EDUCATION

Motshekga snubs teachers’ unions

Minister says she’s consulting, but unions say it’s not with them

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 15 July 2020

Children cross the Msunduzi to get to school

There are plans for a bridge but no timeframe

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 July 2020

Two years later: still no new toilets at Cofimvaba school

508 schools still without any sanitation in the Eastern Cape, says Equal Education

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 14 July 2020

“Illegal strike” says department as teachers down tools at Kraaifontein school

Teachers say they are fed up with working conditions under Covid-19

By Vincent Lali - 10 July 2020

Human Rights Commission monitor closes primary school

Three teachers test positive for Covid-19

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 9 July 2020

New LGBTQI+ draft guidelines for schools critically flawed say education activists

Western Cape Education Department is evaluating comments on its Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Guidelines

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 9 July 2020

Court order means millions of children can return to pre-school centres

Judge has harsh words for ministers Lindiwe Zulu and Angie Motshekga

By Tania Broughton - 6 July 2020

Education ministers “ducking accountability” argues Equal Education

Civil society wants courts to supervise government’s handling of school feeding

By Tania Broughton - 2 July 2020

Covid-19: SADTU members quit schools to mourn dead colleagues

Union calls for Eastern Cape schools to be closed

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 2 July 2020

Vandalism during lockdown drains Motherwell school’s budget

Parents have started patrolling the grounds to scare off vandals

By Joseph Chirume - 29 June 2020

A few “hiccups” but school feeding on track, education department insists

Civil society takes Minister Motshekga to court for “empty promise”

By Tania Broughton - 29 June 2020

Teachers want schools closed until Covid-19 “peak” has passed

But MEC for Education says keeping schools closed will hurt the most vulnerable learners

By Ashraf Hendricks - 25 June 2020

No high school places for thousands of Grade 7s in 2021

Online schooling proposed as a solution for education

By Steve Kretzmann - 25 June 2020

Covid-19: School principals ask President to close schools

“Our children and teachers are terrified”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 24 June 2020

Covid-19: COSAS closes down Cape Town school

Matric students sent home

By Vincent Lali - 18 June 2020

Eastern Cape mud school “falling apart” say parents

Parents say they have been asking the department for a new school for over 20 years

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2020