Panyaza Lesufi

Education MEC promises to take Gauteng classrooms into the future

Panyaza Lesufi has boldly claimed that every chalkboard in every matric classroom will be replaced with a smart board by July.

Private schools do not stand apart

Make no mistake: the autonomy of such institutions does not trump the Constitution.

Lesufi acting education DG after Soobrayan ‘redeployed’

Panyaza Lesufi will replace former education DG Bobby Soobrayan, who has been "redeployed" to "other responsibilities in government".

Motshekga agrees to abide by court order on school infrastructure

Equal Education says it won in this settlement with the basic education minister, while the department says it was the one vindicated with the ruling.

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.

‘Alarm’ at SA pupils’ lack of HIV/Aids knowledge

Research conducted in South Africa shows two thirds of the grade 6 learners surveyed did not know enough about HIV/Aids to protect their health.

Eastern Cape teacher strike could hit exams

The South African Democratic Teachers' Union could not guarantee that a strike by 53 000 teachers would not disrupt matric exams.

Frenzied bid to avert EC teachers’ matric exam strike

The department of basic education is scrambling to avert a possible strike by 53 000 teachers -- in the middle of the matric exams.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories