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.

Let’s end English obsession

2016-09-25 06:06

Georg Hegel warned: “We learn from history that we don’t learn from history.” There still exists a perpetual, if not detrimental phenomenon to prioritise the English language over our own languages.

School hair policy just like France's burkini ban - Ahmed Kathrada Foundation

2016-08-30 22:34

The victimisation that Pretoria High School for Girls pupils face can be likened to that arising from the recent 'burkini' ban in France, says the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation.

Lesufi orders investigation into Pretoria High School for Girls

2016-08-29 22:07

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has instituted an investigation at Pretoria High School for Girls to get to the bottom of the issues that resulted in anti-racism protests at the school.

Lesufi hopeful 'Beautiful Birds will fly again'

2016-07-29 19:00

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he does not plan to give up on his dream of quick-firing Moroka Swallows back to the PSL.

Gauteng education MEC takes on Twitter racist

2016-06-26 18:04

Gauteng education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has reacted to racial slurs aimed at him on Twitter, saying he would lead the battle against the country's racists.


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.

Gauteng education MEC fights backlash over Dlaminí's bursary

2016-10-19 20:29

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi had to field anger and insults about his mother, over a bursary his department awarded to student leader Mcebo Dlamini.

Bridge too far on hair divide

2016-09-04 13:20

As part of the body, our hair – and how we style it – serves as an intimate form of self-expression. A person’s hair is a public and visible part of personal identity.

Lesufi must sober up - Cosas

2016-08-30 19:14

The Congress of South African Students has expressed dissatisfaction with the 21 days given to the committee that is investigating racism allegations at Pretoria High School for Girls.

Tuks students march in solidarity with Pretoria girls

Watch as students from the University of Pretoria rattle the school's gate in solidarity with Pretoria Girls High School pupils who say they are being subjected to racism.

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Panyaza will pay for tweeting pic of children – FF Plus

2016-07-03 19:18

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi would pay for posting a picture of nursery school children on his Twitter account and potentially putting them in harm's way, the FF Plus said.

SA schools falling off the e-learning deep end

2016-06-09 14:23

Few schools in South Africa have the ability to roll out effective e-learning programmes because of a lack of understanding of these platforms, says an industry insider.

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