Department of Education

 
Fourth industrial revolution must not cement inequality
Fourth industrial revolution must not cement inequality
Leaders from institutions spanning banking, academia and telecommunications bemoan how South Africa is unprepared for the fourth industrial...
Students need to learn to lead
Students need to learn to lead
Student leaders recently attended an indaba with the department of higher education and training on leadership and values.
Almost 120 000 placement offers made to parents for Gauteng schools — Lesufi
Almost 120 000 placement offers made to parents for Gauteng schools — Lesufi
Almost 120 000 offers for Grade 1 and Grade 8 placements in Gauteng schools have been sent out to parents, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said on...
Pupils feel the heat of arsonists
Pupils feel the heat of arsonists
With budget cuts and an infrastructure backlog at the basic education department, it may take a while before the schools that were burnt during...
Letters to the Editor: June 22 to 28
Letters to the Editor: June 22 to 28
Post–1994, a considerable proportion of previously oppressed South Africans have gained access to basic services such as water and sanitation,...
Editorial: History’s crucial lessons
Editorial: History’s crucial lessons
The department of education’s plan to make history compulsory for every learner throughout their schooling career is to be applauded. In a...
South Africa’s reading crisis: Focus on the root cause, not the peripherals
South Africa’s reading crisis: Focus on the root cause, not the peripherals
Nearly a quarter of a century into democracy, four presidents and several curricular revisions later, South Africa has made little headway in its...
Sadtu accuses KZN education dept of mismanaging free sanitary pads project
Sadtu accuses KZN education dept of mismanaging free sanitary pads project
The SA Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) has accused the Department of Education of commercialising the free sanitary pads initiative in KwaZulu-Natal....
Listeriosis: EFF warns education authorities to check pupils' food
Listeriosis: EFF warns education authorities to check pupils' food
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has urged the Department of Basic Education to ensure that food sold to pupils does not contain ingredients...
KZN education dept on brink of collapse, warns Sadtu branch
KZN education dept on brink of collapse, warns Sadtu branch
The KwaZulu-Natal education department dismally failed to prioritise its programmes and is at risk of collapsing, according to the South African...
Court rules in favour of mother tongue education
Court rules in favour of mother tongue education
Are bursary schemes which give preference to students who want to specialise in indigenous African languages and who come from rural areas...

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