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...

Refugee children turned away by Cape schools

At least 40 children of refugees are struggling to get into Cape Town schools, say refugee rights organisations PASSOP and Voice of Africans for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

South Africa: Court to rule on Schweizer-Reneke teacher’s return

Zelda Venter The North West MEC for Education, Sello Lehari and his department, are no longer opposing the urgent application today by suspended Laerskool ­Schweizer-Reneke...

Help, at last, for Kenya Tana River girl who walked long...

Collins OmuloA girl from Tana River, who worked as a house help and trekked for more than 15 kilometres in a bid to raise...

Lesufi slammed for failing to place thousands of pupils at start...

Bongani NkosiThe Gauteng Education Department has been urged to ensure that 2019 should be the last year that starts with thousands of pupils not...

Some of the equipment stolen at Menzi Primary School found

Staff ReporterSome of the equipment stolen at Menzi Primary School in Tsakane was recovered on Friday.Spokesperson for Gauteng Education Steve Mabona said the equipment...

#Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke ‘racism’ report released

Sibongile MashabaTensions were high outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in North West on Wednesday when provincial Education MEC Sello Lehari visited to receive a report on...

‘Cheaper’ private schools delivered more top performers than South Africa’s most...

James de Villiers "Cheaper" South African private schools outperformed their most expensive counterparts last year, producing more of the country’s top performing matriculants outside the...

Suspended #SchweizerReneke teacher to address media

Molaole MontshoRustenburg - Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen, suspended after a picture of her class showing black learners separated from their white counterparts went...
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