Mamoepa was concerned about challenges facing ANC - Pandor

2017-07-27 19:21

Government communicator and struggle veteran Ronnie Mamoepa was aware and concerned about the challenges the ANC and government are currently facing, urging action be taken, said minister of science and technology Naledi Pandor.

DA to ask Public Protector about education 'Jobs for Cash'

2017-05-25 20:58

The Democratic Alliance is going to ask the Public Protector to investigate the so-called "Jobs for Cash" scandal, since it believes basic education minister Angie Motshekga will not act against Sadtu.

National Assessments to be replaced - Motshekga

2017-05-24 15:36

The controversial Annual National Assessments are on their way out and will be replaced by the National Integrated Assessment Framework, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced.

Time heals, Motshekga tells families of horror taxi crash victims

2017-05-04 14:52

"Please take comfort in knowing that time heals," Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has told families at the memorial for the 18 pupils and two adults who lost their lives in a minibus crash.

Big drop in 2016 school pregnancies - Motshekga

2017-03-23 17:03

Thousands of primary and high school pupils fewer became pregnant in 2016, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has said in response to a parliamentary question.

SA’s Matric results: Pretty mucky water lurks beneath a celebratory surface

2017-01-09 09:53

Education is back in the national spotlight after the release of the annual Matric results. A Wits professor explains why it is critical to look past the bald numbers.

Gauteng the 'elephant' that stood tall - Motshekga

2017-01-05 20:29

Despite its small size geographically, Gauteng’s matric results have ensured that it stands tall among bigger provinces with similar numbers of pupils, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.

Matric pass rate should be at 100% - Wits professor

Wits professor Marissa Rollnick says a matric pass rate of 100% is achievable.

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Progressing failed learners has borne fruit - Motshekga

2017-01-04 19:17

The Department of Basic Education's policy to promote more than 100 000 learners has borne fruit, Minister Angie Motshekga has said at the announcement of the matric 2016 results.

Maths pass rate misunderstood

2016-12-18 06:17

Department of basic education has only reduced the pass rate to 20% for pupils who won’t continue to study the subject, writes Mary Metcalfe.


National, W Cape education in showdown over alcohol sales at school

2017-07-07 17:26

The basic education department is considering amending national legislation to nullify a Western Cape education department proposal to allow alcohol to be sold on provincial school grounds.

Motshekga "lacks courage" to reign in Sadtu- DA

2017-05-24 23:01

Democratic Alliance MP Gavin Davis has accused basic education minister Angie Motshekga of cowardice in her reticence to act against the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) because of the ANC's succession battle.

Education minister calls on parents to monitor hired school transport

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga says parents should take the responsibility of monitoring the transport they hire for their children, in the wake of the Verena tragedy that took the lives of 18 pupils. Watch.

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Mabuza accuses Phosa of seeking political clout

2017-04-02 07:44

Former ANC treasurer Mathews Phosa has been accused of trying to discredit Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza to regain political influence in the province.

'Don't follow losers' - Ramaphosa to school kids

2017-01-11 12:33

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has advised learners starting the 2017 school year to emulate the behaviour of their clever counterparts.

The real matric marks

2017-01-08 07:00

The matric pass rate may have gone up, but any celebration about this year’s matric results could well be premature.

Motshekga defends 20% maths 'advancement mark'

2017-01-05 19:16

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has defended the department’s decision to allow struggling pupils who get at least 20% for Mathematics to progress to the next grade.

SA spends higher proportion of budget on education than US, UK

2017-01-05 14:56

SA's national school pass rate rose for the first time in three years as the government boosted spending on education and teachers got to grips with a new curriculum.

Motshekga to release matric results

2017-01-04 07:44

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is set to release the National Senior Certificate exam results for 2016.

The ANC's 'crime against humanity'

2016-12-13 08:23

The ANC government has failed the youth of South Africa in a spectacular fashion and they can no longer blame apartheid for it, writes Max du Preez.

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