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

Government is to spend R3 billion on building libraries in communities with limited access to these facilities. This was announced by the D…

Started by sylvia hammond

3 Sep 9
Reply by Des Squire

Teacher Training Workshops to improve Mathematics, Science and Technology school standards

  By More Matshediso  The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has organised workshops for teachers to improve their skills and competencies…

Started by sylvia hammond

1 Aug 9
Reply by Cas Olivier

Minister Motshekga launches National Science Week

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has commended the participation of South African schools in global science competitions, sayi…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Aug 4

Minister Motshekga proposes compulsory education for children between 5 and 15 years of age

A legislative review to make schooling compulsory for children between the ages of five and 15 years is on the cards. Briefing journalists…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Jul 23

Minister Motsekga appoints new Umalusi Council

Basic Education Minister Angie Motsekga has appointed a 14-member council for Umalusi. The council, which will serve until June 2018, will…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Jun 12

Education receives 20% of government's consolidated expenditure

Full Budget Speech text Education will receive a share of 20% (R254 billion) of government’s consolidated expenditure -- higher than any ot…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Feb 26

Basic Education Minister Motshekga to represent SA @ Education World Forum in London

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will represent South Africa at the Education World Forum in London next week, where leaders in the…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Jan 20

Which Basic Education statistics matter - and why? We need a fuller picture.

In response to the announcement of the 78.2% pass rate for NSC (matric), there has been a welter of print and internet media comments about…

Started by sylvia hammond

3 Jan 9
Reply by Jacques de Villiers

When NSFAS funds run out - what happens next - is there a waiting list?

A matriculated young woman from Ekurhuleni who approached NSFAS with her acceptance letter to study psychology at UNISA was told that "the…

Started by sylvia hammond

2 Jan 8
Reply by sylvia hammond

NSC Exam Result presentation by Angie Motshekga

The South African National Senior Certificate - grade 12 - examination results always lead to much discussion on whether the results are im…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Jan 7

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