Eastern Cape education department

 
Eastern Cape education department aims to improve
Eastern Cape education department aims to improve
South Africa’s worst-performing provincial education department has started the process of taking a long and hard look at its many failures, with...
School toilets still the pits
School toilets still the pits
On August 19, I arrived at Kalalo Primary School in Mqanduli in the Eastern Cape, as I have for the past 10 years. As always, I got to school before...
Special Investigating Unit to probe Eastern Cape education
Special Investigating Unit to probe Eastern Cape education
On June 24 President Jacob Zuma signed a proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate what has been described as...
The worst education department in South Africa: A timeline
The worst education department in South Africa: A timeline
What happened in the Eastern Cape education department to warrant an investigation by the Special Investigating Unit?...
Eastern Cape 'cannot pay' teachers
Eastern Cape 'cannot pay' teachers
The Eastern Cape education department says budgetary constraints are among the reasons it has failed to pay teacher salaries at 90 schools.
A lesson in shifting the teacher vacancies blame
A lesson in shifting the teacher vacancies blame
The Eastern Cape education department has still not filled hundreds of vacant teacher posts, and is blaming its failure to do so on the schools...
Schools unite to fix salary snarl-ups
Schools unite to fix salary snarl-ups
"This might have bad repercussions for me, but I am desperate enough to talk to you. I speak nothing but the truth. About 80 of my pupils don’t...
Eastern Cape pupils picket against shoddy school
Eastern Cape pupils picket against shoddy school
Pupils at a rural school in the Eastern Cape which is short of eight teachers, hundreds of textbooks and does not have running water, picketed...
In Queen's Mercy, pupils pull back from the brink
In Queen's Mercy, pupils pull back from the brink
The young men sit tightly next to each other on the beds in their hostel room at Moshesh Senior Secondary School in rural Eastern Cape. It is...
Our courts are schooling the state
Our courts are schooling the state
In the case of Madzodzo vs Minister of Basic Education last month, Judge Glenn Goosen of the Mthatha high court found that the state's failure...
Matric watchdog worried about exams in Limpopo, E Cape
Matric watchdog worried about exams in Limpopo, E Cape
Declaring itself ready for the upcoming matriculation examination, quality assurer Umalusi on Monday said it was concerned about smooth running of...

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