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Plan in place to recover ‘lost’ school days

Autumn matric camps cancelled as the actions of some provinces accused of being ‘tantamount to treason’ for wanting to keep them open

Delayed supp exams raise red flag

Educators say the state’s Second Chance programme doesn’t provide enough support to pupils who failed matric

Rural teachers to get critical backup from assistants

Treasury has allocated an initial R29.2-million to the rural education assistant project

Late payday highlights plight of grade R teachers

It may still be a year or two before grade R teachers are fully absorbed into the country’s basic education system

Class of 2017 achieves a 75.1% pass rate

Of the number of pupils who passed, 153 610 achieved bachelor, 161 333 diploma and 86 265 higher certificates passes

Debt gobbles teachers’ pensions

Educators want to draw on funds while they are working, rather than resigning to get money

​Naptosa rejects Gauteng department of education’s new teacher requirements

Teachers are refusing unfair labour practice and ensuring they are more than just administrators.

Soobrayan should face consequences of ‘rubber-stamping’ agreement

The basic education department's advocate says Bobby Soobrayan was not authorised to sign the agreement, which makes it null and void.

Cosatu intervenes to end E Cape teachers’ go-slow

Cosatu has been mediating between teachers and the Eastern Cape education department to end the go-slow at schools over poor working conditions.

Teacher bonus ban could head for court

Various organisations are investigating the legal basis on which new regulations can be challenged.

Revamped assessment methods in 2012

The new curriculum and assessment policy (Caps) will enable teachers to spend more time in the classroom.

Sadtu is ‘self-serving’, says DA

A row between Sadtu and the DA is brewing over a Bill that seeks to limit the striking rights of teachers.

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Mpumalanga premier fined for attending Mthembu funeral without a mask

Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane goes into isolation and pledges to buy 1000 masks to show her ‘remorse’

R2.3bn VBS trial expected to only begin in 2022

The state is expected to request a 16 week-long trial, as delays stymie progress in the saga.

Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

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