Basic education’s new infrastructure norms do not deal with issues of capacity and accountability.
Annual National Assessment results not comparable over time or across grades makes all talk about improvement or trends misleading, writes Nic Spaull.
Educationists have cast serious doubt over Angie Motshekga's conclusion about the 2013 annual national assessments of numeracy and literacy.
The results of the last national exams show the country's education system is improving, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.
Angie Motshekga and Mamphela Ramphele have clashed again after the Agang SA leader's fresh comments that education under apartheid was better in SA.
The ANC Women's League says it can't nominate a woman president because of "traditions" within the party. But why isn't this being challenged?
The department of basic education has called for more public comment on increasing the 30% minimum matric pass rate mark.
Angie Motshekga's office says the minister is "disturbed" over an incident was captured of a violent interaction between a teacher and pupil.
New infrastructure norms allow far too long to eliminate vast gaps between schools.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has gazetted new norms and standards for school infrastructure but will have 17 years to implement it.
Basic education's "challenges" show government has allocated only 50% of the money needed to supply all pupils with books in all subjects.
The basic education department's advocate says Bobby Soobrayan was not authorised to sign the agreement, which makes it null and void.
The basic education department only realised on the eve of paying teachers it had several months earlier "erroneously" signed the labour agreement.
The basic education department wants the Labour Court to accept that Bobby Soobrayan made a pure error when he agreed to a 100% wage increment.
Helen Zille’s defence of Angie Motshekga relies on straw targets and dodgy logic.
The Eastern Cape's education department says it will counter the court order that will attach its movable assets after it failed to pay teachers.
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille understands the problems bedevilling the education sector, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.
Helen Zille is sticking to her defence of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga despite the criticism that has been volleyed against her.
David Macfarlane wonders where the political accountability in basic education is.
Minister Angie Motshekga has allowed basic education director general Bobby Soobrayan to take special leave ahead of hearings, says the department.