More than 34 000 Gauteng pupils not placed in a school yet - Panyaza Lesufi

2019-11-04 16:30

12% of Gauteng pupils still have not been placed in a school, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has revealed.

Gauteng Matric learner gives birth during exam at Tsakane school

2019-10-25 14:06

A Matric learner gave birth during her examination at a high school in Tsakane, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has announced.

Lesufi shuts down exclusive Gauteng dance school following sexual abuse allegations

2019-10-11 11:32

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said he would close down the exclusive Tebogo Kgobokoe Arts Academy following allegations of sexual assault and grooming.

Soshanguve pupil drowns while on school trip

2019-09-22 15:11

A Pretoria pupil has drowned at a swimming pool in Rustenburg while on a school trip heading to Sun City.

Rietondale High School vandalised following name change

2019-09-16 16:40

Rietondale High School in Pretoria was vandalised over the weekend just weeks after its name was changed from Hoërskool HF Verwoerd, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

Bridging gaps: Gauteng's 'twinning' project brings Hoërskool Bastion, Madiba Secondary together

2019-08-28 15:06

The Gauteng Department of Education has officially launched the twinning of Hoërskool Bastion and Madiba Secondary schools in Krugersdorp.

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.

Time running out for Gauteng school admission applications

2019-07-22 08:06

Monday is the last day for parents to apply for Grade 1 and Grade 8 admissions at Gauteng schools.

Their fears are my fears - Lesufi on critics, education and language

2019-07-04 09:07

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says people on the opposite ends of the spectrum of the debate about language and the integration of schools share the same fears.

'I don't hate Afrikaans' - Panyaza Lesufi

2019-06-14 12:06

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has reiterated that he does not hate the Afrikaans language, but says he will continue to fight for non-racialism in schools across the province.


'Unnecessary outrage': Lesufi apologises after accusing Springbok fan of flaunting old SA flag

2019-10-28 11:51

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has apologised for incorrectly accusing a Springboks fan of wearing an old South African flag around his shoulders at the Rugby World Cup game against Wales.

Lesufi visits Kempton Park high school after bullying video goes viral

2019-10-23 13:05

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has visited Hoërskool Kempton Park where a boy was filmed assaulting another boy in the school's bathroom.

Password fail: Gauteng education dept swamped with reset requests as 2020 application process heats up

2019-10-04 17:47

Have you forgotten your password for your online application for a place in a school in Gauteng? Here's how to reset it.

Panyaza Lesufi: A language-based university is anathema to our society and a disgrace to our Constitution

2019-09-22 07:00

I am sustained by my conviction that non racialism is not wrong. I am sustained by my conviction that we are better off together than being a divided nation, writes Panyaza Lesufi.

Joburg teacher suspended amid sexual harassment allegations

2019-09-06 17:56

A teacher at Queens High School in Johannesburg has been suspended pending an investigation amid allegations of sexual harassment, with Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi urging pupils to come forward to assist with the probe.

Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd is no more

2019-08-23 16:39

The renaming of Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd in Pretoria is not about hate, but about the restoration of dignity, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said at the official unveiling of what is now Rietondale High School.

Vosloorus pupils blame lack of toilets for rape of Grade 9 girl

2019-08-13 17:03

Thuto Lesedi Secondary School pupils have insinuated that a lack of sanitation and poor hygiene has forced pupils to share a limited number of toilets at the Vosloorus school, which may have resulted in an alleged rape.

'Rogue element' may have torched Katlehong primary school

2019-07-08 16:56

The torching of Katlehong Primary School might be the work of a lone "rogue element", with the broader community denying involvement in the vandalism, the Gauteng Department of Education has said.

Language still a bone of contention in the debate about education in SA

2019-07-03 21:52

Language and how to fix the state of education in our schools are still bones of contention, a debate on education has concluded.

The history behind the name change of Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd and why it has taken so long

2019-05-23 05:01

The process of changing the name of Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd has been going on for years, the former principal of the school has told News24.

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