It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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The Competition Commission says it is intensifying efforts to make sure school uniforms are reasonably priced, and so far private schools like Curro have pledged to cooperate with interventions that have been introduced.
The Competition Commission has issued a statement reminding schools to remain compliant with the school uniform guidelines to prevent anti-competitive behaviour in the industry.
Many South African schools make white tekkies compulsory for physical education and school sporting activities. White. Parents up and down the country have been searching for the most affordable options, seeing as we need to buy at least one pair per child per year. So here are some of the white tekkie options available in stores and online, and tips for keeping those babies clean!
A mom complains about the exorbitant prices of school uniforms, saying that parents have no choice. "What is going to be done to help the public with this issue?" she asks.
It might not seem like such a big deal now, but not feeling like I was one of the cool kids growing up was incredibly challenging. Here are a few things I wish someone had told me when I was a tween.
Wearing a skirt can prevent girls from being active and eventually from participating in sports, as this Australian researcher found.
While we understand the need to look neat and tidy sometimes teachers can go overboard when doing uniform inspections.
Kim Norton wonders why school uniforms are so dreadfully expensive.
Keeping your children's school clothes neat and tidy can be a daunting task. They are worn daily, and are subjected to plenty of wear and tear. The experts advise..
The Competition Commission has again urged schools to adhere to the school uniform guidelines aimed at curbing anti-competitive behaviour at schools, says Ina Opperman.
The Competition Commission is looking into long-term deals between schools and exclusive suppliers of uniforms. Now an association of school governing bodies is advising schools to admit to such deals and shape up – so perhaps avoiding penalties.
After receiving a letter from an understandably frustrated parent about the expense that is school uniforms, we asked: how do we tackle this issue? As usual, our readers didn't disappoint.
Making sure you know exactly what the costs for your child's school year will be, can help to avoid some nasty surprises!
Parent24 readers share their thoughts on our much-talked-about article.
Take charge of that school stationery list for next year now, with these tips.
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