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.

Out with Verwoerd: Lesufi renames Gauteng school, vows other names 'will also fall'

2019-05-21 19:09

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has approved the renaming of Hoërskool HF Verwoerd in Pretoria to Rietondale Secondary School.

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

Lesufi gives Ennerdale residents until next week to reopen Oakdale Secondary School, or it will be closed

2019-04-16 17:34

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has given the community of Ennerdale in Johannesburg until next week to reopen Oakdale Secondary School, or else it will be officially closed.

Shootings, suicides, stabbings, tragedy: A tough first term for Gauteng schools

2019-03-14 09:23

From shootings, stabbings and fights to fatal tragedies, the first term of the 2019 academic year in Gauteng has been a difficult one.

Another video recording of a school fight in Ekurhuleni emerges, Lesufi calls for end to 'madness'

2019-03-11 15:01

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is due to visit Crystal Springs High School after another video of a school fight went viral.

2 pupils at Centurion school suspended after brutal fight

2019-02-19 17:42

Two pupils involved in a scuffle at a Centurion school have been placed on precautionary suspension.

Another high school poses serious danger to learners

2019-02-08 06:32

Another school in Gauteng has been found to have structural damage that could pose serious danger to learners.


'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.

Almost 300 000 Grade 1 and 8 online applications received for 2020 admissions - Gauteng education dept

2019-05-21 17:28

Although the process has been described as quick and easy by parents, the department said there have been challenges which haven't been dealt with.

Hoërskool Driehoek gets newly built walkway after deadly tragedy

2019-04-23 05:00

Pupils at Hoërskool Driehoek in Vanderbijpark will walk under a newly built walkway.

3 teens appear in court for Mondeor High pupil's murder

2019-03-15 05:13

Three teenagers, aged between 13 and 15, are expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of a Mondeor High School pupil.

Boy, 13, from nearby school arrested after Mondeor High School pupil stabbed to death

2019-03-13 18:58

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a Mondeor High School pupil, south of Johannesburg, Gauteng police confirmed.

Driehoek tragedy: Roydon Olckers nominated for prestigious bravery award

2019-03-01 13:26

Roydon was in matric at Driehoek and saved the lives of two Grade 8 learners when a first-storey concrete walkway collapsed.

'It's a pain we can't describe' - Lesufi at Hoërskool Driehoek memorial

2019-02-12 07:34

Learners, parents, family members and friends of the children killed in the Hoërskool Driehoek tragedy have gathered at the Kompas church in Vanderbijlpark for a memorial service.

4 suspects arrested in connection with robbery at state-of-the-art Menzi Primary School

2019-01-18 17:05

Four suspects aged between 23 and 38 have been arrested in connection with a robbery at a state-of-the-art school in Tsakane.

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