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Transformation plan bears fruit for Eastern Cape

The province attained the highest improvement rate in the country

Champion of the learning foundation phase dies

MEC Mandla Makupula was a stickler for detail, and lifted the provincial education department out of crisis

Obituary for the late Mandla Makupula, MEC of Education in the Eastern Cape

A true soldier of the struggle, till the very end

Education is for everyone

Mandla Makupula was a fearless and straight-talking activist

Teaching in the mother tongue

The MTBBE programme is an important part of decolonisation

South African schools’ toilet facilities: A shame and a disgrace

Interventions should be about building facilities that offer dignity to our children

Eastern Cape mud schools progress stalls

Hundreds of makeshift schools still exist in the province, despite a 2016 deadline for fixing them

Equal Education must get its facts straight

'The article’s unsubstantiated information is best described as an attack on the CDC’s integrity'

Laptops just ornaments for Eastern Cape teachers who are not trained to use them

The department of education has spent about R260-million on laptops with the expectation that the technology would be used for administration.

Eastern Cape education department aims to improve

The province with the lowest matric pass rate in the country has begun looking honestly at its failures with input from employees, parents and pupils.

School toilets still the pits

Mtundini Saphepha, a caretaker at a primary school, recounts how he was stuck in excreta when a latrine collapsed.

Special Investigating Unit to probe Eastern Cape education

The troubled education department will be probed but there are doubts this will make any difference.

Eastern Cape ‘cannot pay’ teachers

But the department’s excuse is untenable in law and fact, says the Legal Resource Centre.

A lesson in shifting the teacher vacancies blame

Court action is to blame for teacher vacancies, says the Eastern Cape education department.

If Motshekga doesn’t pay up she could be taking the bus home

Cars from the minister’s office have been attached to ensure the education department coughs up the R28-million it owes in teacher salaries.

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