Basic and Higher Education


Basic and Higher Education

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Location: South Africa
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Latest Activity: Jul 20

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Gauteng Schools Technology to be re-launched with enhanced security

Started by sylvia hammond Jul 20. 0 Replies

 The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) says it will on Tuesday start rolling out a teaching and learning programme which will create paperless classrooms to 375 high schools.The department said schools mainly in townships and rural areas have…Continue

Tags: law, tablets, schools, security, enforcement

Increased funding for health-related research at 5 South African universities

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 9. 0 Replies

The following five South African universities, which were previously under-resourced, have received a R30 million boost for health research: the University of Fort Hare, University of Limpopo, Walter Sisulu University, University of Venda, and the…Continue

Tags: cancer, medicine, HIV, environmental, non-communicable

Child Support Grant to be extended past 18 years of age for children at school

Started by sylvia hammond May 13. 0 Replies

Report by Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says government intends to extend the child support grant beyond the age of 18 for children who remain in school after they turn 18.She said this would not include all children,…Continue

Tags: care, development, meail, foster, poverty

President Zuma encourages NSC graduates to further studies

Started by sylvia hammond Jan 5. 0 Replies

05 January 2015 "President Jacob Zuma has congratulated all the learners who sat through the 2014 National Senior Certificate examinations, whose results were announced by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga this evening, 05 January 2015. "We…Continue

Tags: aid, financial, student, senior, certificate

National Senior Certificate results at 18h00 5 January 2015

Started by sylvia hammond Jan 5. 0 Replies

The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, will announce the National Senior Certificate (NSC)matric pass rate live on SABC at 6pm this evening (18h00 5 January 2015).This comes after the quality assurance council, UMALUSI, declared the 2014…Continue

Tags: results, Motshekga, certificate, senior, national

Minister Motshekga announces foundation phase improvements - grade 9 improvement project

Started by sylvia hammond Dec 4, 2014. 0 Replies article by More Matshediso Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the education sector has over the last two years proved to have made substantial strides in the foundation and intermediate phase in both literacy and…Continue

Tags: annual, literacy, GET, national, assessment

No names of Grade 12 learners to be published and SA Sign language gazetted

Started by sylvia hammond Nov 26, 2014. 0 Replies

Following the final Council of Education Ministers (CEM) meeting, Department of Basic Education (DoBE) spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga announced that the names of Grade 12 learners who pass matric will not be published, only the learners’ ID and exam…Continue

Tags: Ministerial, task, names, NSC, accountability

Basic Education department raises pass mark for grades 7 - 9

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) Nov 24, 2014. 1 Reply

Report issued by Department of Basic Education has raised the pass mark for grades 7, 8 and 9 as part of its efforts of improving the quality of education in the public school system.  The National Curriculum Statement (NCS), Grades…Continue

Tags: learning, additional, first, condonation, language

"51% of South African households do not have a single book in their home"

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Des Squire Sep 9, 2014. 3 Replies

Government is to spend R3 billion on building libraries in communities with limited access to these facilities.This was announced by the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Rejoice Mabudafhasi, during a visit to Greenside Primary School in…Continue

Tags: culture, arts, children, community, access




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