Parktown Boys' High tragedy: Gauteng Education Department launches own investigation

2020-01-17 21:38

The Gauteng Education Department institutes an independent investigation into the death of a 13-year-old pupil from Parktown Boys' High at an orientation camp near Brits in North West.

Vosloorus school must account for why it didn't follow protocol in rape case - Lesufi

2019-08-13 17:59

While Gauteng schools have come under fire in the past few months following incidents of violence, some of which was fatal, the department says that cases of sexual violence on school premises has declined.

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.

'We're tired of being oppressed for our hair' - PGHS student

Students at a Pretoria high school have demonstrated over its dress code.

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Stolen equipment won't deter Gauteng education dept

2015-07-28 22:26

The Gauteng education department says although it is disappointed by the theft of e-learning equipment at Phafogang Secondary School in Rockville, the incident will not deter it from delivering quality education to learners.

Parents open case against school 'bully'

2015-06-17 17:37

Police are investigating a case of common assault after the parents of a boy caught on camera being bullied opened a case against the alleged assailant.

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".


Gauteng matric exams proceed amid load shedding and bomb scare

2019-10-17 16:18

The Gauteng Department of Education says matric examinations have proceeded successfully, regardless of minor delays in some areas due to load shedding and a bomb scare in Vereeniging.

Gauteng Education's 2020 online admission process postponed

2019-05-12 15:56

Gauteng parents to wait one more week before online applications for the placement of Grade 1 and 8 for 2020 go live

EXCLUSIVE: Failed schools project behind Guptas' first govt millions

2016-12-02 15:27

A consortium of computer hardware and software firms, led by the Guptas' Sahara Computers, has emerged as having made millions from a failed Gauteng education department initiative to get fully-connected computer laboratories in 2 500 schools.

Uncertainty over reopening of Roodepoort Primary School

2015-09-01 08:10

It is still not clear whether the troubled Roodepoort Primary School would be reopened this week, following the completion of a report by an independent mediation task team.

Krugerlaan bully and teacher in court

2015-06-18 21:09

A pupil who bullied another boy at the Krugerlaan School in Vereeniging and the teacher who did not intervene have appeared in court.

Gauteng MEC demands speedy probe into school bullying incident

2015-06-17 15:36

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has called for the Sedibeng district to "act speedily" in its investigation into a bullying incident that was apparently allowed by a teacher at the Krugerlaan School in Vereeniging.

Probe into deaths of 3 Winterveld kids complete: SAPS

2015-05-15 16:06

Food that poisoned and killed three pupils last year came from one of their homes and not from the school, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

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