Lesufi to move ECD from social development to education

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi intends to prioritise Early Childhood Development Centres (ECD) in his second term, by moving them from the...

Education ‘not the key’ for unemployed youth – graduates

When Lerato Moleleki completed her public relations diploma two years ago, she thought she was going to walk into a job and realise her...

Education department distances itself from ‘masturbation’ article

The department of basic education has dismissed a recent media report that grade 4 learners would be taught about masturbation in schools, as being...

Lesufi: School online admissions for 2020 postponed

The Gauteng Education Department has postponed grade 1 and grade 8 School Online Admissions for 2020 following concerns...

South Africa’s main parties all have plans for education. What’s missing?

Since South Africa’s shift from apartheid to democracy in 1994 there have been many achievements in the education sector. These include establishing a single...

King slams politicians over public schools

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has lambasted politicians who send their children to private schools while the poor are left to deal with problems at...

Raise your voice on bullying

Learners of Norman Henshilwood High School in Constantia were visited by provincial minister of education Debbie Schafer and DJ Carl Wastie as part of...

EC education dept urges schools to prioritise learner safety amid floods

The Eastern Cape Education Department said that learner safety remains a top priority, urging schools in affected areas to decide for itself whether to...

Education system rewards under-achievement

The department of education’s 2017/2018 monitoring report was released at the beginning of April. Following this report, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga admitted that...

NC teen accused of killing granny following ‘heated argument’

A 64-year-old woman from Grootdrink in the Northern Cape has been murdered, allegedly by her 17-year-old grandson after an apparent “heated argument”.The woman, who...

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...
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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:...
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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,...
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