Education

Education department’s electricity cut off for owing millions of rands

Eastern Cape provincial education department’s offices in Nelson Mandela Bay have been in the dark since December

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Brief | 20 February 2024

Mpumalanga delays building of school for learners with disabilities

School was promised over 10 years ago

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Brief | 13 February 2024

Deputy principal suspended after probe names him in suicide of 12-year-old Gauteng learner

Three other teachers named in report are still at the school

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News | 13 February 2024

R9.7-million spent and three years later, still no bridge

Eastern Cape villagers say Dr AB Xuma Local Municipality has been promising them the bridge for 20 years

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Brief | 12 February 2024

Vigil held in Sea Point for children of Gaza

The events were also to raise money for shoes for South African school children

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Brief | 12 February 2024

Children feel the magic of stories at World Read Aloud Day

Event organised by Nal’ibali and the City of Cape Town

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Brief | 8 February 2024

Cofimvaba scholar transport protest enters third week

The Eastern Cape has increased its scholar transport budget to accommodate a shortfall of 12,000 learners

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News | 6 February 2024

Anger at Panyaza Lesufi for failing to fix Roodepoort school for years

The department committed to replacing the school with a brick-and-mortar structure more than five years ago.

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News | 29 January 2024

Cofimvaba parents protest after scholar transport cancelled

Dozens of learners are unable to get to Sikhoba Nombewu Technical School

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Brief | 26 January 2024

Education department blames transport department for scholar transport fiasco

Hundreds of learners are stuck at home and not in school

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Brief | 24 January 2024

Dunoon top achiever dreams of studying chemical engineering

Makanaka Muzuva’s parents are Zimbabwean and cannot afford to pay for her university ambitions

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News | 24 January 2024

13-year-old boy walks and hitchhikes for an hour to get to school every day

Farm school has no scholar transport for about 80 keen learners

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Brief | 23 January 2024

Thousands of unplaced high school learners in the Western Cape

Province’s learners struggle for a school place, but KZN and Gauteng claim to be okay

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News | 19 January 2024

Parents try to force Gauteng high school to admit their children

About 30 parents from a neighbouring suburb insist their children be allowed to attend Florida Park High

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News | 18 January 2024

South African primary school team takes top place in coding tournament

The #Coding4Mandela championship was held virtually on Tuesday

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Brief | 5 December 2023

“Fix our schools” activists tell Minister as deadline passes

Minimum norms and standards set ten years ago have not been met, says Equal Education

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News | 29 November 2023