ARTICLES RELATING TO EDUCATION

Racial, social inequalities have major impact on matric results - study

2016-02-09 17:10

A study conducted by the SA Institute for Race Relations says that “deep-seated racial and social inequalities” in South Africa have a major impact on matric results.

Wits condemns, removes offensive campus graffiti

2016-02-08 16:56

The University of Witwatersrand has removed the offensive language that was written at the entrance of the Oliver Schreiner School of Law building on its main campus, it says.

Does my child need a learner facilitator?

2016-02-08 11:07

What is a learner facilitator, when do you need one, how much does it cost? Your questions answered.

Beer crates for chairs at Limpopo school

2016-02-04 11:21

More than 300 pupils at a Limpopo school are forced to sit on beer crates because the provincial education department has not provided furniture for the past two years, the DA says.

Beware varsity degrees that will leave you unemployable - Manana

2016-02-02 19:20

Young people should stop pursuing university degrees that will result in them joining the ranks of unemployed graduates, Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana says.

North West school pupils forced to use dysfunctional toilets

2016-02-01 14:40

A North West legislature committee is unhappy with an overcrowded school whose pupils are forced to use dysfunctional toilets while also having to attend classes without desks and chairs.

Eskom security guard's long ride to law degree

2016-02-01 07:11

A Koeberg security guard has worked long and hard to make his dreams come true. And now he is the proud holder of a Bachelor of Law degree.

School's still out for children of Atlantis school

2016-01-29 22:00

The parents of Avondale Primary School in Atlantis have vowed to keep their children out of school until the Western Cape education department sorts out the school building which they say is unsafe.

Limpopo pupils boycott classes

2016-01-29 14:13

Pupils at two Limpopo schools have vowed to continue their boycott of classes in protest against a shortage of maths, physical science, and life science teachers.

Help on the way for overcrowded North West school

2016-01-28 22:20

Government intervention is needed at the Mphe-Bana Secondary School in Koster, the North West legislature's portfolio committee on education and sports development has said.

 

French to become compulsory in Nigerian schools

2016-02-09 12:20

French is likely to become Nigeria's second official language following a plan by the country's government to make the language compulsory across all schools up to tertiary level, reports say.

High school sex video shocks Durban school

2016-02-08 14:54

A Durban high school has become embroiled in a sex scandal after a video emerged of a 15-year-old girl having sex with four boys in a classroom.

Don't compare us to private schools - Motshekga

2016-02-05 12:50

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says it is unfair to compare private schools with public schools.

WATCH: Teacher assaults pupil at Christian school

2016-02-03 10:42

A teacher at a Christian school in Springs has been filmed assaulting a pupil.

Durban school pupils to attempt Guinness World Record

2016-02-02 12:30

2 100 Durban pupils are going to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest practical science lesson, the University of KwaZulu-Natal says.

MEC names and shames poor performing private schools

2016-02-01 13:53

Mpumalanga education MEC Reginah Mhaule has named and shamed private schools that she blames for the province’s lower matric pass rate for the 2015 academic year.

Wits SRC launches campaign to raise funds for poor students

2016-01-31 19:30

The Wits University student representative council has launched an access campaign, which aims to raise funds for students who cannot afford tertiary education.

More than 80 000 register to write supplementary matric exams

2016-01-29 18:00

82 743 candidates have registered for supplementary matric exams, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.

How to afford children and still thrive

2016-01-29 07:00

Certified financial planner Jillian Howard gives some pointers on how parents can plan their finances to ensure that their children don’t break the bank.

Weak education system creates culture of entitlement - Kadalie

2016-01-28 22:00

A weak education system is creating a culture of entitlement, human rights activist Rhoda Kadalie said on Thursday.

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