Over 269 000 online applications as Gauteng deadline looms

2017-06-12 18:56

Gauteng's education department has recorded a total of 269 676 online admission applications for grades one and eight for the 2018 academic year as the portal draws to a close.

Thembisile Yende's death: Eskom has explaining to do, says Lesufi

2017-05-31 12:43

Eskom has a lot of explaining to do about the death of its employee Thembisile Yende, whose body lay at their Springs offices for 10 days before it was discovered.

Gauteng Education MEC to visit Parktown Boys High

2017-05-23 05:09

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to visit Parktown Boys High School to address educators and learners following an alleged sexual misconduct incident that has rocked the school, the department says.

'Death has robbed us' - Bronkhorstspruit crash victims remembered

Hundreds gathered in Sokhulumi to remember Verena victims

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Orange Farm parents relieved after successful online applications

2017-05-02 19:01

Two mothers who woke up early to ensure that they could secure a placement for their children in the upcoming academic year say they are pleased with the efficiency of the online process.

More than 25 000 successful school applications in an hour - Lesufi

2017-05-02 12:16

More than 25 000 parents have completed successful applications in the online admissions process for Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners for the 2018 academic year in Gauteng an hour after the site officially went live.

20 pupils die in taxi accident

2017-04-21 15:10

At least 20 pupils died after their minibus taxi was involved in an accident just after Bronkhorstspruit, the Gauteng education department has said.

Lesufi accused of tender bias

2017-02-05 06:05

A group of 34 small business owners have accused Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi of foul play regarding the awarding of tenders.

Don't panic, we will place your children - Lesufi, Makhura assure parents

2017-01-11 20:59

Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi have told parents who used the online application system to find places in schools for their children that their children will be placed soon.

Pretoria Girls High will study dept's report on racism

2016-12-06 20:34

Pretoria High School for Girls says it is studying a report into allegations of racism presented to it by the department of education.


Matrics should all write the same exams - Lesufi

2017-06-02 12:25

Gauteng’s MEC for education, Panyaza Lesufi, says all matrics should write the same exams, so that there is one standard for all pupils.

'If you burn down this school, I’m not going to build another' - Lesufi

2017-05-30 12:29

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has warned parents that their children won't have a school if they decide to protest and burn down the newly-built Sinenhlahla Primary School in Bronkhorstspruit.

R25 revamp: too little, too late?

Residents of Verena, Mpumalanga, where an accident claimed 20 lives on the R25, ask "how many more lives will be lost" by the date government has set to reconstruct the road.

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Tombstones to be put up in remembrance of horror minibus crash victims

2017-05-03 18:26

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has told family members and fellow learners at a memorial service in Sokhulumi, Mpumalanga, that tombstones in remembrance of the 18 pupils who died in the horror minibus crash, will be put up.

School teacher dies while invigilating an exam

2017-05-02 15:11

A Clapham High School teacher has died while invigilating an exam, the Gauteng department of education has said.

Online school admissions system is ready - Gauteng MEC

2017-04-25 16:54

The online admissions process for Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners for the 2018 academic year will officially open on May 2, says Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

Fallen Swallows could soon fly again

2017-04-16 06:09

The next three months will be critical for the revival of Moroka Swallows,says Panyaza Lesufi, the Gauteng education MEC and ardent Swallows supporter.

More than 19 000 Gauteng pupils still need placement - Lesufi

2017-01-19 16:09

Over 19 000 Gauteng pupils are still without a school, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said.

Gauteng’s matric pass rate could have been better – Lesufi

2017-01-06 09:02

Gauteng’s 85.1% matric pass rate, while commendable, could have been better, education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said.

Lesufi to brief media on PTA Girls High

2016-11-30 06:09

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will brief media on the outcomes of an investigation into alleged racial discrimination at Pretoria High School for Girls.

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