school violence

 
Parents must be the solution to violence in schools
Parents must be the solution to violence in schools
The Department of Education in KwaZulu-Natal has called on parents, communities and all other stakeholders to come together to combat school...
Savvy school turns its gang crisis around
Savvy school turns its gang crisis around
Sipho and Lethabo (not their real names) were good friends when they started high school in 2013 at Badirile High School in Khutsong, Carletonville, west of Johannesburg....
Policing alone won't reduce violence at schools
Policing alone won't reduce violence at schools
Crime and violence permeates our homes and neighbourhoods. It has even permeated our schools, with available statistics suggesting that one in five...
Favour rigorous debate, not security
Favour rigorous debate, not security
SECURITYA short paragraph titled “Security Enhancements” recently appeared in the University of the Witwatersrand’s internal newsletter. “The university is investigating the possibility of enhancing its security provisions on campus,” it read. “These enhancements may...
Avaaz campaigners call on Motshekga to stop school violence
Avaaz campaigners call on Motshekga to stop school violence
Almost 23 000 South Africans had, by Tuesday evening, signed an online petition lobbying Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to investigate...
There are better ways to deal with school violence
There are better ways to deal with school violence
Despite many national and provincial government initiatives to keep learners safe, school violence has become worse – in frequency and intensity...
School-fight websites incite further violence, say experts
School-fight websites incite further violence, say experts
Violence at schools will only get worse if it is seemingly rewarded by websites that publish videos and pictures of fights involving pupils, experts...
Glenvista pupil suspended for allegedly attacking teacher
Glenvista pupil suspended for allegedly attacking teacher
Authorities at Glenvista High School have suspended a grade eight pupil who assaulted a male teacher. The pupil is now facing a disciplinary...
Class warfare rife among SA schools
Class warfare rife among SA schools
More than half of the pupils who were surveyed in a new study by Unisa on school ­violence say they have been victims of abuse — and...
Hlayiseka tackles violence
Hlayiseka tackles violence
Hlayiseka is a Tsonga word which means "be safe" and it's also the name of a school intervention which aims to equip South African schools burdened...
Alleged sword killer's case postponed
Alleged sword killer's case postponed
The case against a matric pupil who allegedly killed a fellow pupil with a sword was on Friday postponed for the second time in the Krugersdorp...
School violence under the spotlight
School violence under the spotlight
A 17-year-old boy was arrested after being found in possession of an unlicensed firearm at a school in Jabulani, Soweto, Johannesburg police said...

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