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More than 11 000 pupils yet to be placed in Western Cape schools
More than 11 000 pupils yet to be placed in Western Cape schools
About 11 200 pupils in the Western Cape are still searching for schools, according to the Western Cape department of education.
Manana's Cubana assault co-accused to plead guilty
Manana's Cubana assault co-accused to plead guilty
The two men believed to have taken part in former deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana's assault on three women in Fourways,...
Learning on an empty stomach: food insecurity hits students hard
Learning on an empty stomach: food insecurity hits students hard
For 21-year-old Tebogo Mabye, finding inexpensive, healthy food has always been a problem. Raised in Hillbrow by a single mother as one of four...
Three years on and no compensation for Limpopo family whose child ‘died like a dog’
Three years on and no compensation for Limpopo family whose child ‘died like a dog’
Provincial education departments faced legal claims of up to R1.5‑billion over the past financial year, according to their annual reports.
Department assets attached after teachers not paid
Department assets attached after teachers not paid
Moveable assets belonging to the basic education department have been attached after it failed to pay R28-million owed to Eastern Cape teachers,...
Sadtu threatens KZN education dept with mass action
Sadtu threatens KZN education dept with mass action
The South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) on Wednesday threatened mass action if the KwaZulu-Natal education department...
Editorial: Government must answer on education
Editorial: Government must answer on education
Two chilling developments in education this week might appear at first sight to be distinct from each other but, when you link them, they pose some...
[Video]M&G Hangout: EC schools left in the dark
[Video]M&G Hangout: EC schools left in the dark
We speak to our education reporter about her experience in the Eastern Cape where too few teachers and appalling toilets seem to have become the norm.
World Bank: Education the only way to reverse inequality in SA
World Bank: Education the only way to reverse inequality in SA
Inequalities in South Africa are threatening economic growth, with children born into poor families unlikely to ever to escape poverty or reap the...
Masemola: Unfair to blame me for textbook debacle
Masemola: Unfair to blame me for textbook debacle
"It's very, very unfair because people can't take the whole responsibility of the education challenge and place it on Masemola," he...
[Slideshow]Limpopo: The writing is on the wall
[Slideshow]Limpopo: The writing is on the wall
Limpopo's textbook debacle continues to dominate headlines. We take a look at how the crisis has unfolded.
Vavi: Dysfunctional education system keeps apartheid alive
Vavi: Dysfunctional education system keeps apartheid alive
"Education is certainly not free and equal for all, we have huge inequalities in our education provision," Cosatu's general secretary...

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