ARTICLES RELATING TO SCHOOL

We asked teachers to name one thing parents should never do

2019-11-09 15:49

While parents are invested in their children receiving the best possible education, they can sometimes be unfairly pushy towards teachers.

Police probe assault charges as Grey High hostel 'whacking' practices unravel

2019-10-17 17:51

Seven Grade 12 pupils were hauled before a disciplinary hearing at the beginning of the month for meting out "whacks" to Grade 8 pupils at one of its boarding houses.

Allegations of racism between teacher, students at Roodepoort school untrue - SAHRC

2019-10-08 20:47

Allegations of a racist incident between a teacher and pupils of Tulip Secondary School were found to be untrue after the SAHRC went on a fact-finding mission. Instead, the incident took place between employees of the school.

Afro hairstyle 'comments' spark controversy at Cape Town high school

2019-08-30 21:57

Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer claims there is no evidence that derogatory comments were directed at a group of female Malibu High pupils who has Afro hairstyles.

Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd is no more

2019-08-23 16:39

The renaming of Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd in Pretoria is not about hate, but about the restoration of dignity, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said at the official unveiling of what is now Rietondale High School.

14 pupils take ill at Cape Town school after mass faintings

2019-07-25 14:58

Fourteen pupils at Masonwabe Primary School in Delft, Cape Town, are being assessed after some reportedly collapsed or fainted, the Western Cape Education Department said.

4-year-old schoolboy dies after teacher forgets about him in bus

2019-06-07 21:30

A young learner died from a heatstroke after falling asleep on a school bus.

Cassper Nyovest defends himself against 'fake grade 10 report' surfacing on Twitter

2019-05-30 14:29

Rapper Cassper Nyovest has finally responded.

Former SABC presenter Phumzile Zonke on juggling single parenting, work and a master’s degree

2019-04-11 12:44

Phumzile Zonke had to juggle school, parenting and work to get his Master's Degree

Why the first day of school is also tough on parents

2019-02-20 11:45

And as a parent, you are a part of this journey with your child, so it is completely normal to be feeling these emotions along with your child.

 

From ancient monasteries to futuristic libraries, these photos show the different ways kids learn around the world

2019-10-30 21:05

Agora, a free photography app, recently held a contest to award some of the most beautiful photos taken this year that depict learning in some form.

A Japanese ninja history student who handed in a blank paper was given a top mark after her professor realised her essay was written in invisible ink

2019-10-11 12:42

At first, the blank piece of paper resembled trash, but when the professor held it against a hot stove the black ink began to appear line by line.

A blogger shared the genius fridge hack she uses to get her kids to eat healthy snacks, and it's going viral

2019-09-22 15:58

With toddlers, snack time can be a battle. But one mom came up with a genius fridge hack to help avoid arguments and foster her kids' independence.

An American high school is spending R730 million to renovate its buildings in order to thwart school shooters

2019-08-24 12:04

The school district worked with an architecture firm to subtly integrate survival into every element of the new building's design.

A mom came up with the most adorable back-to-school tradition for her son, and it'll inspire you to do the same

2019-08-21 12:44

Carina Cansino created a clever back-to-school sendoff tradition for her son that will show how he grows over the years.

Klipfontein primary school robbed for a second time in two months

2019-07-24 19:13

A primary school in Klipfontein in Midrand has again been targeted by criminals, who made off with electrical equipment on Tuesday.

Eastern Cape pupil arrested for allegedly stabbing fellow pupil with a spoon

2019-06-02 09:45

A 19-year-old pupil was arrested for allegedly stabbing another pupil with a spoon inside school premises in the Zangwa village in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said.

Department of Education slams claims of masturbation lessons for Grade 4 pupils

2019-05-14 11:35

Confirmed by the Department of Education: Masturbation will not be included in the new Life Orientation curriculum for Grade 4 pupils.

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.

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

2019-01-08 11:03

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

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