"Angie Motshekga" tag
President Jacob Zuma

Everybody says dumb things: Motshekga defends Zuma

ANC Women’s League president and Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said people should not be so sensitive over comments about women, Beeld reported today.

Angie Motshekga

Grade 9 class scores poor maths marks

Grade 9 pupils have continued to under-perform in the Annual National Assessments (ANA) exams.


Proposed reforms ‘could lower matric pass rate’

Drastic new changes to the matric qualification, proposed in a report by a ministerial commission, could result in lower pass rates and negatively affect the “psyche” of pupils and teachers,

Angie Motshekga

PanSALB welcomes Motshekga’s decision on sign language

THE Pan SA Language Board (PanSALB) has welcomed Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s approval to allow deaf pupils to choose sign language as a first language.

The ANC Women's league.

Gender violence: reaction to women empowerment

DESPITE the gains we have made as women over the past 20 years, patriarchy is still not completely defeated. In fact, in many respects where it has been beaten down and overcome, it manages to transform and adapt and find new ways of trying to bring women down.


Judge’s tough school order

Government must provide all with furniture. THE government and provincial education department will have to immediately come up with some R360-million after the Mthatha High Court yesterday ordered them to provide every public school in the province with adequate school furniture before May 31.

ANCWL Press Conference

Angie defends matric rape task

BASIC Education Minister Angie Motshekga has defended an exam question which asked matric pupils to describe a rape scene using a loaf of bread and a broomstick.

Angie Motshekga

Angie told to set norms

BASIC Education Minister Angie Motshekga was yesterday instructed by an Eastern Cape court to provide norms and standards a model for schools by the end of this year.

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