Microsoft to assist Zimbabwean schools in technology upgrade

Alois VingaMICROSOFT has entered into an agreement with the Zimbabwe government which will pave the way for the creation technology sensitive classrooms in the...

Six ways to get teenagers more active – suggested by the...

Michaela James and Sinead BrophyThe UK department of health recommends that young people (aged five to 18) should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity...

South Africa: Learners battle government to make their schools clean and...

Thembela Ntongana and Kimberly Mutandiro“Please care about black learners education” and “Where do your priorities lie? In appealing or in fixing our schools?” These were some...

South Africa: Teachers fake qualifications

Nico GouwsTwo teachers have been arrested in Mpumalanga after an investigation revealed they had allegedly used fake qualifications to get their jobs.Hawks spokesperson captain...

Zimbabwe: Schools venture into fish farming

Emmah ChinyamutatingaEight schools in Manicaland have embarked on fish farming to boost nutrition, economic development and income generation.Nearly 1 560 fingerlings were stocked in...

South Africa: Boy stabbed in school toilet to be laid to...

Thuso MasangoThe grade 1 pupil who was stabbed and killed in a school's toilets on Monday will be buried in his mother's native land...

South Africa: Sex predator’s sentence hailed

Lindi MasingaEducation MEC Panyaza Lesufi said he welcomed the 23-year sentence meted out to sex offender Collan Rex, the former water polo assistant at...

South Africa: Mobile libraries donated

Staff ReporterThe Kgato Primary School in Bloemfontein has received a donation of seven mobile libraries to help improve learning and teaching at the school.The...

South Africa’s school governing bodies have the power to build inclusive...

Phillip Louw It is not surprising that the exclusionary admission policies and practices of certain public schools are considered discriminatory on the basis of race.With...

South Africa: Are there too many teachers in KZN?

Thami MagubaneThe number of students training to be teachers at tertiary institutions in KwaZulu-Natal should be reduced because there is an “oversupply” in the...

Ghana: Parents must be responsible for their ward’s education’

Benedicta Gyimaah Folley The Ga West Municipal Director of Education, Samuel Narh Kudji has admonished parents to see themselves as major stakeholders in the education...

South Africa: KZN Education Department warns disruptive teachers

Sne MasukuThe Department of Education issued a stern warning to teachers who compromised education by disrupting teaching and learning at the province’s schools.This followed...

South Africa: Pupils tell court of their interaction with ‘rapist’ school...

Pertunia MafokwaneA 15-year-old grade seven pupil at AB Xuma Primary School in Soweto said she was walking back to her classroom when she met...

Kenyan government forms team to probe mass failure of teachers

Ouma WanzalaThe Ministry of Education has set up a team to investigate the mass failure of primary school teacher trainees in national examinations for...

Violence at South Africa’s schools: Stories that shocked us in...

Riaan GroblerSouth African schools have seen a number of violent incidents this year.In September, the government called on stakeholders to come together and address...

Zimbabwe schools told not to expel pupils without uniform

Lemuel ChekaiZimbabwe Economic Freedom Fighters (ZEFF) has urged government to issue a directive compelling all schools in the country to allow learners without uniforms...

Project in Seychelles hopes to inspire careers in science, technology, engineering

Seychelles News AgencyThe STEM Extra is an eight-month after-school programme to empower the youth towards pursuing STEM career opportunities by offering an interactive and...

Zimbabwe president launches e-learning kits

Farirai MachivenyikaPresident Mnangagwa yesterday launched smart e-learning kits and exercise books at Girls High School in Harare, as part of efforts to modernise the...

South Africa: Grade 1 pupil stabbed to death inside North West...

ANA ReporterA Grade 1 pupil was stabbed to death inside a school toilet in Makapanstad, North West on Wednesday, the department of basic education...

Zimbabwe: $1,5m education resource centre for Kwekwe

Michael MagorongaKwekwe is set to have a state-of-the-art Better Schools Programme Zimbabwe (BSPZ) education resource centre, with construction expected to commence early next year.The...
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