Girl, 5, dies after falling into pit toilet at Eastern Cape school

2018-03-15 16:45

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has sent her condolences to the family of a 5-year-old girl whose body was found in a pit toilet at an Eastern Cape school.

Heir to the throne: Motshekgas endorse Ramaphosa

2017-05-07 07:02

The once staunch Zuma supporters, the Motshekgas, now openly endorse Ramaphosa.

Racism, anti-ANC bias at public schools not the norm - education dept

2017-04-19 19:04

The department of basic education says any racial or politically biased episodes at public and former model C schools are isolated incidents not borne of the curriculum.

Motshekga's hotel bill nearly R600 000 for past 3 years

2015-12-07 19:59

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's hotel accommodation for the past three years has cost R594 999.54, her department has said in response to a parliamentary question.

Grandfathers are guarding our schools - Cosas

2015-07-23 21:55

Government is employing "grandfathers" to guard South Africa's schools, compromising pupil's safety in the process, the Congress of SA Students has said.

Keep pupils in system - Western Cape MEC

2015-01-06 10:03

Pupils should not be "lost" to the education system for the sake of achieving higher pass rates, Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schfer says.

Poor academic performance must be probed - Motshekga

2014-12-04 20:26

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says an intensive investigation would be instituted into what factors contributed to low performance in schools offering Grades 7 to 9.

Sadtu should know its place - DA

2014-07-15 21:13

The DA has called on government to put the country's largest teachers' union in its place.

Parties step up election campaigns

2014-04-26 22:06

With two weeks to go until the general elections, political parties have continued campaigning around the country in a bid to get people to vote for them on 7 May.


Here are the top matric achievers of 2017 - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-01-04 15:54

Have a look at the list of top performing learners in the National Senior Certificate exams for 2017, which recorded a pass rate of 75.1% with progressed learners, and 76.5% without progressed pupils.

It will take a week to identify school kids burnt in taxi crash - MEC

2017-04-24 11:33

It will take a week to get the results of DNA tests done on the 18 pupils killed in a minibus taxi crash in Mpumalanga, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said.

FULL STREAM: Education minister Angie Motshekga delivers 2015 matric report

2016-01-05 17:37

Watch live from Johannesburg as Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga delivers the highly anticipated matric results report.

Motshekga: ANC men must stop dictating choices for women

2015-08-06 17:02

ANC Women’s League president Angie Motshekga pulled no punches as she berated ANC leaders who “abuse” the league “to serve their own selfish interests”.

Ramaphosa hails ‘classroom of the future’

2015-01-14 09:22

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised the steps being taken towards digital education in the country, after he and Gauteng premier David Makhura unveiled the first ‘classroom of the future’ at a school in Johannesburg.

Mixed reactions to matric pass rate

2015-01-06 08:00

Political parties have expressed mixed reactions to the 2014 matric pass rate.

Almost 700 000 matrics to write finals

2014-10-26 16:02

A total of 688 660 matrics are registered to write the 2014 National Senior Certificate exam, the basic education department said on Sunday.

Boys dominate International Math Olympiad

2014-06-24 19:59

Girls account for fewer than 10% of the participants in the International Mathematics Olympiad taking place in Cape Town next month, the organisers say.

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