Financial strains may mean some pupils won't find schools in 2018 - Gauteng MEC

2017-10-22 13:01

The Gauteng Department of Education is under immense financial pressure, which may lead to students not being placed in a school next year, MEC Panyaza Lesufi has warned.

Sexual assault is too much for my 7-year-old, weeps Soweto mom

2017-10-18 19:32

The mother of a Grade 2 pupil who is among the 87 girls who were allegedly sexually assaulted by a school guard has been left shattered by the pain and trauma her little girl has suffered.

Gauteng pupil arrested for allegedly raping another pupil

2017-10-16 21:07

A Grade 10 pupil from a Benoni school has been arrested and later released into his parents' care after he allegedly raped a Grade 8 pupil.

MEC Lesufi to visit another school to probe new rape allegation

2017-10-16 06:00

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to visit a secondary school in Mamelodi East, Pretoria, where pupil was allegedly raped by a scholar patroller.

Lesufi lost for words over alleged sexual assault of 54 pupils

2017-10-11 21:41

An emotional Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng education MEC, has struggled to articulate his regret over the alleged sexual assault of 54 pupils by a Soweto scholar patroller.

Grade 2 pupil takes loaded gun to school - Gauteng MEC

2017-09-28 12:38

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has tweeted a screenshot of an email that says a Grade 2 pupil took a loaded gun to a school in Brakpan, with the intention of shooting a fellow pupil.

We will close Klipsruit-West school if situation continues – MEC Lesufi

2017-09-26 14:15

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says, if the situation at the Klipspruit-West Secondary School continues, he will have no choice but to close it down.

Klipspruit West SGB dissolved, teaching expected to continue

2017-09-25 14:33

The School Governing Body at Klipspruit-West Secondary School has been dissolved, however, teaching is expected to continue on Tuesday, says the Gauteng Department of Education.

It takes the whole village to raise a child

2017-09-17 00:00

One of my high school memories is of my principal ordering me to shave my dreadlocks off. I found his orders peculiar, as I saw nothing wrong with my hairstyle, writes Madimetja Mogotlane.

Racism not core of coloured school protest – Gauteng Education Department

2017-08-05 07:38

Protest action against the newly appointed black principal at Klipspruit-Wes Secondary School was at its core not an issue of racism, the Gauteng Education Department has said.


'Perturbed and angry' Makhura appoints team to tackle school sex assault

2017-10-19 19:39

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed a committee to improve school safety in the wake of sexual assaults claims at schools.

DA calls for commission of inquiry into school sexual abuse in Gauteng

2017-10-17 15:53

The DA in Gauteng has written to the government demanding that a commission of inquiry be established into the increase in sexual abuse at schools in the province.

Yet another rape allegation surfaces at Gauteng school - MEC

2017-10-16 14:57

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has received yet another report of rape – this time from a pupil at a Benoni school.

Another school to be probed for alleged sexual assault - MEC

2017-10-15 12:54

A Mamelodi school is set to be investigated for the alleged rape of a student, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has announced.

Sadtu slams Patriots group’s motives

2017-10-01 06:00

The SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) has accused the Patriots for Equality group, which is leading a protest against the appointment of a black principal at Klipspruit West Secondary School in Eldorado Park, of being driven by racism and business interests.

Education MEC calls for calm after killing of deputy principal at school

2017-09-26 22:35

Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi has expressed his sadness at the shooting of a deputy principal who died in his office at an Ekurhuleni school.

Lesufi issues warning to school bullies

2017-09-25 17:54

Following recent bullying incidents at schools across Gauteng, MEC Panyaza Lesufi says anyone who wants to bully and harm other learners will be removed from the school.

More than 150 000 candidates registered for matric exams – MEC Lesufi

2017-09-25 13:46

More than 150 000 candidates have enrolled to write the matric exams this year, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said on Monday.

Parents show students who wears the skinny protest falls flat

2017-09-01 13:17

The students of Hoërskool Pretoria West have been defeated after their parents showed them who wears the pants.

Klipspruit residents want 'serious solutions' from Gauteng premier

2017-08-03 14:09

Klipspruit West residents upset about the appointment of a black principal at a local high school, have demanded to see Gauteng Premier David Makhura and his education MEC.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.