Case against Sans Souci teacher who slapped pupil should be struck off court roll - lawyer

2019-04-18 14:29

A criminal court is not the right place to deal with Sans Souci Girls’ High School teacher Clarissa Venter for slapping a pupil, her defence attorney says.

Minister Pandor walks the walk, graduating with PhD in Education

2019-04-16 17:46

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor on Tuesday graduated with a PhD in Education from the University of Pretoria.

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.

#Shutdown: Protests keep pupils out of school

2019-04-12 17:39

The effect the shutdown protests are having on schools is worrying education authorities who are particularly concerned about this year's matric candidates and their vital preparation for the National Senior Certificate exams.

Eldorado Park pupils throw rocks at police during school raid

2019-04-11 18:01

Two police officers are injured after pupils at Freedom Park Secondary School in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg threw rocks at them during a search operation.

Blind NMU students beat the odds

2019-04-11 05:40

Obstacles during his undergraduate studies hasn't deterred Mount Frere-born blind student Avukile Jeke, and his fellow blind student, Ntsikelelo Williams hasn't let anything get in the way of his dream.

Durban school principal accused of forcing teachers to undress before touching and kissing

2019-04-09 08:47

Teaching and learning has been interrupted at a primary school in a suburb of Durban, following allegations that the school principal has been sexually abusing female teachers.

22 children killed while at school in 2018 - Bheki Cele

2019-04-08 19:17

22 pupils were killed while at school last year, Police Minuster Bheki Cele says.

Why graduation is a big deal for black women students

2019-04-08 16:52

Graduation photos and videos have been trending on social media this past week, following graduation season in the country.

Mohale: 6 things business should lead on – from land reform to education

2019-04-07 18:45

There are six things SA's business sector should take the lead on, according to Bonang Mohale, CEO of Business Leadership SA.


Teacher suspended for allegedly locking boy, 8, in classroom overnight for not doing homework

2019-04-18 10:56

A KwaZulu-Natal school teacher has been suspended for allegedly locking a Grade 3 pupil in a Donnybrook school classroom overnight for not doing homework, according to the KwaZulu-Natal education department.

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.

Food for thought: Master's student tucks into thesis on the iconic gatsby

2019-04-14 13:07

A Cape Town master's student has tucked into the history and significance of one of the city's most popular foods - the gatsby.

"My mother wants me to pay her back for raising me"

2019-04-12 16:56

"I'm eternally grateful to her, but I feel bitter and depressed."

Paarl Boys' High: SAHRC starts probe into corporal punishment claims

2019-04-11 06:12

Have you been a victim of corporal punishment at Paarl Boys' High School? The SA Human Rights Commission wants to hear from you as it probes recent claims.

First Western Cape school goes solar through innovative programme

2019-04-10 17:37

Protea Heights Academy in Cape Town will be the first school in the Western Cape to have solar power installed, with no upfront or ongoing operational costs, accordinng to the Western Cape Education Department.

WATCH: Pupils go on looting rampage in Joburg CBD, shopkeeper injured

2019-04-09 07:37

In video footage posted on Twitter, the looters can be seen entering shops and running away with a variety of goods.

Hundreds of pupils march to Luthuli House to demand ANC top six's attention

2019-04-08 18:13

Hundreds of members of the Congress of South African Students march to Luthuli House, interrupting an ANC top six meeting.

Pit toilets could be eradicated within 2 years 'if all goes well' - Motshekga

2019-04-08 16:51

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is confident that, if all goes according to plan, pit toilets can be eradicated within two years.

Applause as guide dog leads visually impaired student on stage for graduation

2019-04-06 07:28

Visually impaired student, Michelle Nel, has obtained her master's in music cum laude with loyal guide dog Donna by her side.

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