UJ registrations steaming ahead smoothly

2017-01-18 11:08

Registrations by new and returning University of Johannesburg students for the 2017 academic year are going smoothly.

'Only ticket out of hood is distinctions' - Dlamini to matrics

2017-01-17 13:16

Fees Must Fall activist and former Wits SRC president Mcebo Dlamini has encouraged matric pupils at Alexandra High School to excel academically to escape poverty.

Private schools: Price tag does not determine good education - expert

2017-01-17 06:52

The debate on the high fees at some private schools is heating up and Fin24 asked a number of education experts for their opinion.

Vuwani schooling disrupted as protest leaders expected in court

2017-01-16 10:19

Scores of pupils in Vuwani, Limpopo, are staying home and many shops have remained closed as community leaders, arrested during violent protests last year, were set to appear in a local court.

School shortage is department’s fault – report

2017-01-15 10:00

A new report by the University of Pretoria’s Centre for Child Law reveals how the Gauteng education department failed to ensure that there would be enough schools to accommodate the province’s growing number of pupils.

Get ready to pay R250k for your child's 2017 school year - if you can

2017-01-14 09:01

To pay or not to pay, seems to be the big question when considering the high cost of attending South Africa's most expensive private schools.

Fate of Cape Town's Uitsig High in the balance again

2017-01-13 21:41

Cosatu has criticised the Western Cape Education Department for its plan to close down the “unsafe” Uitsig High School in Parow Valley.

Mpumalanga MEC asks community to show schools some love

2017-01-13 12:26

Learning in a clean environment brings out positive results, and this is what the Mpumalanga education department's Randza Xikolo Xa Wena (Love Your School) campaign hopes to achieve.

8% matric pass rate - and this year could be worse, warn teachers at Libode school

2017-01-13 05:45

Some Eastern Cape schools do not have enough teachers and there are fears that already low matric pass rates will fall even more because of this.

Stellenbosch University offers matriculants 2nd chance to improve exam results

2017-01-12 19:11

Matriculants who passed their exams, but did not meet Stellenbosch University's entry criteria, now have a chance to improve their marks and reapply.


Put interests of Limpopo learners first - parliamentary committee appeals

2017-01-17 20:23

Parliament's basic education committee has expressed concern at the ongoing protests in Limpopo.

No school wants to take in stateless child

2017-01-17 11:16

The 8-year-old girl who was forced to take off her shirt in front of all her class mates because her mother couldn’t afford the prescribed shirt, hasn’t been able to go back to school yet because she is stateless.

Go after your dream, encourages KZN app developer

2017-01-16 19:02

A KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneur who wants to make learning easier for pupils is doing just that in an unlikely manner - through an app.

Basic education dept to appeal court order to release results to alleged matric cheaters

2017-01-15 19:02

The Department of Basic Education is appealing a court order that the Limpopo department release the National Senior Certificate results of 172 pupils implicated in a cheating scandal.

Maths teaching dad ditches job to tutor pupils in garage

2017-01-14 11:32

A former Limpopo school teacher who helped his own children excel in mathematics is continuing to help impoverished pupils wrap their minds around the subject in his home school.

Limpopo textbooks not yet delivered - DA

2017-01-13 22:06

Limpopo’s education MEC Ishmael Kgetjepe needs to answer for the delays of textbook deliveries to some schools, the DA has said.

Sadtu warns of looming crisis as Limpopo teachers’ contracts are not renewed

2017-01-13 15:00

The South African Democratic Teachers Union in Limpopo has warned of a looming education crisis after dozens of temporary maths and science teachers' contracts were not renewed.

SA govt failing disabled children - HRW report

2017-01-13 07:40

South Africa’s government is failing to provide education for children with disabilities, according to a Human Rights Watch report.

Philippi's 'bright shining star' is Western Cape's top science achiever

2017-01-12 22:06

Siphelele Xabendlini from Philippi has been named as the highest scoring physical science matriculant in the Western Cape.

Frustration with SA government – Human Rights Watch

2017-01-12 19:11

South Africans are frustrated with government’s inability to tackle the country’s problems, according to a Human Rights Watch report.

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