The department committed to replacing the school with a brick-and-mortar structure more than five years ago
The South African Weather Service has issued a level 5 warning for KwaZulu-Natal as flooding leaves the province at a standstill, and schools close early
Nine years after grade R learner Michael Komape drowned in a pit toilet, 2 334 schools in the province still have these structures on their premises
Despite the high court ruling against using schools during rallies and elections, political parties continue to use students and campuses
The government must prioritise providing quality education to all so no child is left behind and reverse the shocking lack of resources and school drop-out rate
Rural and township schools are badly affected by natural disasters and the government seems not to care
Only 1 394 out of 292 145 applications for grade one and grade eight placements still need to be placed in Gauteng schools
Parents are increasingly home schooling their children but there are drawbacks
The family of 10-year-old Shakirah Hajji and her Westville home disappeared in a mudslide. She is just one of many desperate children harmed by the KwaZulu-Natal floods
After two years away, Ugandan children are finally making their way back to school. Some of them, anyway . . .
Learners from grade R to 12 return on Wednesday to school for a new academic year.
Schools that boast of perfect pass rates often do so at the expense of weaker learners who are rooted out well ahead of the final exams.
The new St John’s Preparatory School building offers a space that encourages collaboration, complex problem-solving and creativity
The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in the country’s schools closing and teachers being left without jobs
In the round-up: Covid-19; the obscenity of Western countries; closing schools for the rest of the year; and Samuel Eto’o declares his candidacy
‘He was like a loving father,’ says community member of murdered teacher in Philippi, Western Cape
How Covid-19 has intensified the physical and emotional burdens placed on children’s shoulders.
Empowering her people through music and education, Maggie Mkandawire fights the Covid-19 pandemic in her own unique way
Children are being deprived not only of education, but also nutrition. Governments and the international community must secure these inalienable rights
Vaccination capacity to be increased as the government announces financial support measures for those affected by Covid-19 restrictions and the recent civil unrest
People who have had Covid-19 in the past 30 days or who have had a flu shot in the past 14 days will be vaccinated at a later date
More than half a million basic education-sector workers are set to receive the vaccination in the next two weeks
The learner was 13 when the alleged rapes started, and they continued for two years until she asked to be moved to another school
Sharing resources can ensure no child will be left behind
Education department implements the ban with immediate effect and will monitor the situation until outbreaks cease
Human Rights Watch warns that learners may take years to recover from the damage caused by school closures
Audit firm PwC said R500-million irregular expenditure incurred by the Free State education department is related to an unsolicited bid by the Kagiso Shanduka Trust to improve schools
The Eldorado Park school that chased Lesufi away four years ago is still in limbo without a permanent principal and infrastructure is deteriorating
People with autism spectrum disorder are vulnerable but they are stigmatised and education for them is not inclusive
New regulations give direction on what sanctions should be imposed on disgraceful teachers, including lifetime bans for serious offences
Some think that putting women in sticky situations when they reach the top is setting them up for failure, but the opposite could be true
In the frantic pursuit of patriarchal ideas of manhood, boys often lose their ability to love — this paves the way for cruelty and violence