Department Of Education

Get over the No 1 matric obsession

The obsessive drive by provincial departments of education to be ranked the best performing province in...

Limpopo schools continue to lag on the safe sanitation front

Expediture on infrastructure by the province’s education department is only 24% of the budget

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

Leadership can fix poor schooling

School district officials and principals can achieve great results if they collaborate meaningfully

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

South Africa’s schools must be able to produce youth ready for the fouth industrial revolution

Students need to learn to lead

Needless confrontations are pitting young people against those who try to take education forward

Almost 120 000 placement offers made to parents for Gauteng schools — Lesufi

When the application process was opened in April, approximately 300 000 people applied

Pupils feel the heat of arsonists

The basic education departments cannot afford to replace or refurbish schools burnt in protests

Letters to the Editor: June 22 to 28

Our readers write in about unlocking youth power and the evolution of the school curriculum

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'

South Africa’s reading crisis: Focus on the root cause, not the peripherals

Initiatives to tackle South Africa's reading crisis must take the country's realities into account

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.