Department of Education

 
Tensions simmer over first-year university enrolments for 2017
Tensions simmer over first-year university enrolments for 2017
The South African Students Congress (Sasco) has warned that students will revolt if the department of higher education and training reduces...
​Don’t blame neoliberalism, blame the state
​Don’t blame neoliberalism, blame the state
POVERTYEducation, healthcare, housing, electricity, water and other essential services can be provided by the market or by the state, and...
[Video]Pupil transport: How far would you walk to get an education?
[Video]Pupil transport: How far would you walk to get an education?
The M&G visited Nquthu, in Kwa-Zulu Natal, where we documented the plight of learners in the area, revealing their daily struggle to get to school.
A present with poor education leads to a future with no hope
A present with poor education leads to a future with no hope
A better life for children, is a better life for everyone. No South African child should suffer a poor education, especially when they are so...
School textbooks present Mandela as 'messianic myth'
School textbooks present Mandela as 'messianic myth'
The “mega myth” of former president Nelson Mandela as “messiah” and saviour is actively being strengthened in school history textbooks...
Motshekga to challenge textbook ruling
Motshekga to challenge textbook ruling
The basic education department will approach the Constitutional Court to appeal against a ruling over the delivery of school textbooks in...
DA's find not textbooks but leftover manuals, says department
DA's find not textbooks but leftover manuals, says department
Limpopo's education department on Thursday called false claims that undelivered textbooks were found in a warehouse in Fetakgomo.
Human rights commission to probe Limpopo school toilets
Human rights commission to probe Limpopo school toilets
The South African Human Rights Commission will investigate sanitation in schools across Limpopo after a grade R pupil fell into a pit toilet and...
Ramphele is wrong, says education department
Ramphele is wrong, says education department
"The statement made by ... Ramphele regarding education as reported in the media is not only baseless, but devoid of truth," the...
Bloem teacher, principal suspended for alleged racism
Bloem teacher, principal suspended for alleged racism
In a grade seven classroom at the Wilgehof Primary School in Bloemfontein, the old South African flag was reportedly on display, as well...
ANC has not built one mud school
ANC has not built one mud school
Often there are things we let go in our democratic space – itself a hard-won product of the democratic struggles led by the ANC and won with...
DA refuses to retract Limpopo textbook claims
DA refuses to retract Limpopo textbook claims
"It is increasingly undeniable that there are severe shortages in many schools across Limpopo," said Democratic Alliance MP Jacques...

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