School closures

 
Public participation in education under threat
Public participation in education under threat
The minister of basic education, Angie Motshekga, has announced the ministry’s decision to close thousands of small schools across the country,...
Mpumalanga's failing independent schools face closure
Mpumalanga's failing independent schools face closure
Independent schools in Mpumalanga face closure if they fail to produce a matric pass rate of at least 50% for three years in a row, the province's education MEC has said....
St Augustine College closes doors over financial crisis
St Augustine College closes doors over financial crisis
In a shock move, St Augustine College of South Africa, the private and Catholic Church-owned higher education institution in Johannesburg, has...
Grant: Keeping WC schools open has consequences
Grant: Keeping WC schools open has consequences
Provincial minister Donald Grant said the ruling to keep the schools open, made at the end of July, had consequences for any education department...
W Cape schools will not be closed
W Cape schools will not be closed
Western Cape High Court judges Andre le Grange and Nape Dolamo ruled that the reasons given for the closures were brief and that the public...
Confusion over WCape school closures judgment
Confusion over WCape school closures judgment
The provincial ANC caucus sent out a notice to the media and supporters that judgment would be handed down on Friday, based on a...
School closure case ‘political’
School closure case ‘political’
Political mudslinging between the ANC and the Democratic Alliance reignited when the Western Cape education department's decision to close 17...
Grant: Sadtu must pay for schools' legal costs
Grant: Sadtu must pay for schools' legal costs
This emerged in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where the 17 school governing bodies were asking for a review of education provincial...
Education department's legal woes far from over
Education department's legal woes far from over
The wave of litigation that flooded the basic ­education department last year could turn into a tsunami this year, educationists and an already...
Interdict halts closure of Western Cape schools
Interdict halts closure of Western Cape schools
Grant was responding to a decision to rule in favour of 17 schools, their governing bodies and the SA Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu). The...
Western Cape schools seek urgent interdict over closures
Western Cape schools seek urgent interdict over closures
The are seeking an urgent interdict to prevent the education department from closing their doors at the end of the year.
Seven Western Cape schools spared closure
Seven Western Cape schools spared closure
"This is a bitter-sweet victory for us that the department decided to keep seven of the 27 schools open," Save Our Schools campaign...

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