ARTICLES RELATING TO EDUCATION

Now Bishops teacher risks being deregistered amid fresh investigation

2019-10-21 18:40

The SA Council of Educators has launched its own investigation into the scandal at Bishops where a former teacher stands accused of having a relationship with a pupil.

Stellenbosch University plans to bring business school back to Stellenbosch

2019-10-20 14:05

Stellenbosch University plans to bring its Business School back to Stellenbosch from the current campus in Bellville, Cape Town.

PICS: Khayelitsha crèche raises funds to turn double-storey shack into safer school

2019-10-18 19:47

The Masibulele Educare Centre has been rebuilt into an established building and officially opened on October 12, following a great effort to raise funds.

Eastern Cape pupils march to education department, demand basic infrastructure at schools

2019-10-18 16:08

More than 200 pupils from different public schools in King William's Town have marched to the offices of the Eastern Cape Department of Education in Zwelitsha.

'He remains a learner and she remains an educator' - parliamentary committee on Bishops teacher sex claims

2019-10-18 14:11

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Basic Education says that while an 18-year-old Bishops Diocesan College pupil involved in a reported relationship with a 30-year-old teacher is of legal age of consent, he is also still a school pupil and there are power dynamics at play.

Mpumalanga teacher accused of sexually assaulting 8 pupils granted bail

2019-10-18 08:36

A Mpumalanga teacher accused of sexually assaulting eight Grade 7 pupils has appeared in court and has been released on bail, according to police.

A 15-year-old tried to raise awareness about sexual assault at her school. The school responded by suspending her for ‘bullying’.

2019-10-17 17:25

A suit filed by the ACLU says the school violated the student's first amendment freedom of speech rights and pressured her to rat out her friends.

Bishops teacher: 'She was a very sweet girl, so we are all very shocked', parents say amid sex claims

2019-10-17 14:55

Parents of Bishops pupils have expressed shock over allegations that ex-sports coach Fiona Viotti had a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old matric pupil.

Video allegedly featuring former Bishops teacher lands up on porn site, lawyer vows to fight to take it down

2019-10-17 07:36

An explicit video of a nude woman has been loaded on to a free pornographic website citing the name of Fiona Viotti, the water polo coach who resigned amid allegations of a sexual affair with a matric pupil.

Parents infuriated after load shedding leaves at least 30 matric exam centres in the dark

2019-10-16 16:05

Parents and members of the public have expressed outrage over the effect that load shedding is having on matric exams across the country, with at least 30 centres in the Western Cape being left in the dark.

 

Woman's journey from domestic worker to rape survivor, author, pastor and BA graduate

2019-10-21 05:52

As a teenager working as a domestic worker in Johannesburg, Linda Maponyane believed she was destined for more.

Bishops probe into teacher sex claims begins as more details emerge

2019-10-19 13:26

The Bishops Diocesan College principal has been interviewed as the probe into serious misconduct allegations against a female teacher got under way.

Specialists sent to school where 190 pupils fell ill

2019-10-18 16:21

The Gauteng Department of Health has sent specialists to investigate an incident at Nomini Primary School, south of Johannesburg, where 190 pupils fell ill.

Gauteng school employees allegedly forced to eat in converted toilet

2019-10-18 15:24

The Gauteng education department has instituted an inquiry following claims that black employees at an Ekurhuleni school were forced to eat in a converted toilet.

Mpumalanga education department suspends teacher accused of sexually assaulting eight pupils

2019-10-18 12:19

The Mpumalanga Department of Education has suspended a 56-year-old teacher accused of sexually assaulting eight Grade 7 pupils.

Porn site pulls video allegedly featuring former Bishops teacher

2019-10-17 19:34

A free pornographic website has removed an explicit video purportedly of Fiona Viotti who resigned from Bishops Diocesan College in Cape Town amid allegations of a sexual affair with a matric pupil.

Bishops teacher sex allegations: School boys have a right to be safe too, say MPs

2019-10-17 16:39

The Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities says it is concerned about the allegations of serious sexual misconduct against a teacher at elite Cape Town private school Bishops Diocesan College.

Call centre agent turned teacher calls ex-boss to get needy Cape Town school's computer lab up and running

2019-10-17 10:44

A former call centre agent turned teacher at an impoverished Cape Town school has helped connect his pupils to the future, by tapping into his connection with his former employer.

NSFAS yet to table annual report, says concerned parliamentary committee

2019-10-16 18:21

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology is concerned that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is yet to table its annual report for the 2018/19 financial year.

Maritzburg high school pupil stabbed to death, 5 others injured - education dept

2019-10-16 12:01

A pupil at a Pietermaritzburg high school has died after being stabbed, while five others have been hospitalised, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education has said.

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