Eastern Cape Education Department

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.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories