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Learners take Motshekga to court over matric rewrite

This is after the minister announced on Friday that there would be a rewrite of the two subjects that have been leaked to protect the integrity of the exams

High-risk teachers vulnerable to Covid-19 now know how they will be treated

Protocols have now been established for school educators who are aged 60 and above and for those with comorbidities

Schools reopening terrifies me

It’s not just me who’s worried. Teachers unions are concerned about the capacity of schools to operate safely — and rightly so

Plan outpaces the learners and teachers

I recently bumped into a friend who is an experienced teacher at a suburban primary school and who generally loves his work. But he...

Teacher unions to block members invigilating assessments

Five teacher unions have declared they will prevent their members from invigilating the Annual National Assessments until reforms are implemented.

Sadtu march: ‘Run Angie, run’

Classrooms stood empty as Sadtu members took to the streets calling for Angie Motshekga and Bobby Soobrayan to step down immediately.

Opposition parties slate Zuma’s SONA, but only just

Although opposition parties criticised President Jacob Zuma's acceptance of education and employment statistics, they were less scathing this year.

DA: Make teaching an essential service

The DA on Monday renewed its call for teaching to be declared an essential service and urged teachers belonging to Sadtu to resign from the union.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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