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All Blog Posts Tagged 'textbooks' (4)


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Rules of weighing school bags and text books

I was totally shocked to see this morning that my daughter could not get her lunch in her school bag because of all her books and textbooks. No, she is not in High School but only in Grade 6. She was forced to get and extra bag to take her books in.

 

I asked her why does she have all your books everyday and she said she needs it for homework.

 

I am shocked to think that there is no management from the teachers that offers the various subjects. She has homework…

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Added by Bronwyn Newman on January 30, 2013 at 7:33 — 7 Comments


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Worth a mention: Fake Motshekga Twitter account emerges

The legacy of three court orders, a media furore, and pupils who went without textbooks last year appears to be holding strong - on Twitter.

The basic education department was in a fluster on Wednesday afternoon after it was alerted to…

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Added by Bronwyn Newman on January 17, 2013 at 10:23 — No Comments


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Mxit launches exam revision apps

Mxit, Africa's largest mobile social network, hosts eight exam revision applications to help learners get through their end of year exams.
With over total 600 000 subscriptions to the exam revision apps and over five million to the other educational content available, it's clear that the average mobile phone can become a transformative education tool for this year's learners.

Andrew Rudge, chief of Insight and Reach…
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Added by Bronwyn Newman on November 14, 2012 at 9:33 — No Comments

Parents asked to participate in SGB elections

 Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has called on all parents of learners to participate in the 2012 School Governing Body (SGB) elections at their children’s schools.

 

The elections - to be held during March - will see parents, teachers and learners in over 24 000 public schools electing new representatives of the SGBs across the country, who will continue the work of promoting school excellence.

 

Addressing the media on Monday, Motshekga said the new…

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Added by sylvia hammond on January 30, 2012 at 16:37 — 1 Comment

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