Department of Basic Education

 
Call for probe as pads pile up in KZN
Call for probe as pads pile up in KZN
At least two teacher unions in KwaZulu-Natal say the provincial department of education is “in crisis” and that its project to distribute...
​Unembargoed: March 16 to 22
​Unembargoed: March 16 to 22
A five-year old girl has perished in the Eastern Cape, bringing school infrastructure into focus
Another child dies in a pit latrine
Another child dies in a pit latrine
Her name is Lumka Mketwa and she was five years old.
Partial settlement agreed in Michael Komape case
Partial settlement agreed in Michael Komape case
The defendants in the Michael Komape case have already settled...
Michael Komape’s death haunted his sister’s dreams for over a year, court hears
Michael Komape’s death haunted his sister’s dreams for over a year, court hears
Little Michael Komape loved books, he spent most of his time reading. He was a good listener, did not like to fight and was very neat.
School tried to conceal Michael Komape’s death, court hears
School tried to conceal Michael Komape’s death, court hears
The Limpopo High Court heard today how the governing body of Mahlodumela Primary School and its management team tried to conceal the news of the...
Michael Komape's mother relives seeing her dead son's hand inside a pit toilet
Michael Komape's mother relives seeing her dead son's hand inside a pit toilet
It is almost three years since Michael Komape died and his family is yet to receive an apology from the Department of Basic Education, Limpopo...
Dismissed student teachers are suspicious of ‘untrustworthy’ education NPO
Dismissed student teachers are suspicious of ‘untrustworthy’ education NPO
A group of teaching students in Cape Town are accusing education non-profit organisation (NPO) Numeric...
Maths is still compulsory, education department insists
Maths is still compulsory, education department insists
The Department of Basic Education has reiterated that it will not be removing Maths for Grades 7 to 9, after several news reports indicated that it...
Racial bias alleged in bursary court case
Racial bias alleged in bursary court case
Trade union Solidarity has taken the department of basic education to court over a bursary for teachers, saying the criteria used to select...
Success needs a solid foundation
Success needs a solid foundation
The oft-used phrase “The devil in the detail” — which is also the title of a recently published book on the arms deal by Paul Holden and...
Angie Motshekga: Skills revolution needed
Angie Motshekga: Skills revolution needed
Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga said one of the most urgent issues the ANC policy conference needs to discuss is the transformation of...

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