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The basic education Afrikaans text book is wrong. What to tell the children?

The older generation probably grew up believing a lot of things that have been disproved by current levels of technological research.  Is P…

Started by sylvia hammond

22 Nov 9
Reply by sylvia hammond

Statement by President Zuma after meeting with university community representatives

Fellow South Africans, I have concluded a meeting with vice-chancellors, chairpersons of university councils, presidents of student repres…

Started by sylvia hammond

1 Oct 24
Reply by Steve Short


The burning issue of South African higher education

It is said that Alexander the great took out his sword and cut a Gordian knot in two when he could not untie it. It was the easy way out, b…

Started by Hannes Nel

15 Oct 22
Reply by sylvia hammond

Education and skills remain apex priorities for SA - Deputy President in Sweden

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says education and skills development remain an apex priority for South Africa - said on closing the 9th s…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Oct 20

Minister Blade Nzimande on student fee increase protests

19 Oct 2015 The Department of Higher Education and Training notes the current student protests over fee increases across a number of univer…

Started by sylvia hammond

6 Oct 20
Reply by Tass Schwab

Gauteng Schools Technology to be re-launched with enhanced security

 The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) says it will on Tuesday start rolling out a teaching and learning programme which will create pa…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Jul 20

Minister Motshekga announces foundation phase improvements - grade 9 improvement project article by More Matshediso  Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the education sector has over the last two years pr…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Dec 4, 2014

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

Following the final Council of Education Ministers (CEM) meeting, Department of Basic Education (DoBE) spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga announce…

Started by sylvia hammond

0 Nov 26, 2014

Basic Education department raises pass mark for grades 7 - 9

Report issued by The Department of Basic Education has raised the pass mark for grades 7, 8 and 9 as part of its efforts of i…

Started by sylvia hammond

1 Nov 24, 2014
Reply by Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax)

"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, 2014
Reply by Des Squire




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