Bolstering a weak life orientation curriculum is proposed as one of the ways of preventing abuse, including rape, in classrooms.
The distances the kids next door have to cover to get to school are lost on Zuma, who is blindly feathering his nest, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
A 16-year-old Islamic pupil writes about her school experience, which is different from the average, and how we can go about changing education.
Education experts fear a new proposal not to advance those who do not pass grades in the final phase will be counterproductive.
The head of the professional teachers’ organisation says it is time to take a hard look at educators’ content knowledge and methodology.
The Limpopo education department faces increased pressure after a report revealed 50% of next year’s books are yet to be acquired.
Publishers bemoan the impossibly tight deadlines imposed by the education department, which compromises academic quality.
Two pupils from an inner-city school in Johannesburg tell how bullies use weapons to instil fear in pupils and certain teachers.
A series of comment pieces the M&G is launching will allow pupils to publicly contribute to the debate about South Africa's education system.
A report shows a stark difference between enrolment for primary and secondary schools, with the latter showing less than 50% in many countries.
Can the Streetlight Schools project in Jeppestown improve the quality of education in inner city Jo’burg with a different way of schooling?
The longer-term approach to ending violence against women and children has to pay attention to the development of our children, writes Catherine Ward.
iTemba school educates the children of refugees when they're turned away by public schools. But money has dried up and the pupils face eviction.
The report on matric reform by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's task team presents her with a political headache.
Along with better access to health services and reducing child marriage, education can save many lives.
According to government, Section27's Limpopo textbook case is very close to being resolved and should not even have reached the high court.
Basic education’s new infrastructure norms do not deal with issues of capacity and accountability.
The results of the last national exams show the country's education system is improving, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille understands the problems bedevilling the education sector, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.