The Basic Education Department is considering rescheduling the Grade 12 technology exam which could not be written in many parts of the country due to power cuts.
The Basic Education Department has urged parents to support their children’s learning by encouraging good school attendance.
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.
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 Basic Education Department has slammed media reports that Grade 4 will learn about masturbation in a new curriculum.
The new life orientation textbooks will be rolled out next year.