Grade 9 pupils have continued to under-perform in the Annual National Assessments (ANA) exams.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bhisho High Court made an order-by-consent on Thursday compelling the basic education minister to publish the norms and standards for school infrastructure, Equal Education (EE) said.