1996/012379/07). Nasou Via Afrika’s ownership is made up of a 30% shareholding by Thebe Investment Holdings (Level 1 B-BBEE contributor) and a 70% shareholding by Media24 Books (Level 3 B-BBEE contributor). Nasou Via Afrika is a Level 2 BBBEE contributor.

What is our strategy?

To participate in and contribute to post-school education in southern Africa, to keep our business relevant to our market and to create value for the stakeholders of the company.

What type of business are we in?

We create core-curriculum learning material with relevant local content and value-adding supplements for the tertiary market in southern Africa.

What service do we provide?

We provide high quality, local, accessible and focused tertiary learning material and teaching aids on relevant platforms and in different formats, at market-related prices.