The basic education department has denied another gaffe in the Limpopo textbooks debacle, after it reportedly missed out on discounts for 2015 books.
Publishers bemoan the impossibly tight deadlines imposed by the education department, which compromises academic quality.
The department of basic education announced it will begin an investigation into allegations that union members were selling teacher posts.
Cars from the minister’s office have been attached to ensure the education department coughs up the R28-million it owes in teacher salaries.
The report on matric reform by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's task team presents her with a political headache.
The league's already delayed national conference will take place even later than expected amid concerns that the organisation is losing its relevancy.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will mull a task team's recommendations into the matric pass rate.
NGOs consider using soccer clubs, traditional healers, churches and even shebeens to tell SA about government's plan to fix school infrastructure.
History could soon be a compulsory subject in schools to enhance nation-building, national pride, patriotism, social cohesion and cultural heritage.
The minister did not appeal earlier rulings when they were made and cannot do so now, says NGO.
But confusion has emerged about the textbook report he says exonerates him.
The basic education minister claims the Limpopo textbook delay did not violate pupils’ rights.
President Jacob Zuma has chosen his new executive with some surprising and not-so-surprising demotions, promotions and sackings.
Measures meant to boost the ANC's internal democratic processes have led to fewer women in high office.
A petition launched by Angie Motshekga will be delivered to Nigeria by a delegation from the ANC Women's League and SA's government.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will launch a probe into allegations of job promotion racketeering by Sadtu members.
Panyaza Lesufi will replace former education DG Bobby Soobrayan, who has been "redeployed" to "other responsibilities in government".
Government must show Sadtu the door, otherwise just hand the entire ministry of education over to this power-crazed union, writes David Macfarlane.