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Pregnant Schoolgirl

21 000 pupils pregnant last fin year: report

Around 21 000 schoolgirls, including 717 still in primary school, were pregnant in the 2013/14 financial year, Beeld reported today.


WSU’s SRC pays student debts

Days after the Wits University student representative council (SRC) raised R1-million to assist students who could not afford to register,…

DISHEARTENING: Chumani Primary pupils in Reeston wait for their school transport. Many end up walking

Stranded by the wayside: many EC pupils still left without transport

No pupil will be left stranded without transport” was the promise made by Eastern Cape transport MEC Weziwe Tikana the…

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande

State bursary fund probe

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has ordered a forensic audit into the state’s massive bursary and loan scheme for tertiary…

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi

School apologises for racial segregation

A private school in Pretoria apologised on Monday for separating students according to race, said education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

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…

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