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The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has welcomed the approval this month by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to allow hearing impaired pupils to choose sign language as a first language. According to PanSALB, this is a positive…Continue
By More Matshediso The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has organised workshops for teachers to improve their skills and competencies in Mathematics, Science and Technology (MST) subjects. The Teacher Training Centre Workshops will be launched…Continue
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has commended the participation of South African schools in global science competitions, saying they are nurturing the country's future researchers and innovators. Speaking at the launch of National…Continue
A legislative review to make schooling compulsory for children between the ages of five and 15 years is on the cards.Briefing journalists ahead of her department’s Budget Vote in Parliament on Wednesday, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said…Continue
Basic Education Minister Angie Motsekga has appointed a 14-member council for Umalusi.The council, which will serve until June 2018, will be chaired by Professor John Volmink -- who is a nationally recognized expert in education and in assessment,…Continue
Allegations against Basic Education Director General Bobby Soobrayan have not been proved. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga was notified of the outcome on 18 December, 2013.The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) accused…Continue
When the Limpopo Education Department enlisted the services of the South African Post Office (SAPO) to deliver textbooks to schools, in just five weeks postal workers managed to deliver over six million textbooks to schools across the region before…Continue
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will represent South Africa at the Education World Forum in London next week, where leaders in the field are expected to map out policy related plans for the next decade.Dubbed “Planning for 2015,…Continue