Teacher suspended after locking pupil in overnight

A Bulwer teacher has been suspended after she allegedly locked an eight-year-old boy inside the classroom and left him there overnight.KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education...

President Cyril Ramaphosa hands over new schools in KwaZulu-Natal

Staff ReporterPresident Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday handed over three new schools in KwaZulu-Natal, in partnership with the Adopt-A-School Foundation.This forms part of part of...

Demands to introduce Shangaan in Zimbabwe education

MINORITY communities southeast of Zimbabwe in Chiredzi are advocating for the introduction of their languages in the school curriculum and the hiring of teachers...

South African schools will soon get these 8 new subjects –...

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has already trained 43,774 teachers in computer skills and will shortly begin training teachers for the new coding...

UNICEF praises SA’s efforts in rolling out pre-primary education

Earlier this week the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released its first global report on pre-primary school education titled, A world ready to learn:...

Unicef: Only 1 in 5 children enrolled in pre-primary education in...

Staff ReporterOn Tuesday the United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) released its first ever global report on pre-primary education. It reported that 175-million children globally...

Motshekga announces findings from survey on basic education sector

Staff ReporterMinister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, released the findings of the School Monitoring Survey in Pretoria on Monday.The Survey was commissioned in 2017...

MEC to visit West Rand creche after teacher arrested for beating...

Gauteng Social Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza will visit a West Rand creche where an employee was caught beating several children.Earlier, three videos began circulating...

‘When schools become prisons’: CT school in battle against burglars

A Bishop Lavis school is operating with limited resources after thieves struck during the holidays.Bergville Primary School had four break-ins last year and this...

PE school for the deaf burgled 4 times, set alight twice

Not only was the Reuben Birin Special School for the Hearing Impaired burgled four times last week, it was also set alight on Thursday,...

Sadtu challenges Western Cape’s ‘booze in schools’ amendment

The biggest teacher union in the country, the SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu), has filed a notice of motion in the Western Cape High...

Mpumalanga Education dept in hot water over failure to provide textbooks

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has found that the Mpumalanga education department violated the constitution, the right to basic education, when it...

Digital education boost for South Africa’s poorest pupils

In a boost for South Africa’s ailing education system, business heavyweights are backing a plan to place a fully resourced e-learning tablet in the...

SA pioneers ‘unhackable’ tablets for schools

Up to 20,000 pupils from no-fee schools in the Free State are expected to receive “unhackable” tablets by the end of 2019 – thanks...

Big changes are coming to Gauteng schools

The Gauteng Department of Education is on track to release new feeder zone regulations for the 2020 school year.This is according to Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza...

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...

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...
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