'Jobs for cash' probe recommends limiting unions at schools

2016-05-27 15:49

Teachers and principals could be banned from being office bearers in unions and political parties if recommendations following the "jobs for cash" probe are carried through, Parliament has heard.

Probe into Zuma cartoon still continuing despite school's apology – MEC

2016-05-26 15:49

An investigation into a Grade 6 test paper that had questions about a Zapiro cartoon of President Jacob Zuma will continue despite the school's apology, says Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi.

School apologises for Zuma cartoon test question

2016-05-24 20:49

A private Christian school has apologised for a Grade 6 test paper that had questions about a Zapiro cartoon of President Jacob Zuma, the Gauteng education department says.

Tyres burn at Ekurhuleni college campus

2016-05-24 17:21

Ekurhuleni East College students have continued to protest over funding, burning tyres in front of the institution's gates, say police.

DA calls for action against Sadtu in 'jobs for cash' scandal

2016-05-23 15:52

The DA has called for Sadtu's leadership to be called before Parliament to answer for the union's part in corruption detailed in a "jobs for cash" report released by the Ministerial Task Team.

Crowdsourcing appeal issued for Vuwani schools

2016-05-22 14:32

A crowdsourcing appeal for Vuwani schools, which were vandalised or burnt down during recent protests, has been issued by the National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT).

Jansen's lecture met with acrimony in KZN

2016-05-21 13:42

Professor Jonathan Jansen has delivered the keynote address at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s 10th Annual Strini Moodley Memorial Lecture at the university’s Westville Campus.

Gauteng Education Dept in charge of admission policy: Concourt

2016-05-20 22:33

The Constitutional Court on Friday ruled that the Gauteng Education Department would determine school admissions regulations in the province.

Education protests continue unabated in 2016

2016-05-20 22:09

A list of some of this year's protests that have affected the running of universities and schools nationwide.

History will judge those who burn schools, varsity buildings - Zuma

2016-05-20 17:34

History will judge those who burn schools and university buildings, President Jacob Zuma has said at the University of Fort Hare's centenary celebrations in Alice.


R39bn Gauteng education budget passed

2016-05-26 20:08

The Gauteng education department has passed a R39bn budget, but not without strong criticism from opposition parties.

Kenyan teacher canes pupil to death over tuition fee

2016-05-25 12:27

A teacher at Kiserian Primary School in Kajiado North County, Kenya, has been arrested for killing his Class Six pupil, a report says.

Another school burnt down in Vuwani

2016-05-24 18:56

Another school in Vuwani, Limpopo was burnt down on Monday, Co-operative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen has said.

Vuwani picks up the pieces at a hefty price tag

2016-05-24 16:14

The department of basic education has bought 76 mobile classrooms at a cost of R245 000 each to get teaching back on track in Vuwani, following the devastation caused by a demarcation protest.

Everyone wins with new language policy – Stellenbosch University

2016-05-22 15:13

All Stellenbosch University students would be accommodated by the institution’s revised language policies, it says.

Violence in SA education a crisis - academics

2016-05-21 14:24

Two of South Africa’s most outspoken and prolific academics have called for better leadership and more participation from communities in improving education.

Protests, speeches as Fort Hare celebrates 100 years

2016-05-21 07:14

Students’ cries for help echoed across Fort Hare University on Friday, but were ignored by the large government delegation celebrating the institution's centenary.

WATCH 'I'm happy you're going' - Ex-EFF member to Jansen

2016-05-20 22:12

Former EFF member Andile Mngxitama told UFS vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen in front of a packed gathering on Friday that he had failed to transform higher education in South Africa.

Fort Hare helped build the African nation - Mugabe

2016-05-20 18:49

More than 3 000 Zimbabwean students have graduated from the University of Fort Hare since 1995, President Robert Mugabe has said during the institution's centenary celebrations.

Student held after grabbing food from VIP tent at Fort Hare

2016-05-20 15:17

A student has been taken in for questioning after a group stormed the VIP marquee at the University of Fort Hare, grabbing food prepared for guests attending the institutions centenary celebrations.

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