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28 July 2014, 7:11 PM

Basic Education Budget Vote

COVID-19 safety measures should be maintained under Alert Level 1: Education expert

14 September 2020, 11:09 AM

Education expert Mary Metcalfe says basic protocols of preventing the spread of the coronavirus should be maintained even when the country moves to Alert Level 1 lockdown.

Education department prioritising learners with special needs: Mhaule

4 September 2020, 9:35 AM

Basic Education Deputy Minister Reginah Mhaule says the department is doing all it can to make the needs of learners in all special schools in the country its priority.

Education department refutes claims that some schools are without water

24 August 2020, 10:30 AM

The Department of Basic Education has dismissed reports that some schools are without running water.

Gauteng Education expecting 1.5 million learners back in class on Monday

21 August 2020, 10:36 PM

The Gauteng Education department is expecting 1.5 million learners to return to school on Monday.

Home, public schooling an alternative for private school learners: Dept of Education

17 August 2020, 12:53 PM

The Basic Education Department says parents have the option to home school their children or seek to place them at a public school. This is in response to reports that some private schools are expelling learners over unpaid fees.

Bridging the gap: English as a lingua franca in higher education

15 August 2020, 11:14 AM

As part of PanSALB’s new language awareness campaign, the month of August has been chosen for the celebration of English. It’s a time to reflect on its fascinating history as well as on the ways in which the language touches and enriches our lives.

A ‘pass one, pass all’ policy won’t be applied to 2020 academic year: Education Department

4 August 2020, 9:44 PM

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says only 70% of the curriculum will be covered this year and it may be a tall order.

National Assembly to debate state of education in South Africa

25 July 2020, 8:09 PM

Congress of the People (COPE) says it welcomes the decision by the Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise to allow an urgent debate next month on the state of education in South Africa.

KZN Education suspends officials implicated in multi-million rand sanitary towel scandal

23 July 2020, 1:55 PM

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu says officials implicated in corruption regarding the supply of over R4 million worth of sanitary towels at schools in the province have been suspended.



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