Lectures continue at UKZN, despite disruption of classes

2019-07-18 15:06

Despite the disruption of classes at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Westville campus, lectures are continuing as normal.

Joburg prisoner takes Correctional Services to court over laptop access

2019-07-18 07:49

The Department of Correctional Services will allow a prisoner to sign court papers so he can proceed with litigation against the department, reports GroundUp

Falling gumtree kills pupil, injures two at Eastern Cape school

2019-07-16 23:09

A pupil was killed and two others injured when a gumtree fell on them at Lusikisiki Village Junior Secondary School in the Eastern Cape.

Lenasia high school shooting: 3 pupils face charges of attempted murder

2019-07-16 15:52

Gauteng police have arrested three high school pupils and confiscated a loaded firearm after they allegedly shot and injured two other pupils at MH Joosub Secondary School in Lenasia, Johannesburg.

Free education for half of all undergrad students by 2022, says Nzimande

2019-07-12 16:37

Nzimande said the scheme meant that it would support approximately half of all the undergraduate student population at public universities.

Community vows to keep schools closed until roads are tarred

2019-07-09 21:36

The residents of Zebediela in Limpopo remain divided on whether to allow almost 3 000 pupils to return to school.

One week to go: Western Cape parents urged to confirm 85 000 outstanding school placements for 2020

2019-07-08 13:21

As the Western Cape Education Department gears up for the third term, MEC Debbie Schäfer has urged parents to check their children's application status for 2020 school admissions.

39% of migrant children entering SA run the risk of being stateless – research survey

2019-07-07 07:07

A survey by the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town on foreign children who are migrating to South Africa from other African countries, found that 39% of these children had no documentation at all.

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.

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.


KZN rural community wins 20-year battle for school

2019-07-18 11:10

The end is in sight for a rural community in KwaZulu-Natal which obtained a supervisory court order forcing education authorities to finally build them a secondary school and upgrade all other schools in the area.

Grades R to 3 curriculum for coding, robotics ready to go - Motshekga

2019-07-17 07:49

"We have developed the grade R to 3 coding and robotics curriculum, and the design of the grades 4 to 9 curriculum is at an advanced stage. We will also be piloting this curriculum from January 2020 in grades R to 3 and Grade 7."

Higher education, SATN partner to boost techs' academic profile

2019-07-16 20:56

The Department of Higher Education and Training and the South African Technology Network will on Monday enter stage 2 of a programme launched to address the need for "quality academic staff with PhDs" in the professional market.

Schools in Zebediela reopen after SAHRC, Public Protector step in

2019-07-15 20:24

Almost 3 000 pupils, who were forced out of class for more than three months by residents demanding a tarred road in Zebediela, Limpopo, have now all returned to school.

Forest High pupil on trial for murder placed in house of safety

2019-07-12 11:03

The 19-year old Forest High School pupil accused of murdering a fellow schoolmate has been placed in a house of safety, according to the Gauteng Department of Education.

Zebediela residents warned pupils should return to school or face prosecution

2019-07-09 05:14

Limpopo Education MEC Polly Boshielo has warned Zebediela residents to allow almost 3 000 pupils to return to class when schools officially reopen.

The top 25 online MBA programmes

2019-07-08 08:01

QS Quacquarelli Symonds ranked the best online MBA programs that potential students can choose from. They range in pricing, location, and duration.

SA doctors who studied abroad succeed in battle to write local board exam

2019-07-05 10:08

A group of 77 South African doctors who qualified overseas but want to practise locally, have won a battle to write their board exams.

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.

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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