Eastern Cape education department

 
Champion of the learning foundation phase dies
Champion of the learning foundation phase dies
The death of education MEC Mandla Makupula has left a difficult void to fill in education in the Eastern Cape. Makupula was the longest-serving...
Obituary for the late Mandla Makupula, MEC of Education in the Eastern Cape
Obituary for the late Mandla Makupula, MEC of Education in the Eastern Cape
Comrade Mandla Makupula was born in the old Tsolo location, Duncan village. He is the son of Mgijima Darius Makupula, u-Mdlangathi, and Evelyn...
Education is for everyone
Education is for everyone
Government officials including Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle and other members of the provincial...
Teaching in the mother tongue
Teaching in the mother tongue
The Eastern Cape education department has pioneered the implementation of Mother Tongue Based Bilingual Education (MTBBE) and wants other provinces...
South African schools’ toilet facilities: A shame and a disgrace
South African schools’ toilet facilities: A shame and a disgrace
Although 41% of schools surveyed by the Water Research Commission were found to employ cleaners, only 25% of the cleaners reported that they...
Eastern Cape mud schools progress stalls
Eastern Cape mud schools progress stalls
The Eastern Cape education department predicts it will have eradicated all mud schools in the province by 2022 — six years later than...
Equal Education must get its facts straight
Equal Education must get its facts straight
We write in response to the article “Equalisers fight for schools not built” (November 3).
Laptops just ornaments for Eastern Cape teachers who are not trained to use them
Laptops just ornaments for Eastern Cape teachers who are not trained to use them
The Eastern Cape department of education has spent millions on an information and communication technologies programme, which includes providing...
Eastern Cape education department aims to improve
Eastern Cape education department aims to improve
South Africa’s worst-performing provincial education department has started the process of taking a long and hard look at its many failures, with...
School toilets still the pits
School toilets still the pits
On August 19, I arrived at Kalalo Primary School in Mqanduli in the Eastern Cape, as I have for the past 10 years. As always, I got to school before...
Special Investigating Unit to probe Eastern Cape education
Special Investigating Unit to probe Eastern Cape education
On June 24 President Jacob Zuma signed a proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate what has been described as...
The worst education department in South Africa: A timeline
The worst education department in South Africa: A timeline
What happened in the Eastern Cape education department to warrant an investigation by the Special Investigating Unit?...

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