Panyaza Lesufi

 
‘Bright’ learner fatally shot outside Katlehong school
‘Bright’ learner fatally shot outside Katlehong school
A Grade 6 learner from a primary school in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni — who was shot in the crossfire between two rival taxi associations —...
The art of flouting security
The art of flouting security
The Gauteng department of education has ticked all the boxes in terms of security for its schools, teachers and pupils. Yet, despite many...
Crime in schools costs the Gauteng department of education R121-million
Crime in schools costs the Gauteng department of education R121-million
The Gauteng department of education says it has spent over a R121-million at 256 schools in the province since the start of the year, as a result...
Pre-grade R is on the timetable
Pre-grade R is on the timetable
South Africa’s education system, and the departments involved, have long been criticised for their seeming preoccupation with matric results....
Schools shouldn’t be political bait
Schools shouldn’t be political bait
Government’s response to protesters burning down schools seems to have taken a different direction. Gauteng MEC of education Panyaza Lesufi...
Lesufi back in education a day after being sworn-in as finance MEC
Lesufi back in education a day after being sworn-in as finance MEC
Panyaza Lesufi is back as MEC for education.
Premiers signal virtue in provinces
Premiers signal virtue in provinces
Most provinces have scaled back on their inauguration ceremonies to cut costs, but Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has gone a step further,...
MECs, not Angie, have to fix schools
MECs, not Angie, have to fix schools
With the exception of the Free State and the Western Cape, which have kept Tate Makgoe and Debbie Schafer respectively, there are new faces in the...
Parents scrambling to get spaces in Gauteng schools
Parents scrambling to get spaces in Gauteng schools
The Gauteng Department of Education’s online application for next year’s admission for Grade 1 and 8 pupils has already received some 200 000...
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....
Autistic children welcome
Autistic children welcome
Seven-year-old Yola Ndabeni used to live behind locked gates. He was violent. His mother used to hit him because she thought he was naughty. This...
Sona: Politically effective but socially unacceptable
Sona: Politically effective but socially unacceptable
I thought that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation...

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