Limpopo Textbooks

Don’t hold us accountable to our policies: department

The Basic Education Department says their policies for textbook delivery don't have a place in the court room.

Single textbook option slammed

Storm of opposition greets the government’s plan of ?‘one book per subject, per grade, per language’.

Motshekga to challenge textbook ruling

The basic education department will appeal a court ruling despite hundreds of pupils not having all their textbooks months into the school year.

A textbook case for stronger action

The recent Limpopo textbook judgment could have been more helpful on the question of relief for the violation of rights.

Judge says textbooks a political issue

Education activists have been advised to take their concerns on the delivery of textbooks to opposition parties, and not bother the courts.

The state must do textbooks by the book

Have lessons from the 2012 textbook crisis led to reforms that will ensure it can't recur?

Limpopo textbook case should not have reached court, says govt

According to government, Section27's Limpopo textbook case is very close to being resolved and should not even have reached the high court.

Masemola’s leadership was a textbook failure

In a controversial move Dickson Masemola, education minister for Limpopo, has been tipped to take over the province's premiership.

Rural Limpopo sold short on books

Many grade 11 pupils don’t have all their books but teachers have been told not to talk about it.

ANC tears into FNB over ‘political statement’

First National Bank's adverts calling for change in SA has been slammed by the ANC, with its youth league saying the campaign bordered on treason.

Lies, damned lies and advertising

The state should only use public funds to put its view across if the media fails to do so, says Jacques du Preez.

All textbooks deserve attention

The Limpopo saga has led many to lose sight of the larger curriculum picture.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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