DA questions decision to postpone ANA tests

2015-09-13 18:47

The opposition Democratic Alliance has questioned the decision to postpone the writing of the annual national assessments tests.

DA cautions minister on school closures

2015-01-11 21:04

The DA has cautioned Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on closing high schools with 135 pupils or less.

SA has worst maths, science education in world

2014-06-02 16:02

The quality of South Africa's maths and science education places it last out of 148 countries, according to a World Economic Forum report.

Strike and be disciplined, teachers warned

2013-04-23 22:27

Teachers joining a planned SA Democratic Teachers' Union protest march will face disciplinary procedures, the basic education department says.

Sadtu go-slow illegal, DA says

2013-04-09 18:50

A go-slow by the SA Democratic Teachers' Union is illegal, the Democratic Alliance says.

Education regulations inadequate - DA

2013-01-20 20:00

Draft regulations on norms and standards for school infrastructure gazetted by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga are inadequate, the DA says.

Matric pass probe long overdue - DA

2012-11-05 14:19

An investigation into the standard of the matric pass benchmark has been welcomed by the Democratic Alliance.

Pupils not adequately prepared - DA

2012-10-18 22:03

The basic education department has failed to adequately prepare pupils for the matric final year exams, the DA says.

Northern Cape schooling situation worsens

2012-09-13 18:07

The schooling situation in a Northern Cape district municipality has deteriorated, following an attempted petrol bombing, an official says.

N Cape premier condemns protests

2012-08-30 19:01

The violent protests in the Northern Cape that caused 41 schools to close have been condemned by acting Premier Grizelda Cjiekella.


Shocking revelation on maths in SA schools

2015-07-16 12:03

Less than half of Mpumalanga's schools offer mathematics in Grades 10, 11 or 12 - and about one in four SA schools do not offer the subject in the three highest grades.

DA to lay charges against N Cape protesters

2014-08-10 17:18

The DA plans to lay criminal charges against protesters who are preventing children from attending school in Kuruman, in the Northern Cape.

Dept: Poor hardest hit by teacher strike

2013-04-24 22:18

A protest march held by the SA Democratic Teachers Union exclusively affected pupils from poor communities, the department of basic education says.

E Cape intervention 'not a sucess'

2013-04-10 22:19

The intervention by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga in Eastern Cape education could not be declared an outright success, the DA says.

DA backs ANC's education move

2013-02-04 17:47

The DA has welcomed the ANC's move to make education an essential service.

Act on low maths scores - DA

2012-12-03 20:08

The basic education department should identify and copy the best practices for teaching science and maths, the DA says shortly after the release of the annual national assessment results.

DA wants answers on education spending

2012-10-30 21:27

The Democratic Alliance has demanded answers from the basic education department about infrastructure funds it allegedly failed to use.

DA to complain over textbooks ad

2012-10-09 17:31

A complaint will be filed against an advert by the basic education department defending itself in the Limpopo textbook saga, the DA says.

DA wants textbook report made public

2012-09-11 17:17

President Jacob Zuma must make public the report of the presidential task team on the Limpopo textbook saga, the Democratic Alliance says.

Limpopo orders textbooks for 2013

2012-07-05 22:29

The Limpopo education department has started with the process of ordering textbooks for the next academic year, Parliament's portfolio committee on basic education has heard.

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