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Gunmen Posing As Parents Shoot Teacher At Durban School As Harrowing Start To New School Year Continues

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’ Deaths

Basic Education (DBE) Minister Angie Motshekga has called for investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of the learners, Enoch Mpianzi and Keamohetswe Seboko.

Parktown Boys’ Camp Death: SAHRC To Offer Legal Assistance To Deceased Boy’s Family

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has offered legal assistance to the family of the 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School learner who...

Lesufi Says Parktown Boys’ High Learner’s Death Will Be Investigated After Orientation Camp Tragedy

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 – WEF Report

Quality, relevant and targeted education is one of the most pressing issues of our times. In this fast and ever changing world,...

Blade Nzimande Worried About SA’s Declining Maths Results Amid Cheers For 81.3% Matric Pass Rate

South Africa's Higher Education Minister says he's concerned with the numbers which show that fewer matriculants achieved more than 40% for mathematics...

Reading For Meaning An ‘Apex Priority’ For Government – Ramaphosa Tells Basic Education Lekgotla

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 From Hector Peterson Primary In Limpopo

Lucas LedwabaHector Peterson Primary School principal Mmabatho Mahapa is hoping a contractor who has been building a block of classrooms at her...
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Litigating The Right To Education In SA – An Overview Of Some Of The Most Important Cases Of The Last 10 Years

The following op-ed is written by Ona Xolo of the Legal Resources Centre. THE basic education system in South...

Over 4 000 Gauteng Teachers Above Age 60 Forced To Retire Due To COVID

NYAKALLO TEFU WHEN schools reopen in Gauteng on August 24, many teachers might not be there.

60% Of Private Schools Risk Closing Down Due To Financial Challenges, Non-payment Of School Fees By Parents

CHARLES MOLELE and NYAKALLO TEFU At least 60% of private schools risk closing down due to financial challenges, particularly...

Food Security: Many Revolutions Were Started Because Of Hunger, Says Professor Thuli Madonsela

“Many revolutions have been started not because of philosophies, but because of hunger."This stark warning about the potential impact that the Covid-19...

#TuksTennis: Tuks Player Motivated After Being On Court With Tennis Legends

THERE ARE not many Tuks athletes who at 15 can boast of having rubbed shoulders with two of...
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