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Parktown Boys’ High principal fired for tragic death of Enoch Mpianzi

Malcolm Williams was found to have sent schoolboys on an unauthorised trip and failed to ensure the correct roll-call procedures were followed

Lesufi suspends Parktown Boys’ principal after student’s death

Malcolm Williams has been suspended following the death of grade 8 learner Enoch Mpianzi

The art of flouting security

The Gauteng DOE has ticked all the boxes in terms of security for its schools. Yet,there has been a seeming increase in incidents at schools

Crime in schools costs the Gauteng department of education R121-million

In less than eight months the department has had to dig deep in it’s purse and use millions that could have provided much needed resources in schools

Parents scrambling to get spaces in Gauteng schools

New application system allows children to apply for schools further than 30km from their home -- with 320 000 spaces available

Financial strains may mean some pupils won’t find schools in 2018

The Gauteng Department of Education is under immense financial pressure, trying to place 63 456 students before the school year for 2018 starts.

Security guard to appear in court for sexually assaulting minors

A security guard at a school in Soweto will appear in court over alleged sexual assault on more than 50 pupils

Private schools do not stand apart

Make no mistake: the autonomy of such institutions does not trump the Constitution.

Crisis at schools goes unreported

No national statistics exist for corporal punishment in South African schools and although it is illegal, it is still commonly applied.

Anger tears Pretoria East school apart

Parents claim child abuse and financial mismanagement is rife at Glenstantia Primary School but expert says teachers often lack support.

Parents to blame for exclusion

The Gauteng education department's Charles Phahlane asks how journalists suspect "dilly-dallying" when schools appeal for early registration.

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