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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...
Pit toilet case: 'Accidents do happen'
Pit toilet case: 'Accidents do happen'
After a meticulous case was argued by Michael Komape’s family — about why the state was liable for the family’s pain and suffering,...
‘Parents, NGOs must pay for school toilets’
‘Parents, NGOs must pay for school toilets’
Counsel for the state this week said that providing toilets at public schools cannot “solely” be the responsibility of the department of...
A mother grieves: Our family is devastated
A mother grieves: Our family is devastated
The image of a boy’s hand sticking out of a pit toilet is printed on the white T-shirts worn by people huddled together in a packed courtroom at...
We all shat on this child’s dignity
We all shat on this child’s dignity
It is impossible for me to imagine the lifelong pain of thinking daily about your child’s lifeless little body in a pit latrine, only his hand...
Education department backs Maritzburg College pupils’ shirt protest
Education department backs Maritzburg College pupils’ shirt protest
It is hypocritical for schools to teach pupils to be politically conscious and then discourage them from voicing political views, says Elijah...
Parents must be the solution to violence in schools
Parents must be the solution to violence in schools
The Department of Education in KwaZulu-Natal has called on parents, communities and all other stakeholders to come together to combat school...
Principal and team removed from school for "concealing" sexual abuse of pupils
Principal and team removed from school for "concealing" sexual abuse of pupils
The Gauteng department of education has removed the principal of the primary school in Soweto where over 50 pupils were allegedly sexually...
Fears of more school disruptions in Limpopo
Fears of more school disruptions in Limpopo
A top-level Committee meeting at Parliament on Tuesday heard that another shutdown could happen soon again in the volatile region of Vuwani,...
Klipspruit West SGB dissolved, teaching expected to continue
Klipspruit West SGB dissolved, teaching expected to continue
The School Governing Body (SGB) at Klipspruit-West Secondary School has been dissolved, however, teaching is expected to continue on Tuesday, the...

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