Soweto teacher dismissed for the alleged repeated rape of a learner
/ 14 June 2021

Soweto teacher dismissed for the alleged repeated rape of a learner

The learner was 13 when the alleged rapes started, and they continued for two years until she asked to be moved to another school

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No mercy for teachers who are found guilty of misconduct
/ 17 April 2021

No mercy for teachers who are found guilty of misconduct

New regulations give direction on what sanctions should be imposed on disgraceful teachers, including lifetime bans for serious offences

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Matrics fail at critical subjects
/ 26 February 2021

Matrics fail at critical subjects

The basic education minister talks of quality passes achieved by the class of 2020, but a closer look at the results tells a different story

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Covid sets education back years
/ 30 January 2021

Covid sets education back years

The effects of the pandemic will still be felt by learners entering the school system in 2028

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Pandemic hobbles learners’ futures
/ 21 January 2021

Pandemic hobbles learners’ futures

South African schools have yet to open for the 2021 academic year and experts are sounding the alarm over lost learning time, especially in the crucial grades one and 12

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