Angie Motshekga

‘Suspend June school holidays’

Schools were supposed to open on April 14, but with the lockdown only ending on April 16, they will remain closed

Government’s plan for universities and schools – the story so far

Ministers outline initiatives and the plans for all education institutions

No plans to close schools as country confirms seven coronavirus cases

Despite the increasing number of cases in South Africa, there will be no school closures yet

Five changes that can fix the school system

These include improving teachers’ knowledge and pay, and teaching in the mother tongue

Get over the No 1 matric obsession

The obsessive drive by provincial departments of education to be ranked the best performing province in...

Weak matrics culled for better results

Just 7% of learners writing a two-year matric programme created to help them passed and a mere 0.003% got distinctions

Ring the bell: School is back in session for the 2020 academic year

Provincial departments of education have reiterated their readiness for the 2020 academic year. As such, teaching...

Matric class hits 80% pass mark for the first time

With an 81.3% pass rate, the 2019 class has shown improvement, even in provinces with traditionally poor results

Motshekga congratulates poor, rural schools for producing brilliant learners

With 12-million students in 26 000 schools, the education system is under pressure to teach the next generation. Education minister says it’s working

Motshekga delivers education plans in pre-budget vote media briefing

Minister says key focus will be on teaching children in early grades to read and do maths

MECs, not Angie, have to fix schools

Contrary to popular belief, the real power in education lies not at state level but with the provinces

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories