South Africa’s basic education system is in a state of crisis, negatively affecting young people’s ability to perform in a knowledge-driven global economy, and blocking South Africa’s human capital pipeline from producing a steady flow of skilled and highly skilled individuals into the labour pool. The DA resolutions for discussion include, among others, the creation […]
The Basic Education Department is at pains to clarify that its proposed General Education Certificate (GEC) for grade nine learners does not mean the end of their education.
The SABC has embarked on a national Education Career expo in Mbombela, Mpumalanga exposing learners from various schools to the different career paths.
The ACDP is calling on the Department of Basic Education to do away with Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) at schools. The opposition party marched to the department’s head office in Pretoria on Saturday to demand that CSE be removed from the school curriculum.
Educational specialist, Professor Nosisi Feza, says the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the educational sector will be a huge challenge.
Educational specialist, Professor Nosisi Feza, says the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the educational sector will be a huge challenge.
Civil Society group, Equal Education (EE), has written to parliament raising concerns over Zukisa Faku, former Executive Mayor of Buffalo City Municipality, being the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education.
Equal Education says the 2018 matric pass rate of 78% announced by the Basic Education Department is not entirely accurate as it ignores the number of learners who dropped out on the road to matric.
Stats SA Chief Director Isabelle Schmidt says there’s a gap between different population groups in terms of access to higher education. According to the Statistics South Africa General Household Survey of 2018, more South Africans have greater access to basic education since its inception in 2002.