Govt in bid to educate millions without Grade 9

2015-07-04 07:07

The government intends to provide education for about 12 million adults and youth with less than a Grade 9 by opening Community Education and Training Colleges.

Eskom acting CEO Molefe honoured with PhD

2015-07-02 16:41

Eskom’s acting CEO Brian Molefe has received an honorary doctorate from a university in Scotland for his outstanding leadership.

Booming African education businesses boost class grades

2015-06-29 19:24

The explosion of education businesses in Africa means that the continent could soon rival Asian countries like India as the next big hit with school investors.

MEC shuts down troubled Roodepoort school

2015-06-26 13:32

The troubled Roodepoort Primary School has been closed down, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

Gauteng education MEC gives Curro one last chance

2015-06-26 10:29

Curro Roodeplaat Primary has been given one more chance to correct their actions of alleged racial segregation.

Bad rap for foreign teachers in KZN

2015-06-25 12:50

Teachers in several KZN schools say they have not been paid in months because they are not South African citizens.

Solar powered classrooms in focus

2015-06-23 19:35

The South African technology company Ambit’s solar powered classroom is poised to provide “off-grid” electricity and connectivity to rural classrooms.

‘Should we EAT the class pet?’

2015-06-22 14:30

School kids asked to decide whether or not to kill and eat Pablo, the class fish.

ANC Youth League slams possible Western Cape school closures

2015-06-19 20:20

The possibility of over 300 schools closing in the Western Cape due to low pupil numbers has been slammed by the ANC Youth League, who argue that the move is “heartless”.

No racism at Curro school, say black moms

2015-06-19 09:15

At least two black mothers say there is no racism at Curro private school in Roodeplaat, after a video appeared to show racial segregation.


Education firm, investors to build African schools

2015-07-03 17:36

Investbridge Capital, Centum Investment Company and education firm SABIS have agreed to set up a firm which will invest millions of dollars establishing schools in Africa.

Gauteng department to get behind special schools - MEC

2015-07-01 19:19

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he wants to build a strong diagnostic programme that will identify children with special educational needs.

Children in conflict zones need $2.3bn to go to school

2015-06-29 11:01

The 34 million children who are out of school in conflict-affected countries need $2.3bn to get them all schooling, ten times the amount education currently receives in aid, Unesco says.

MEC received threats in Curro race debacle

2015-06-26 11:17

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has been threatened by "racists" who wanted him to back off from Curro Roodeplaat Primary School.

Breaking new ground for mushrooms

2015-06-25 15:57

A North West University Masters student has cultivated oyster mushrooms, typically grown in subtropical regions, in the dry Mahikeng conditions with the leftover residue from crop harvests.

How to fix SA's alarmingly low reading rates

2015-06-24 21:15

Teachers who are competent to teach reading are essential to achieve the national goals for reading literacy, according to an academic.

Sparks fly at Zuma's TUT visit

2015-06-23 14:56

Police had to intervene in a scuffle between members of the ANC and EFF at the Tshwane University of Technology's Soshanguve campus in Pretoria, Netwerk24 reported.

SA is aiming for universal free education: Zuma

2015-06-20 21:28

Education should not be a commodity and should be free, says President Jacob Zuma.

Schools demand more funds

2015-06-19 09:43

THREATENING to hold up orders for stationery and other provisions for their schools, more than 100 student governing body members from Estcourt protested at the Department of Education yesterday.

School racism allegations are 'racist' - Afriforum Youth

2015-06-18 22:05

Calling the separation of white and black school children on a Curro Foundation School outing "racist" was itself racist, Afriforum Youth says.

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