Gauteng Education Department

 
Gauteng’s education inequality is being addressed
Gauteng’s education inequality is being addressed
Thandi has passed matric with flying colours. She has been accepted at the University of Cape Town, but has no laptop. At least she is tech-savvy....
Too late to register children for school on Wednesday — Lesufi
Too late to register children for school on Wednesday — Lesufi
According to Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi,“If you are registering your child for the first time today, your child will be placed last....
Editorial: New school rules rule
Editorial: New school rules rule
Pupils should not have to wake up before dawn to travel to distant suburbs to get what is perceived to be a good education, or at least a better...
This is how feeder zones will work
This is how feeder zones will work
The 2017 school year began with tensions between the Gauteng department of education and two high schools in Pretoria, Hoërskool Overkruin and...
Gauteng school feeder zones expanded to 30km
Gauteng school feeder zones expanded to 30km
After almost two years, the Gauteng education department has expanded the province’s feeder zones for schools in a bid to address apartheid...
Instil discipline in schools but don’t break the pupils
Instil discipline in schools but don’t break the pupils
Recent incidents of indiscipline and violence in schools have again shone a spotlight on the question of discipline, or lack thereof, in schools....
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...

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