Department of Basic Education

 
Connecting former students to their alma mater to make a difference
Connecting former students to their alma mater to make a difference
Imagine knowing that a sports star, minister or celebrity sat at the same desk, looking at the same chalkboard and heard the same lesson?
DBE to appeal #FixTheNorms order
DBE to appeal #FixTheNorms order
In the week that President Cyril Ramaphosa launched his initiative to provide schools with safe sanitation, it has emerged that the department of...
What we teach must be relevant
What we teach must be relevant
The announcement by Minister of Education Angie Motshekga that history will be made compulsory from grades 10 to 12 by 2022 has opened up many...
Technology in the classroom is key to collaborative, effective and engaged learning
Technology in the classroom is key to collaborative, effective and engaged learning
The so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution is fundamentally changing the way the world works. A key driver of this workplace transformation is...
Technology in and around the classroom
Technology in and around the classroom
The 2004 white paper e-Education: Transforming Learning and Teaching through Information and Communication Technologies formed the department of...
Motshekga: ‘What we need is money’
Motshekga: ‘What we need is money’
South Africa does not have enough resources to meet growing demands like the eradication of pit toilets, Minister of Basic Education Angie...
Education task team — History should be a compulsory school subject from 2023
Education task team — History should be a compulsory school subject from 2023
A ministerial task team established by the basic education department has recommended that history should be a compulsory subject in South African...
Anglo American launches investment programme
Anglo American launches investment programme
Anglo American recently launched a major new education programme, in partnership with the department of basic education, to improve outcomes for...
Rural teachers to get critical backup from assistants
Rural teachers to get critical backup from assistants
The department of basic education is undertaking a major effort to improve literacy and numeracy in three of the country’s most rural provinces....
Motshekga airs basic education’s infrastructure budget woes
Motshekga airs basic education’s infrastructure budget woes
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga delivered the department’s budget vote speech on Wednesday — emphasising the money constraints...
Michael Komape's family likely to appeal dismissal of claim - lawyer
Michael Komape's family likely to appeal dismissal of claim - lawyer
Disappointment and disbelief were etched on the faces of Rosina and Maloti Komape, the parents of Michael Komape, after the Limpopo High Court in...
Call for probe as pads pile up in KZN
Call for probe as pads pile up in KZN
At least two teacher unions in KwaZulu-Natal say the provincial department of education is “in crisis” and that its project to distribute...

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