We don’t have money - Panyaza Lesufi on rebuilding torched Katlehong school

2019-07-04 22:14

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the education department does not have the finances to fix the Katlehong school believed to have been burned down due to protests.

Makhura hands Lesufi a mammoth task at Gauteng SOPA

2019-07-01 14:36

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has ordered Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi to produce annual primary school results.

Panyaza Lesufi to move early childhood development centres to his department

2019-06-14 13:54

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he intends prioritising Early Childhood Development Centres by moving them from the Department of Social Development to Education.

Lesufi back as education MEC

2019-05-31 10:58

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has changed his mind over the appointment of Panyaza Lesufi as the province’s finance MEC, deciding to send him back to the education portfolio.

Ramaphosa instructed Cabinet members to toe line on e-tolls - Lesufi

2019-05-07 15:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa is said to have called on dissenting voices within his current Cabinet to toe the line when it comes to the e-tolls system.

2020 Gauteng school placement application date announced

2019-04-28 18:25

Online applications for the placement of Grade 1 and 8 learners for the 2020 academic year will go live on 13 May, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi announced on Sunday.

Teaching resumes at Oakdale Secondary School, but only for matrics

2019-04-23 14:40

Parents of children attending Oakdale Secondary School in Ennerdale, in Johannesburg, are only allowing Grade 12 pupils to enter the school premises.

Lesufi slams SGB after it closed school over safety fears

2019-04-15 17:26

A fed up SGB's closure of a school deemed unsafe has the Gauteng education MEC annoyed over pupils missing school.

Carletonville 'horror' crèche: Call for help to identify alleged child abuser

2019-04-04 12:58

The Department of Social Development has asked anyone with information on alleged abuse taking place at a crèche in Carlteonville in Gauteng to come forward.

'I want my son' - mother of pupil who was stabbed to death while walking to school

2019-03-13 14:41

"I want my son," the mother of a Grade 11 Mondeor High school pupil has cried, as pathology services removed his body from a patch of grass outside his school, where he was stabbed to death.

WATCH LIVE | MEC Lesufi and education experts discuss ways to fix our schools

For this edition of News24 FRONTLINE, join News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson as he examines the education landscape with Lesufi who will also be questioned by education specialist Professor Mary Metcalfe, former ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza and Paul Colditz from the Federation of School Governing Bodies.

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YOU'RE INVITED: News24 hosts a live debate with MEC Lesufi and education expert panel

2019-06-26 14:04

An equal education warrior or enemy of Afrikaans? We ask Panyaza Lesufi and a panel of experts how to fix our schools.

With great (social media) power, comes great responsibility

2019-06-05 12:02

Tweeters like Panyaza Lesufi and journalists such as myself need to be extra careful about how we wield the superpower of social influence, writes Mandy Wiener.

Moving Lesufi away from education a big mistake - Angie Motshekga on new Gauteng cabinet roles

2019-05-30 21:24

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga believes that moving Panyaza Lesufi away from the Gauteng department of education is a big mistake.

Oakdale Secondary school to get new premises following protest

2019-04-29 15:09

Gauteng Department of Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has promised to build a new school for learners of the dilapidated Oakdale Secondary school in Ennerdale, Johannesburg.

ANC's alleged role in shutdown protests must be resolved before elections - Maimane

2019-04-24 16:30

The DA has approached the IEC to investigate and resolve the matter surrounding the ANC's alleged role in the recent shutdown protests, stating that elections cannot be held in a hostile climate.

Deadline day for teaching and learning to resume at Oakdale Secondary - or face closure

2019-04-23 08:10

It is D-day for teaching and learning to resume at an Ennerdale school, failure to do so, it will officially be closed.

PICS: Hoërskool Driehoek's collapsed bridge is being fixed

2019-04-08 16:10

The restoration of a collapsed bridge at Hoërskool Driehoek, which claimed the lives of four students in February, is on track, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has tweeted.

'Learners with disabilities are not third-class citizens' - Panyaza Lesufi

2019-04-02 13:44

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has launched Autism Month at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Tshwane to raise awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder and its effects on learners.

Lesufi calls on tough action against bullies

2019-03-11 17:31

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has visited Crystal Park High School, the scene of a recent attack on a pupil that was caught on camera.

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