"education" tag
Angie Motshekga

Supplementary exam deadline extended

The registration deadline for supplementary exams has been extended, the basic education department said today.


University funding needs to change to achieve parity

I must first acknowledge much has been done to transform higher education since the inception of our first democratic government.

A round of grins as education MEC Mandla Makupula and Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle congratulate the top three pupils in the province for the 2014 matric class.picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Huge gap between school in settlement and Selborne

IT HAS become a glittering ritual that masks the fault lines of our education system. Every year, the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga parades matric “top achievers”.

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande

More money for post-matrics, says Nzimande

Government has increased funding to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to cater for poor and disabled students, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said today.


Phase two probe into exam cheating begins

Phase two of the investigations into the matric mass cheating will begin today. According to spokesman for the Department of Basic Education, Elijah Mhlanga,

Partially blind pupil Pelisa Mkwambi made history for Khanyisa School for the Blind when she received the premier's award as the top learner in the Eastern Cape in the special schools category. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Blind pupil shining light for province

Partially blind pupil Pelisa Mkwambi made history for her school when she received the premier’s award as the top pupil in the special schools category.

Isabel Lampr with her new grade 1 class at Laerskool Louw Geldenhuys on January 15, 2014, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Schools across the country opened their doors for the 2014

Too few schools for EL’s kids

THE best time to apply to get your child into Grade 1 is when they are a year old. This was the advice given by Janine R adue,   head of the foundation phase at Abbotsford Christian School.

Eastern Cape learners face being without textbooks next year Picture: file

Learners face shortage of textbooks

Thousands of Eastern Cape learners face being without textbooks next year as  the education department has used funds for learner-teacher support materials (LTSM) to pay teacher salaries and buy school furniture.

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