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‘Wanton Criminal Behaviour’: UKZN Building Torched, Registration Suspended As Students Go...

Protesting students have torched a building at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), with university management describing the act as "wanton criminal behaviour."...
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DHE Says Calls For National Shutdown Of Universities Is ‘Unfortunate’ After...

The Department of Higher Education says the call for a national shutdown of universities by the South African Union of Students (SAUS) to...

‘We Are Failing Our Children’ Says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa There is a proverb common to many African cultures which says that it takes a village...

How To Fix The Gap Between School And Work In South...

Kobus Maree, University of Pretoria The world of work is changing constantly, profoundly, and faster. This is clear from...

Mpianzi Drowning: MEC Lesufi Suspends Parktown Boys’ High Principal With Immediate...

Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Friday suspended Parktown Boys’ High principal Malcolm Williams with immediate effect, amid almost daily new revelations surrounding...

Gunmen Posing As Parents Shoot Teacher At Durban School As Harrowing...

Barely two weeks into the new school year, and South Africa's education sector continues to make headlines for all the wrong reasons....

2 Learners Dead, 2 Seriously Injured In Limpopo School Collapse

The Limpopo Education Department has confirmed that two pupils died, and two rushed to hospital in critical condition after a wall...

They Just Don’t Follow Directions! Getting Learners To Follow Instructions

A common refrain from teachers who bemoan the fact that children struggle to follow simple instructions, even moments after they’ve been given. 

Basic Education Minister Sends Team To Assist With Investigations Into Learners’...

Basic Education (DBE) Minister Angie Motshekga has called for investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of the learners, Enoch Mpianzi and Keamohetswe Seboko.
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Parktown Boys’ Camp Death: SAHRC To Offer Legal Assistance To Deceased...

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has offered legal assistance to the family of the 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School learner who...
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Lesufi Says Parktown Boys’ High Learner’s Death Will Be Investigated After...

Tributes are pouring in for a missing 13-year-old Grade 8 pupil whose death was confirmed Friday following an orientation camp outing that...

Defining New Education Models In The New Economic & Social Context...

Quality, relevant and targeted education is one of the most pressing issues of our times. In this fast and ever changing world,...
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Blade Nzimande Worried About SA’s Declining Maths Results Amid Cheers For...

South Africa's Higher Education Minister says he's concerned with the numbers which show that fewer matriculants achieved more than 40% for mathematics...
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Reading For Meaning An ‘Apex Priority’ For Government – Ramaphosa Tells...

President Cyril Ramaphosa told key stakeholders in the basic education sector immediate task as government is to improve the foundational skills of...

Give Us This Day Our Proper School – The Plea Resonating...

Lucas LedwabaHector Peterson Primary School principal Mmabatho Mahapa is hoping a contractor who has been building a block of classrooms at her...

Jubilant Noordgesig Community Take Charge Of R110M Refurbished School

There was no mistaking the carnival-like atmosphere in Noordgesig, located on the fringes of Soweto, where parents and learners took charge of...
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Tears, Nerves & Excitement Usher In the 2020 School Year

For some there were tears, others were anxious, and for the rest, pure excitement, as hundreds of thousands of learners across South...

Fire At Sebokeng School As 2020 Academic Year Gets Underway

Investigations are underway to determine the cause of a fire at the Khutlo Tharo secondary school in Sebokeng in the Vaal.

Gauteng Education Partners With Private School Group To Offset Capacity Challenges

The start of the 2020 school year in Gauteng will be marked by the handing over of the newly constructed, R110mln Noordgesig...

‘We Are Ready’ For 2020 Academic Year – KZN Education Department

The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department has stated it's readiness to welcome 2.8-million pupils for the 2020 academic year which begins Wednesday, saying the...