Gauteng Education Department

 
Midnight deadline for Gauteng school applications
Midnight deadline for Gauteng school applications
Monday is the last day for parents of Grades one and eight pupils to apply online and secure a space for their children in Gauteng schools in...
Parktown Boys' teacher to be held accountable for alleged racist rant
Parktown Boys' teacher to be held accountable for alleged racist rant
The Gauteng education department said it would make sure that a Parktown Boys' High School teacher is held accountable for an alleged racist...
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.
Gauteng education committee calls for fewer disruptions in 2018
Gauteng education committee calls for fewer disruptions in 2018
The chairperson of Gauteng's portfolio committee on education has urged parents to not disrupt schools in 2018, saying last year's countrywide...
Number of pupils awaiting placement in Gauteng schools reduced by 20 000
Number of pupils awaiting placement in Gauteng schools reduced by 20 000
The Gauteng education department has reduced the number of pupils still awaiting placement at schools from 40 000 to 19 913.
Boom in low-fee private schools
Boom in low-fee private schools
At the Spark school in the Johannesburg suburb of Bramley, the pupils wear neat khaki shorts and skirts and navy golf shirts but they come from...
MEC stalls over high school funds row
MEC stalls over high school funds row
Conflict over the squandering of millions of rands at Johannesburg's Glenvista High School continues to smoulder, as some parents allege that,...
Dozens of Thembelihle kids not in school yet
Dozens of Thembelihle kids not in school yet
About 40 Thembelihle children have been denied access to schools because of the Gauteng education department's incompetency, their parents...
'Attacks on black pupils must end'
'Attacks on black pupils must end'
A coalition of community members and parents intends to march on Hoër Volkskool in Heidelberg, southeast of Johannesburg, on October 7 in...
Gauteng school bus contract suspended
Gauteng school bus contract suspended
The Gauteng department of education has suspended all its contracted company's buses following an accident in which 38 pupils were injured.
Some Thembelihle pupils find schools, while others wait
Some Thembelihle pupils find schools, while others wait
The majority of Thembelihle learners who were without schools four weeks ago have been placed, but 10 unlucky learners are still struggling to find...
Thembelihle pupils locked out of schools yet again
Thembelihle pupils locked out of schools yet again
Gauteng education department officials this week dilly-dallied in intervening in the exclusion of pupils living in Thembelihle -- an informal...

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