An organization called Hope Restoration Ministries has reacted to the fatal stabbing, which occurred on Monday, of a Grade 10 learner by saying responsibility for school safety cannot be left solely to the Basic Education Department.
The Department of Basic Education has blamed its service providers for the delay in meeting the deadline to deliver braille textbooks to special schools.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government should move with speed to address the backlogs of infrastructure in the education and health sectors
The Department of Basic Education has condemned the ongoing interruption of learners’ education due to lack of scholar transport in some areas of Madibeng in the North West province.
The High Court in Polokwane has ruled against the Limpopo Education Department in a matter involving Makangwane High School in Senwabarwana whose classrooms have been declared unsafe.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to all those who are playing a critical role in the provision of education in the country.
The Basic Education Department has advised 2018 matriculants to check if the institutions of higher learning at which they would like to study are legitimate.
South Africa’s education system remains unequal. The recent matric results clearly demonstrate that the education system is biased towards those who have financial means.
Basic Education MECs have been releasing details of the performance of the class of 2018 in their provinces.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says nearly half of the learners who enrolled in Grade 1 in 2007, didn’t write the full-time matric exams in 2018.