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Pupils Siyahluma
Hole, Yonela Xawuka
and Othembele Njongi
of Tuwa Primary
School at the new
building under
construction by the
community. Below,
Grade 4 pupil
Thomaliso Hole stands
outside her present
classroom Picture: SINO

Schooling excellence is possible

OUR school education is currently rated as 140th out of 145 countries. A more recent report put the rating slightly lower but, for now, the given rating is simply horrendous.

President Jacob Zuma

Education a tool for success: Zuma

Education must be used as an instrument to reverse the damage of apartheid, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

Angie Motshekga

Dept pays R29m to schools

The Department of Basic Education has finally paid some R29-million it owed to 32 Eastern Cape schools – but not before national education bosses’  luxury cars were attached.

Anele Nkoyi

SA must unshackle chains that prevent free education

SINCE my arrival at an institution of higher learning in 2008 until my departure in last year, and even today,

Minister of Basic Education, Angie  Motshekga

Over half million to write matric 2014

More than half-a-million public school pupils have registered to write matric this year, according to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

JULY 29, 2014 Excited pupils from Mzokhanyo High School in Duncan Village happily tuck into a plate of pap and chicken, which the school is serving for the first time in line with the new menu for the school nutrition programme. Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA ©DAILY DISPATCH

Budget boost means kids eat chicken for first time

‘Joy on those faces just heart-warming’ THE department of education has new menus for its school nutrition programme – and for the first time, Eastern Cape pupils will be fed chicken meat.

MEC for Education Mandla Makupula. Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Education MEC fires rotten apple employees

EDUCATION MEC Mandla Makupula has announced that his department has fired 30 employees for various irregularities.


Education head suspended

Ngonzo accused of unilateral tender decision PROVINCIAL education boss Mthunywa Ngonzo’s tenure at the helm of the troubled department could be coming to an end after he was suspended yesterday.

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