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More provinces involved in matric exam paper leak

The first investigation into the maths paper two leak is expected to be concluded by the end of November.

Open schools mean full tummies as feeding schemes resume

About four in five learners in the country’s poorest schools rely on the one meal they receive at school, but they weren’t able to get it for more than four months, during which child hunger increased because of the pandemic

The department must communicate the same message to prevent confusion

What is most crucial is that the department of education communicates a clear and concise message to parents and caregivers to avoid unnecessary panic and further confusion

Department warns schools about reopening prematurely

Despite the government saying it could be June before schools begin reopening, some have already called teachers in and held parents’ meetings in preparation for opening sooner

Pupils feel the heat of arsonists

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

Michael Komape’s family likely to appeal dismissal of claim – lawyer

Michael's parents lodged several claims against the Basic Education Department after their five-year-old drowned in a pit latrine in 2014

Dismissed student teachers are suspicious of ‘untrustworthy’ education NPO

Some students say that NPO Numeric has an illegitimate relationship with bursary scheme Funza Lushaka, as it uses student bursaries to fund itself.

Creating space for the people

The Limpopo Province project of the Mogalakwena Craft Art Development has been awarded Cultural Development Project of the Year for 2003. The members of the foundation are in distinguished company, having received their accolade alongside the Creative Inner City Initiative (CICI) in this category.

A voice of authority in the arts

Most people would see Bongani Madondo, a journalist of about 10 years, as yet another dreadlocked resident of Yeoville in Johannesburg -- but in arts and culture circles, he is a voice to be reckoned with. He is also this year's recipient of a prestigious Arts and Culture Trust Award for Journalist of the Year.

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Festive Reading

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

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Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

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