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Eastern Cape intervention gets results

After years of under-performance, the province has shown that things can change for the better

Champion of the learning foundation phase dies

MEC Mandla Makupula was a stickler for detail, and lifted the provincial education department out of crisis

E Cape minister’s quotes ‘taken out of context’

The Eastern Cape education department has defended Mandla Makupula's comments that children have no rights, saying it was taken out of context.

E Cape education minister says children have no rights

Newspapers have reported the Eastern Cape's minister of education said children who are dependent on their parents do not have any rights.

E Cape steps in to rescue schools despite legal battle

Amid legal wrangles with Equal Education over SA's education infrastructure, the Eastern Cape has opted to improve two "appallingly unsafe" schools.

Teacher crisis hobbles Eastern Cape

"Dismal system" means that many schools in the Eastern Cape don't have enough teachers while others have too many of them.

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