UPDATE | Gauteng pupil arrested in connection with viral bullying video says sorry

2020-01-31 08:42

A girl accused of bullying a fellow pupil at Modiri Secondary School in Ga-Rankuwa, north of Pretoria, has been arrested, according to the Gauteng education department.

Curro schools agree to assist Gauteng education dept with placement of pupils

2020-01-15 15:43

Curro Holdings, South Africa’s largest JSE-listed independent school operator, says it has been approached by the Gauteng Department of Education for "potential" assistance with the placement of Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners.

Over 6 000 learners still not placed for 2019 - Gauteng Education Dept

2018-11-01 14:43

The Gauteng Department of Education has had to extend their placement of Grade 1 and 8 learners for the 2019 year as over 6 000 learners have still not been placed in a school.

'We are under siege,' says Lesufi after 2nd robbery at school in week

2018-03-29 18:40

Robbers have hit Dr WF Nkomo High School for the second time in a week, the Gauteng Department of Education says.

Communities, parents have to become part of school bullying solution – education department

2017-10-18 17:04

The Department of Education in KwaZulu-Natal has called on parents, communities and all other stakeholders to come together to combat school bullying.

Placement of learners for 2018 begins in Gauteng

2017-07-25 13:07

Placement of learners has commenced in Gauteng, the Department of Education in the province says.

WATCH: Lesufi says online application system for schools is good to go

The online admission process for Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners for the 2018 academic year in Gauteng is ready to go, says Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

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WATCH: Man beats schoolboy on bus

A video clip shot on a CCTV camera in a school bus, apparently showing a man beating a child with a belt, has gone viral. Watch.

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Parents who lie to schools must go to jail - proposed law

2015-10-12 14:40

A parent who lies about where they live in order to get into a particular school could spend at least six months in jail, according to a proposed bill by the basic education department.

HEADLINES: Roodepoort killing, Tshabalala & education

A Roodepoort teen has been arrested for killing his grandmother with a sword, Ellen Tshabalala has resigned as chairperson of the SABC board and 90 Eastern Cape schools win a R81m case against the Department of Education. Watch.

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'They are lying': Education department slams reports that 300 schools dropped maths

2020-01-21 13:09

The Department of Basic Education has denied reports that more than 300 schools have 'dropped' mathematics as a subject.

Comprehensive Sexuality Education addresses Gender-Based Violence, HIV infections and learner pregnancy

2019-11-28 10:00

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) appreciates the interest shown in education, particularly the engagement regarding the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) component of Life Orientation.

More than 80% of Gauteng's Grade 1 and 8 pupils placed in schools for 2019

2018-10-22 17:59

More than 80% of the Grade 1 and Grade 8 pupils in Gauteng have already secured their 2019 placements at public schools, the provincial Department of Education has announced.

WATCH: You have a second chance to ace matric

More than 150 000 matriculants obtained a Bachelors pass in 2017. What options are available for students who didn’t ace their exams? Watch.

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Klipspruit West SGB dissolved, teaching expected to continue

2017-09-25 14:33

The School Governing Body at Klipspruit-West Secondary School has been dissolved, however, teaching is expected to continue on Tuesday, says the Gauteng Department of Education.

Target schools to offer African language from Grade 1 in 2018

2017-06-29 17:31

The Department of Education has said it plans to have the last remaining schools not yet offering an African language as a subject, doing so from Grade 1 next year.

WATCH: Source of KZN school brawl video to be investigated

2016-09-05 14:43

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education has said it is investigating the source of a viral Facebook video which shows two school children in a brawl.

Gauteng parents frustrated, furious after admission site crashes

2016-04-19 11:58

Gauteng parents trying to register their children for Grade 1 and 8 have expressed their anger and frustration after the department of education's new online registration system failed to launch.

SADTU’s Mugwena Maluleke: Education hampered by bureaucracy, resist ANAs

2015-09-25 16:18

SADTU General Secretary says unions will resist the government’s intentions to go ahead with Annual National Assessments, the same way they fought against apartheid.

A teen mother’s advice...

2009-03-27 09:57

... to other teen moms.

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