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...

No-fee schools turn away learners who can’t afford to pay

Cally Ballack Some “no-fee” schools are insisting parents pay once-off fees - and turning away Grade R children whose parents can’t pay.South African schools are...

Kenya will start teaching Chinese to elementary school students from 2020

Abdi Latif Dahir Kenya will teach Mandarin in classrooms  in a bid to improve job competitiveness and facilitate better trade and connection with China. The country’s...

Rwanda warns schools against hiking fees

Jean d'Amour MbonyinshutiRwanda's Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) has intervened to stop the increase of fees in public and government aided schools, saying that the cost...

MEC calls for calm as parents demand removal of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke...

Boitumelo TshehleNorth West education MEC Sello Lehari told angry residents on Thursday to allow his department to investigate racism at Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke and not...

A message for the class of 2018 from education minister Angie...

Angie MotshekgaIt is with an immense sense of pride that I congratulate the class of 2018.The 2018 cohort was a pioneering group that saw...

‘Take your children to township schools …’ – Black parents told

Boitumelo TshehleBlack parents who are not happy with how a North West school separated black grade R pupils from their white classmates have been...

Ramaphosa urges matrics to focus on education

Staff ReporterPresident Cyril Ramaphosa visited the Siqongweni High School near Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal on Thursday morning.He was accompanied by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.:...

South Africa: Officials to probe school racism following segregation photo

Sibongile MashabaNorth West MEC for Education Sello Jonas Lehari was to lead a team of senior management to Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke to Thursday to investigate...

State-of-the-art school in Tsakane informal settlement unveiled

Charles MoleleThe life of five-year-old Busisiwe Madidiza has changed significantly since the opening of the new R105 million state-of-the-art Menzi Primary School in...

EFF branches to be deployed to primary schools to assess admissions

Naledi ShangeBranches of the EFF will be deployed to primary schools on Wednesday January 9 to ensure that the admission of grade one learners...
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