NW Education to host safety summit following school violence

The North West Department of Education is hosting a safety summit following recent incidents that threatened the safety of teachers and learners at schools."The...

Body of stabbed 19-year-old Mondeor schoolboy removed after 4 hours

The body of a 19-year-old schoolboy from Mondeor High School, who was fatally stabbed on Wednesday morning, was only removed from the veld about...

Equal Education calls for solution to WC pupils not yet placed...

Lobby group Equal Education says that the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) must come up with an emergency plan for the almost 4,000 pupils who have...

Oranto Petroleum Increases its Support to the Education of South Sudan’s...

As part of its commitment to the socio-economic development of South Sudan, Oranto Petroleum will be financing an educational programme in conjunction with the...

UJ’s Marwala jets for innovation through decolonisation in higher education

By Charles Molele Professor Tshilidzi Marwala is a man on a mission. He wants to make the University of Johannesburg number one on the African...

New coding curriculum set to begin in Grades R to 9

By Charles Molele Coding and robotics subjects will be part of the new curriculum from Grade R to Grade 9, according to Basic Education Minister...

Panyaza Lesufi giddy despite 334 schools contesting their feeder zones

As many as 334 Gauteng schools contested their feeder zones designated in the 2,067 maps drawn up by the Gauteng education department."We must emphasise...

5 Ways Tech Can Revolutionise Education

With the Fourth  Industrial Revolution gaining speed, the nature of work and economic activity is set to dramatically change. One woman is on a...

Gauteng education dept hands over brand-new primary school

The Gauteng Education member of the executive council (MEC) Panyaza Lesufi officially handed over the newly constructed Marotola Primary School to the community of...

IEC preparations underway for May General Elections

By Charles MoleleThe Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Tuesday released an official timetable for political parties and voters leading up to the general elections...

Health, education and social services to get bulk of Gauteng budget

The Gauteng departments of health, education and social services will get 81% of the province’s R132.4bn budget for 2019/2020,  finance MEC Barbara Creecy said...

TUT shuts down Shoshanguve campus

By staff reporterThe Tshwane University of Technology suspended all academic studies on Monday following protests at the university’s Shoshanguve campus.Students are protesting over a...

Reviving opportunities for small-scale farmers

By Lucas LedwabaJackson Mogome Kadiaka, 43, is a happy man. The hard work of the past few years is finally paying off. His face beams...

Rossi finds fountain of youth in his academy

Stanislas Touchot  Tavullia, Italy - Motorcycling legend Valentino Rossi says he has discovered the fountain of youth in his VR46 Riders Academy as he aspires...

Boy pointing ‘firearm’ at fellow pupil released

Virgilatte GwangwaThe 16-year-old boy found in possession of a toy gun at a school in the city last week and pointing it at a...

Radical business forum warned against race baiting at KZN schools

Chris NdalisoThe KwaZulu-Natal Parents’ Association has warned a local business forum against sowing divisions between residents of Indian descent and black South Africans.This follows the...

Department guns for teachers with criminal records

Mayibongwe Maqhina Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has said the South African Council of Educators (Sace) is complying with new regulations requiring teachers to submit...

NSFAS struggles with backlog

Mayibongwe Maqhina The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) still has a backlog of more than 80 000 unresolved bursary applications - with 19 000...

Disturbing cyber-bullying statistics ranks SA tops

Wendy Jasson da CostaA shocking 25% of parents have reported that their child had been cyber-bullied.This, according to a 2018 Ipsos Global Adviser study...

Do you have what it takes to be a Youth Cadet?

Staff Reporter his past weekend, the City’s Metro Police academy hosted 100 learners from five schools in the city for a leadership camp.The learners were...
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