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Eastern Cape intervention gets results
Eastern Cape intervention gets results
For close to a decade, the Eastern Cape has been the worst province for basic education and its matric pass rate has hovered between 50% and...
Review school admissions policies
Review school admissions policies
Because the admission policy and practices of some schools have been in the media for the exclusionary effects they have on black pupils, the...
Unisa campus shutdown enters fourth day, talks unsuccessful
Unisa campus shutdown enters fourth day, talks unsuccessful
Talks between National Student Representative Council (NSRC) members and the University of South Africa (Unisa) ended unsatisfactorily on Wednesday...
Limpopo's top performing schools under pressure as parents seek places for children
Limpopo's top performing schools under pressure as parents seek places for children
Top performing schools in the rural areas of Limpopo are facing increasing demand from parents who want to secure places for their children.
Too late to register children for school on Wednesday — Lesufi
Too late to register children for school on Wednesday — Lesufi
According to Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi,“If you are registering your child for the first time today, your child will be placed last....
Eastern Cape joins 70% performance club
Eastern Cape joins 70% performance club
Teacher unions and provincial leaders have commended the department of basic education and the class of 2018 results — noting the hard work and...
Education shows improvements
Education shows improvements
Farm, township and rural schools are producing more pupils eligible to study at university than affluent schools, “an unthinkable trend in the...
Meet some of the top matrics for 2018
Meet some of the top matrics for 2018
Out of more than 800 000 pupils who sat for the national senior certificate exams, 29 have been selected as the top matric pupils for 2018.
IEB matric results: 98.9% pass rate
IEB matric results: 98.9% pass rate
The Independent Examination Board (IEB) class of 2018 has scored a 98.9% pass rate with just a 0.2% increase from 2017.
School history curriculum overhaul mooted
School history curriculum overhaul mooted
The history curriculum is due for a major makeover in a bid to make the curriculum Afrocentric and relevant to South African learners.
This is how feeder zones will work
This is how feeder zones will work
The 2017 school year began with tensions between the Gauteng department of education and two high schools in Pretoria, Hoërskool Overkruin and...
Stalwarts shop for education ideas
Stalwarts shop for education ideas
In a swanky ballroom at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Hong Kong, Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor and freedom fighter, former Mozambican...
Raymond Suttner's long walk to graduation
Raymond Suttner's long walk to graduation
Fifty years after his thesis was withdrawn on political grounds, Raymond Suttner will, today, be awarded his master of laws degree. At 23, Suttner...
Chinese will not take over our classrooms
Chinese will not take over our classrooms
The not-so-recent and not-so-minimal investments in the South African economy by Chinese corporations, and the Chinese government itself through...

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