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SANews.gov.za 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
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Basic Education (DoBE) spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga announced that the names of Grade 12 learners who pass matric will not be published, only the learners’ ID and exam…Continue
Report issued by SAnews.gov.zaThe 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
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
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