A third of Gauteng pupils still travel more than 5km to school

2018-07-03 09:49

Despite the 5km catchment areas of schools, many kids still travel more than that to school. The long and short of South African school commutes: children may be travelling very far to get to school, which ultimately becomes costly, but it could be for a better education. So what do you do, as a parent, in this situation?


2018-06-18 10:00

YES CLUB is one of the promising businesses owned by 60 pupils at Ekwazini High School in Mhluzi, Mpumalanga.

Teenager accidentally shot dead by school friend

2018-05-29 15:14

Local detectives have launched a homicide investigation and urged parents to educate their children on gun safety.

Secunda schoolgirl smiles through her pain – even though hospitals have no space for her

2018-04-13 19:10

She looks like most school girls. Young, bubbly and happy.

The idea that we each have a 'learning style' is bogus — here's why

2018-04-04 13:56

There's no real evidence that different people learn better visually, orally, or by doing.

21 all-time favourite and a few new unique fundraising ideas for schools

2018-02-26 17:12

From bake sales and auctions to carnivals and sleepovers, we've got all the fundraising ideas you'll need to have a successful school year.

WATCH: Joburg parent 'couldn't wait' for child to start primary school

Government schools opened on Wednesday morning for the first day of the school's calendar, welcoming hundreds of new learners through their gates. Watch.

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11 Back-to-school lunchbox ideas that your kids will love

2018-01-15 07:00

Energy-boosting snacks and exciting lunches to look forward to this year!

Student sues school who forced her to dye her hair black

2017-11-01 10:09

Should we bow down to uniformity to 'keep the peace' or are we perpetuating a system that will ultimately shed us of our own identity?


Welcome to Elon Musk's school, where kids play with flamethrowers and shirk foreign languages

2018-06-26 13:58

Elon Musk cofounded a school for his five sons in 2014 called Ad Astra.

Wearing glasses could really mean you're smarter, according to a new study

2018-06-02 10:26

According to a new study from the University of Edinburgh, there could be some truth to the idea that smart people wear glasses.


2018-05-17 14:30

TEACHERS and kids were met by smoke coming out of the staff room windows when they arrived at Tholulwazi High School in Kameelrivier, Mpumalanga on Monday.

At this Joburg school, the teacher dresses up as Wonder Woman and the kids learn to become heroes

2018-04-12 16:16

It’s a South African first, and possibly a world first too. Cosplay, the art of dressing up as your favourite comic book character, has taken this school by storm.

Natasha Thahane is living her best life

2018-03-06 13:00

Actress vows not to live up to expectations

Steinhoff’s Markus Jooste gave his old school R10 million, but no-one wants to touch it

2018-02-22 18:55

The CEO of the collapsed company made a big donation, but a trust for a top Pretoria school is not taking the chance of actually using the money.

How to get a grip on that first-day-of-school anxiety

2018-01-17 07:20

As the first day of school rolls around once again, many parents and children may feel overwhelmed.

This is how much your child's school uniform could cost this year

2018-01-05 13:27

This is the time of year when parents have to face the annual cost of fitting out their children for the new school year.

Top tips from teachers to parents

2017-11-03 18:22

"Offer words of encouragement and motivation, as this will build confidence."

Veliswa Skeyi on why she left Lord Comforters

2017-10-19 11:39

Practising what she preaches

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