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Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is expected to release the 2013 Annual National Assessment (ANA) results tomorrow.The ANA was put in place by the Department of Basic Education as a tool to annually measure progress in learner achievement in…Continue
A nifty 5-in-1 multi-purpose pen consisting of a flexible ruler, refill ink system, a pencil with stencils, digital clock and a warning system to prevent the loss of the unit has seen a village school walk away as the Techno-Girl Entrepreneurship…Continue
Education stakeholders have been invited to study the draft on minimum uniform norms and standards for school infrastructure and provide comments by 11 October 2013. This comes after Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga approved the draft…Continue
We hear regularly about schools that are failing - textbooks don't arrive, infrastructure is vandalised, and pupils are not ready for tertiary education or work. A local bank has taken to advertising using the lack of school libraries and Equal…Continue
Bhekisisa Mncube of SAnews reports that the South African Police Service (SAPS) in KwaZulu-Natal has opened a docket for malicious damage to property following the discovery of dumped workbooks/textbooks in Empangeni, 149km away from Durban.SAPS…Continue
356 Cuban trained medical practitioners are already practicing in South Africa; this case study by Gabi Khumalo of SANews provides insight into the challenges the students face and the benefits of this medical student programme.Since childhood,…Continue
The Department of Basic Education intends to approach the Press Council over weekend reports in the City Press that some schools in Limpopo still do not have textbooks. The department alleges that the reporter ignored proof provided to him by the…Continue
At the New Age breakfast briefing on 11 April 2013 Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande confirmed that the Strategic Integrated Projects (SIPs) are progressing well.These higher education infrastructure projects are estimated to…Continue
IntroductionLet me start by thanking the ETDP SETA Board for inviting me to this important event. Since its inception, the ETDP SETA has been an active government entity in finding solutions to the critical challenges in our education and training…Continue
South Africa is looking at the possibility of sending medical students to other parts of the world to receive training. There are currently about 1 200 medical students from South Africa studying in Cuba, which historically enjoys strong bilateral…Continue