Number of unplaced pupils in Gauteng drastically reduced

2019-11-24 21:57

The Gauteng Department of Education has reduced the number of unplaced school pupils from 34 535 on November 3, to 9 618 on November 24.

AfriForum files charges against Gauteng Education dept HOD for irregular expenditure

2019-11-21 19:41

Lobby group, AfriForum has filed charges against the Head of Department (HOD) in the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE), Edward Mosuwe at the Johannesburg Central Police Station.

Lobby group AfriForum demands the dismissal of Gauteng Education MEC Panayza Lesufi

2019-11-19 21:50

Lobby group AfriForum is expected to announce a "comprehensive campaign" aimed at applying pressure on Gauteng Premier David Makhura to dismiss the province's education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi.

'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.


'Racially inspired, ill-fated and misguided' - ANC responds to AfriForum's call to remove Lesufi

2019-11-21 20:32

The ANC in Gauteng says AfriForum's bid to remove Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi from his office is nothing more than a desperate attempt to resist transformation at all costs.

'Our schools are a hunting ground for criminals' - department shocked as thieves make off with R500k in equipment

2019-11-21 18:48

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) says that it is shocked by a break-in at Khulasizwe Primary School in Tembisa on Thursday which saw criminals walk away with over R500 000 worth of electronic equipment.

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.

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