Gauteng education dept jumped the gun on school feeder zones - Fedsas

2018-11-16 14:49

The Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools, which acts on behalf of member School Governing Bodies says the Gauteng Department of Education jumped the gun when publishing new feeder zones.

Fedsas hopeful all 30 000+ Gauteng learners will be placed in schools

2018-01-08 17:13

Poor planning is to blame for the more than 30 000 Gauteng Grade 1 and 8 pupils, who have not yet been placed at schools for 2018, says the CEO of the Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools.

ConCourt to hear arguments on school governing body powers

2016-05-05 05:18

The Federation of Governing Bodies of South Africa will appeal a court ruling that states schools do not have absolute authority over "feeder zones", nor final say if a child can be turned away.

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.

Dept must take schools' policies into account - judge

2015-05-26 21:39

The High Court in Johannesburg has ordered that the Gauteng Department of Education must take into account schools' admission and language policies when dealing with admission of pupils for 2016.

Dept to oppose bid to halt parallel medium schools

2015-05-20 19:30

The Gauteng education department will oppose a court bid by Fedsas to stop the implementation of schools for "klein baases".

Motshekga's re-appointment welcomed

2014-05-26 16:00

The reappointment of Angie Motshekga as basic education minister has been welcomed by the Federation of Governing Bodies of SA Schools.


Fedsas seeks probe into Free State education dept's failure to pay money to schools

2018-01-19 05:54

The Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) says it will ask the South African Human Rights Commission to investigate the Free State education department’s “repeated failure” to make payments to public schools.

Fedsas prepares to square off with OGOD over religious ethos in schools

2017-05-15 04:51

The Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) and the Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy (OGOD) will square off in the High Court in Johannesburg over the use of religion in schools.

SCA rules on Gauteng schools' admissions policy

2015-10-17 16:00

A judgment giving the Gauteng education department the final say in determining school admissions policy is a "'victory for transformation'', its MEC has said.

Dept will pursue dual language school case - Lesufi

2015-05-27 16:24

The Gauteng Department of Education is willing to take the case against the conversion of single-medium schools to parallel medium all the way to the Constitutional Court, MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

Court to hear dual language education bid

2015-05-26 05:31

The Federation of Governing Bodies of SA Schools' is going to court in a bid to stop the Gauteng Education Department from converting some schools from single- to dual medium schools.

Gauteng school wins language battle

2014-06-26 05:00

Afrikaans will be the medium of instruction at Fochville High School following a settlement between the school and the Gauteng education department.

Fedsas supports teacher posts' probe

2014-05-22 11:47

The Federation of Governing Bodies of SA Schools (Fedsas) has lent its support to the ministerial investigation into alleged corruption in teacher appointments.

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