Centurion parents lay charges after teacher allegedly 'strangles' Grade 6 pupil over 'theft' of water

2020-02-24 15:49

A Springvale Primary School teacher is alleged to have strangled a Grade 6 pupil after he was accused of stealing a bottle of flavoured water from another pupil

Pupil death toll in Gauteng rises as 2 killed in taxi crash

2020-02-17 09:23

The death toll among Gauteng pupils since the beginning of the school year has risen to 15 with the death of two pupils in a taxi crash.

Enock Mpianzi was fifth child to die at Nyati school camps since 1999 - report

2020-01-27 09:09

Enock Mpianzi, the 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 pupil who drowned at the Nyati Bush and River Break lodge during an orientation camp, was the fifth child to die at the notorious lodge since 1999.

AS IT HAPPENED | Headmaster of Parktown Boys' High School suspended - Panyaza Lesufi

2020-01-24 11:46

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to release the report into the death of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi, who drowned at a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 orientation camp last week.

No chaos with Gauteng school placements - Lesufi

2020-01-15 15:37

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi denies there is chaos in the online registration and placement process and promises that all pupils will be placed at schools within the next 10 days.

'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.


Boy stabbed to death at Gauteng school

2020-02-21 10:56

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has expressed grief at the killing of a 14-year-old Freedom Park Secondary School pupil in the province.

Lesufi after visiting school where Grade 10 pupil died: 'We can't lose pupils the way we are'

2020-02-12 15:47

An emotional Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has run out of words to comfort bereaved schools and families. Twelve pupils and four teachers have died in the province since the new school year got under way.

Enock Mpianzi death: Gauteng education dept head office will have to approve any water-related school trips

2020-01-24 17:07

All Gauteng public school trips, where activities are water related, will now be approved by the education department's head office and not by the district or schools themselves.

Boy seated next to Enoch Mpianzi on bus was the first to notice he was missing

2020-01-18 09:07

A boy who was seated next to 13-year-old Parktown Boys High School pupil Enoch Mpianzi while they were en route to their Grade 8 orientation camp was the first to raise the alarm that he was missing after the boys had returned from an activity.

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.

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