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Takalani Sesame muppets visiting your town

To celebrate 10 years of success the Takalani Sesame muppets will be conducting a tour of the country.

Spelling it out

Well Worn, an interactive theatre company, has produced an educational play to help learners and teachers deal with mounting environmental problems.

HIV/Aids:Know the basics

<strong>What is HIV?</strong>

UJ launches innovative initiative for principals

The DBSA has donated half a million rand 'technical assistance grant" to the UJ to design an nnovative educational leadership initiative.

Cosas suspends protest over drag-race victims

Cosas bowed to community pressure and called off its protest action in Soweto.

DUT closes campus

The management of the besieged Durban University of Technology, which experienced violent protest on its campus this week has decided to suspend all academic activities.

Gauteng DoE woos retired teachers

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) is inviting retired teachers and principals to a seminar this week in Midrand to see how it could use them to help in classrooms or in the general running of schools.

Mpumalanga Premier promises to stop matric exam leaks

The premier of Mpumalanga province, David Mabuza, has announced a range of interventions to stop the rot within the provincial education department's examinations unit.

Indigenous inspiration

A teacher in rural Lesotho has won plaudits for her project which uses Information and communication technologies (ICT) to educate learners and the community about indigenous plants.

No-fees schools to be expanded

The department of education is pushing ahead with plans to expand the no-fees school programme in a move that has drawn mixed reactions by school governing body organisations.

Happy World Teachers’ Day

Happy World Teachers Day!

Meet the microbiologist

<strong>Lucille Blumberg</strong>

A compass that seeks out knowledge

Mohau Pheko is a political economist, an expert on African issues, a columnist, businesswoman, feminist, a researcher and policy analyst. She grew up...

Register now for 2010 school year

With the end of the 2009 school year in sight, August and September have been set aside for parents to enrol their children in schools for the 2010 academic year.

Earth’s icy treasure

Antarctica is the coldest, windiest and driest place on Earth. It is almost entirely covered in ice. The lowest temperature measured was -88&ordm;C. In the interior, wind speeds reach up to 350 km/h. The annual rainfall is about 50mm inland and 35mm along the coast (South Africa's average annual rainfall is 464mm, and the world average is 857mm). During summer, Antarctica has 24-hour days and no nights, whereas in winter, there are 24-hour nights and the sun never rises for about one month.

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Mboweni says no more Zondo funding as court extends commission’s lifespan

The finance minister suggests money should be found from the cash-strapped justice department

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

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