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Limpopo social development lambasted for not supporting Mbilwi school after suicide of Lufuno Mavhunga

The department appeared before the commission hearings on issues of bullying and corporal punishment in schools

Abusive teachers still slip through system, council for educators admits

The council told the Human Rights Commission that “systemic gaps” and weak controls mean teachers found guilty of offences could still be found in the system

Kaluke Mawila: The university campus principal who leads from the heart

It was people’s warmth towards Kaluke Mawila that set the tone for how she manages the George campus of Nelson Mandela University

Principals put lid on learner abuse

The Human Rights Commission inquiry into bullying and sex at schools in Limpopo has heard that some principals don’t report cases of a sexual nature that involve teachers and learners

‘Teachers do not know better than using corporal punishment’

This was revealed on the second day of provincial hearings into bullying, corporal punishment and sexual relations between teachers and learners by the Human Rights Commission

Limpopo teachers put fingers in primary schoolchildren’s underwear, SAHRC hears

The Human Rights Commission in Limpopo is hosting hearings into bullying, corporal punishment and the sexual abuse of learners by teachers in the province

Pandemic leaves 1.4bn learners worldwide behind on education

Human Rights Watch warns that learners may take years to recover from the damage caused by school closures

Avethandwa Nokhangela drowned at an Equal Education camp, and her family wants answers

The family of a drowned schoolgirl says NGO Equal Education must explain why it allowed learners to swim at a dangerous beach with no lifeguards

‘W Cape, fix unplaced pupils crisis’

Civil rights organisations want the department to find a permanent solution to the problem

Education department to run campaign against bullying

Incidents of violence and bullying at schools have been on the spotlight recently

Eastern Cape teenager drowns during an Equal Education leadership camp

The provincial department of education has called for a full investigation into the tragedy, while the organisation said an internal inquiry would be done by the Equal Education Law Centre.

Section 27 back in court to argue for the eradication of pit toilets in Limpopo

Section 27 says the plans the Limpopo department has provided for getting rid of pit toilets are not clear and offer no timelines

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