Gauteng ready for 2019 National Senior Certificate exams

2019-10-13 22:14

Gauteng province is ready to administer the 2019 National Senior Certificate examinations.

More than R120m lost to theft and vandalism at Gauteng schools - Lesufi

2019-08-14 13:42

The Gauteng Department of Education says it has lost more than R120m due to theft and vandalism at schools since the start of the 2019 academic year.

Lesufi plans to introduce Grade R at Gauteng schools by 2024

2019-07-31 16:25

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi intends to change Early Childhood Development by implementing Grade R at schools across the province by 2024.

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.


Panyaza Lesufi raises R50K for slain car guard's family so they don't accept 'blood money'

2019-09-16 16:41

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has raised R50 000 for the family of a slain car guard, who was reportedly offered the same amount as compensation from his alleged killer.

Lesufi to sue Dan Roodt over South African citizenship claims

2019-08-02 21:32

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has threatened to take legal action against author Dan Roodt over a tweet claiming Lesufi is not a South African citizen.

Parents have until Wednesday afternoon to submit Gauteng school admission documents

2019-07-31 12:48

Gauteng parents who received letters of admission for the schools they chose for their children have been given until Wednesday afternoon to provide the department with the required documents, according to the Gauteng Department of Education.

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.

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