Government must show Sadtu the door, otherwise just hand the entire ministry of education over to this power-crazed union, writes David Macfarlane.
Basic education director general Bobby Soobrayan has been found not guilty of wrongdoing, says department spokesperson Panyaza Lesufi.
There was much tears and excitement as South African pupils returned to school for the start of the new year.
The first day of school of 2014 has arrived, and government officials including Angie Motshekga will visit schools to test their states of readiness.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's eloquence on the credibility of the 78.2% matric pass rate for 2013 lay more in what she did not say.
While unions and the ANC have joined Jacob Zuma in congratulating the education department on the matric results, the DA and others have dismissed it.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced matrics achieved a pass rate of 78.2%, with the Free State getting the top marks of 87.4%.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will on Monday morning release the matric exam results.
Umalusi has apologised for the question relating to baby rape in the dramatic arts matric examination, saying it was in poor taste.
Basic education’s new infrastructure norms do not deal with issues of capacity and accountability.
Annual literacy and numeracy tests for grades one, six and nine aren't comparable over time or across grades, so talk of improvement is misleading.
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.