Two national ministers have spoken out about sexual offences against women and children.
The Department of Basic Education says the drop in learners taking accounting as a school subject is due to the department’s decision to link the subject with that of pure mathematics.
The National Conference on the provision of quality education for those with special needs is continuing in Polokwane.
Four learners from Krugersdorp High School in Gauteng have won R10 000 each in the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Schools Challenge.
Pit latrines continue to pose a threat to learners across the Eastern Cape schools. Two learners at Hillbrow Combined School in Lusikiski fell into the pit latrines and nearly drowned.
Debate continues to rage following a Ministerial Task Team’s recommendation that history be made a compulsory subject in the last three years of school.
Anglo American has launched an education programme in partnership with the Department of Basic Education with the aim of improving learner educational outcomes in an initiative valued at R500 million over the next five years.
As tributes continue to pour in for Madikizela-Mandela, SAFTU general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has described her as an international symbol of resistance to apartheid.
EFF leader, Julius Malema, says humanity will be restored when all people have access to functional basic services, such as sewerage systems in schools.
Education Activists have called on government to convene a School Safety Indaba to develop a safety charter for the well-being of learners.