Education will continue to receive a bulk of government’s spending money, says Finance Minister in his Budget Speech on Wednesday.
The Department of Basic Education has expressed disappointment at the lack of immediate communication by two schools in Gauteng following the fatal drowning of two learners.
The Basic Education Department says it expects the 2020 school year to get off to a smooth start as public schools opens on Wednesday.
The Department of Basic Education says social media post suggesting that the minimum pass requirements for mathematics have been “lowered to 20%” for Grades 7 to 9, is fake news.
The public broadcaster in partnership with the Department of Basic Education calls on matriculants to register on the SABC’s 2019 matric results service in order to get their final examination results.
Parents or guardians have the primary responsibility for the education of their children, and have the right to be consulted by state authorities with respect to the form that education should take and to take part in its governance.
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.