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Motshekga delivers education plans in pre-budget vote media briefing

Minister says key focus will be on teaching children in early grades to read and do maths

Home education is a viable alternative

The method is a viable alternative for parents who struggle to get children placed in schools, where high demand has led to limited spaces.

Jail awaits if you fake your matric

Education quality assurer Umalusi has raised a red flag about two websites that sell fake matric certificates, a criminal offence

Private schools not above the law

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

Matric marks adjusted only if necessary

Standardisation eliminates discrepancies that have nothing to do with pupils’ abilities.

Part-time students, full-time cheats: How information blackout damns matrics

Suspicion about cheating has been widespread, particularly among ­part-time pupils, but little appears to have been done to deal with it.

Matric pass-rate drop disappointing but understandable

The new curriculum has presented serious challenges, but experts are confident that a good base has been formed and the pass rate will rise.

Matric exams: Umalusi finds ‘group copying’

Monitoring body Umalusi says it is concerned about the discovery of group copying in matric examinations in two provinces in the country.

Matric markers’ quality satisfactory without competency tests

As the 2014 matric examinations approach, education quality council Umalusi has said it is 'satisfied' with the quality of exam paper markers.

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Historic tobacconist decides to quit

The Cape Town institution, which has traded from the same location for 200 years, has been forced from its premises because of being unable to sell tobacco during the lockdown

Satanists say ‘hell no’ to gatherings during level three

Because of Covid-19, the newly formed South Africa Satanic Church will not emerge from the shadows under new lockdown rules

Judge trashes entire lockdown regime as constitutionally flawed

The high court ruling will delight gatvol South Africans but is unlikely to stand the test of time

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Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

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