Don't compare us to private schools - Motshekga

2016-02-05 12:50

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says it is unfair to compare private schools with public schools.

Motshekga sings Western Cape's praises for matric results

2016-01-12 15:30

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has praised the Western Cape education department for its matric performance.

eNCA anchor taken off air for 'mocking' Motshekga

2016-01-07 14:12

eNCA senior anchor Andrew Barnes has been taken off air following his mockery of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's pronunciation of a word on air.

Watch the moment Andrew Barnes 'mocked' Angie Motshekga's pronunciation here

Watch eNCA reporter make fun of Minister of Basic Education.

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'Progressed learners' pushed matric pass rate down - Motshekga

2016-01-06 06:55

The number of so-called "progressed learners" pushed down the matric pass rate for 2015, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

The top achiever who missed half the matric year

2016-01-05 18:58

After missing almost six months of schooling last year, SACS matriculant Andrew Tucker has still managed to become one of the country's top achievers of 2015.

Sadtu accused of selling teaching posts

2015-12-17 16:02

The SA Democratic Teachers Union has been fingered as the main culprit in a damning report into the alleged selling of teaching posts.

Motshekga to freeze teacher posts after releasing damning report

2015-12-17 12:43

Teacher and principal posts must be frozen in some provinces, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has said at the release of an interim report about the alleged selling of posts.

Motshekga can go write the ANA herself - PE education forum

2015-11-26 13:24

The decision by the education department to suddenly begin with the Annual National Assessment in December is crazy and impractical, the PE-based Northern Areas Education Forum says.

Poor security led to matric paper leak - Motshekga

2015-11-17 17:47

Education authorities believed the two matric pupils, who were caught with a leaked examination paper in Limpopo, have been assisted by officials linked to the exam centre.


More than 80 000 register to write supplementary matric exams

2016-01-29 18:00

82 743 candidates have registered for supplementary matric exams, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.

eNCA anchor gives Motshekga public apology

2016-01-07 15:56

eNCA senior anchor Andrew Barnes has issued a public apology for mocking Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's pronunciation of the word "epitome".

NEWSPAPERS: Focus on Hashim Amla's resignation and matric results

In today's newspapers, Hashim Amla's decision gets SA tongues wagging and the matric pass rate continues to be a talking point.

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eNCA senior anchor sparks Twitter fury over Motshekga comment

2016-01-07 08:41

eNCA senior anchor Andrew Barnes has sparked the fury of many on social media, after he mocked Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s pronunciation of certain words on air.

2015 matric exams were tougher than previous years

2016-01-05 22:34

The higher standard of examination papers for the matriculants of 2015 was one of the factors that played a significant role in the drop of the overall results, the department of education has said.

Motshekga must lay charges against officials - EFF

2015-12-18 22:53

The Economic Freedom Fighters has called on Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to press criminal charges against officials implicated in the alleged selling of teachers' posts.

Govt has lost control over teacher appointments - Motshekga

2015-12-17 14:12

Corrupt union officials have taken over control of appointing teachers and principals, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says. "I wish I could spin this, but I can’t spin it," she added.

SAHRC welcomes ruling against Motshekga and Limpopo edu dept

2015-12-03 07:59

The SA Human Rights Commission has welcomed a Supreme Court of Appeals judgment on the procurement and delivery of textbooks nationally against Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga.

We won’t administer assessments: Teachers defy Motshekga

2015-11-26 11:15

Teachers are not going to administer the annual national assessments and there is nothing that the department of basic education can do about it, defiant unions have said.

A ‘fuming’ Angie Motshekga takes over the running of matric exams after leak

2015-11-17 12:01

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has taken over the management of matric exams in Limpopo following the leak of life sciences paper 2.

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