Many parents are deterred from enrolling their children at ECD facilities because of prohibitive costs.
Children are doomed to fail if they are denied a good teacher, parental support and an early start on their education.
Gauteng's Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says those who thought education was only for the privileged will soon be shamed.
Opposition MPs have taken the basic education minister to task in Parliament after she praised the state of South Africa's "well-resourced" schools.
The department insists it released the document, despite no evidence of it being in the public domain.
A damning report held back from the public highlights the extent of cronyism and the influence of unions in filling education positions.
The roll-out of an innovative ICT project is seeing remarkable results but what comes next?
Minister Jeff Radebe has written a detailed article defending President Jacob Zuma's achievements. Africa Check fact-checked his claims.
A teacher’s organisation and two NGOs say that hundreds of thousands of children in KwaZulu-Natal walk long distances to and from school.
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.