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.
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?