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Minister shows her ignorance with  ‘educated men don’t rape’ remarks

Angie Motshekga was speaking to learners in a secondary school in Pretoria

Teachers applying for jobs must be vetted more strictly

Two women in Mpumalanga taught children for 11 years without the necessary qualifications. They are not the only ones to have slipped through the screening system

Teachers having sexual relationships with learners is illegal

The Sexual Offences Act criminalises sex with a person under the age of 16 by a person over the age of 18

Council of Educators yet to access sex offenders register when vetting teachers

​The SA Council of Educators has conceded that it has not used the Sex Offenders Register to vet teachers as it doesn't have access to it

‘Teacher called my daughter a witch’

​The family of an Eastern Cape primary school pupil has obtained a court order against a teacher they allege has been tormenting their child

No job for sex predator principal

The former headmaster of a Gauteng school has lost his fight in the labour court to be reinstated

Internships would spawn ace teachers

Students studying to be teachers by distance learning should be given more time in classrooms

Private schools not above the law

The Constitution rules against discrimination and for the protection of children at all schools

Crisis at schools goes unreported

No national statistics exist for corporal punishment in South African schools and although it is illegal, it is still commonly applied.

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State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

Mpumalanga land claimants have been failed by state organs, whose officials are not helping them to remove land invaders, despite a court order

Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

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