Gauteng Department of Education

 
‘Bright’ learner fatally shot outside Katlehong school
‘Bright’ learner fatally shot outside Katlehong school
A Grade 6 learner from a primary school in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni — who was shot in the crossfire between two rival taxi associations —...
The art of flouting security
The art of flouting security
The Gauteng department of education has ticked all the boxes in terms of security for its schools, teachers and pupils. Yet, despite many...
Education MEC blames overaged learners for violence in schools
Education MEC blames overaged learners for violence in schools
The North West MEC for education, Mmaphefo Matsemela, said overage learners perpetuate bullying and gangsterism in schools.
Crime in schools costs the Gauteng department of education R121-million
Crime in schools costs the Gauteng department of education R121-million
The Gauteng department of education says it has spent over a R121-million at 256 schools in the province since the start of the year, as a result...
Parents scrambling to get spaces in Gauteng schools
Parents scrambling to get spaces in Gauteng schools
The Gauteng Department of Education’s online application for next year’s admission for Grade 1 and 8 pupils has already received some 200 000...
Financial strains may mean some pupils won't find schools in 2018
Financial strains may mean some pupils won't find schools in 2018
The Gauteng Department of Education is under immense financial pressure, which may play a role in students not being placed in a school for...
Security guard to appear in court for sexually assaulting minors
Security guard to appear in court for sexually assaulting minors
A 57-year-old man who worked as a security guard at a primary school in Soweto will appear in the Protea magistrate’s court today over allegations that he sexually assaulted over 50 pupils at the school....
Crisis at schools goes unreported
Crisis at schools goes unreported
Corporal punishment is rife in Gauteng schools, even though it is unlawful, according to Childline. The children's rights body said more than 300...
Anger tears Pretoria East school apart
Anger tears Pretoria East school apart
Tempers at a Pretoria East school have reached boiling point and parents have taken legal action against the school's management and the provincial...
Parents to blame for exclusion
Parents to blame for exclusion
How do you arrive at the conclusion ("Thembelihle pupils locked out of schools yet again", January 27) that there was "dilly-dallying" when the man...
Some Gauteng schools to 'defy' exam delay
Some Gauteng schools to 'defy' exam delay
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