Department of Education

 
Limpopo’s number of pit toilets don’t add up
Limpopo’s number of pit toilets don’t add up
Polly Boshielo, the Limpopo MEC for education, has committed to eliminating pit toilets in the province by the end of this financial year. Giving...
Motshekga delivers education plans in budget vote
Motshekga delivers education plans in budget vote
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced 11 priorities that her department will focus on for the 2019 medium-term strategic framework. ...
Leadership can fix poor schooling
Leadership can fix poor schooling
The Fezile Dabi district has consistently been one of the best-performing districts contributing to the Free State department of education’s...
Still fighting “black privilege” in fair Cape
Still fighting “black privilege” in fair Cape
Privilege (n): a special right or advantage that only one person or group has.
Kader Asmal Award
Kader Asmal Award
The Kader Asmal Award is one of the most recent categories. The late Professor Asmal conceptualised and pioneered the awards in 2000.
Pupils at four Eastern Cape schools get ticket to ride
Pupils at four Eastern Cape schools get ticket to ride
The Eastern Cape department of education has agreed to provide transport to pupils who are walking 10km or more to school.
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...

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