I warned that the EFF's total disregard for the rules would cause serious problems in years to come, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
A boy disappears (and later dies) and all the men in charge of the boys agree on a brotherhood of silence and a conspiracy of lies – if not by commission, certainly by omission, writes Rams Mabote.
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) appreciates the interest shown in education, particularly the engagement regarding the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) component of Life Orientation.
The introduction of a General Education Certificate does not mean pupils can leave school after completing Grade 9, the education department says.
While Gauteng schools have come under fire in the past few months following incidents of violence, some of which was fatal, the department says that cases of sexual violence on school premises has declined.
Anele grew up using pit toilets.
"Proper toilets go hand in hand with clean sanitation, which goes hand in hand with reducing infections and deaths that may occur," says TV and radio presenter Anele Mdoda.
High school teacher Erin Castillo designed a mental health check-in chart where students can anonymously share if they're struggling.
Pupils each get a personal tutor and access to sixteen different sports.
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.
If one looks at the majority of schools in the southern suburbs of Cape Town they have never gone beyond the 50% threshold for people of colour. One must ask, why, writes Keiran Peacock.
School governing bodies also have to accept that risks do materialise and that it is vital they have policies and procedures in place to ensure the school's response is effective on all fronts. A concern in the current case is the lack of comment from the governing body, writes Parmi Natesan and Muhammad Seedat.
The migration of learners from townships to former model C schools is a tinderbox likely to explode and make the FeesMustFall campaign look like a Sunday afternoon picnic.
Some of these devices can send alerts to school officials, telling them the precise location of smoker on campus.
A nasty leadership battle was avoided at upmarket private school Bishops College in Cape Town on Thursday, as two factions of Old Boys warring over leadership posts at the prestigious Old Diocesans Union reached a reconciliatory conclusion.
The Tshwane District Commissioner met with the local police station's junior commissioner from Pretoria Technical High School as part of the police's drive to form anti-crime partnerships with schools.
We need to stop the criminal wastage of the talent residing in our youthful population by taking steps to transform the socio-economic structures of our society that perpetuate the wounds of divisions, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The Department of Basic Education feels no need to prescribe to educators what they must wear or not.
Shops are currently offering attractive back-to-school specials.
Parents at Khabingene Primary school in Flagstaff in the Eastern Cape are worried that the school’s leaking roof could collapse on their children.
Central to irregular expenditure in schools infrastructure the frail chain of accountability in service delivery, writes Christine Botha.
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