This top achieving matriculant tells his incredible story, how he kept motivated for success and what he wants to do next.
An international report on education has revealed depressing details about the state of primary education in South Africa. We break down the PIRLS report.
Western Cape schools have been doing their bit to help save water. It seems one device has made a massive difference. We have the details.
The three Maritzburg College learners that publically supported the EFF at school will not be disciplined. The Department of Education stepped in.
South African pupils are “the most bullied kids in the world”, according to the country’s education minister. The Africa Check team sharpened their pencils to verify the claim.
This situation doesn’t look like it will be solved anytime soon.
South African schools keep being exposed for acts of racism.
Quite a mixed bag…
Author and Afrikaner activist Dan Roodt incorrectly tweeted that pupils from Afrikaans schools bagged 88% of the country’s mathematics distinctions.
A recent study among some of the world’s wealthier nations places SA almost right at the bottom of the list when it comes to the quality of our education system.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has advised learners starting the 2017 school year to emulate the behaviour of their clever counterparts.
While the number of young people matriculating might have gone up, more than 40% of those who started grade 10 back in 2014 never even made it to matric.
Johannesburg – The Free State chalked up a 93.2% National Senior Certificate pass rate, which excludes the results of progressed learners, to emerge as the country’s top performing province.
The spotlight on matric results is allowing the crisis in primary school education to remain in the shadows, Equal Education said on Wednesday, ahead of the release of the Department of Basic Education’s Grade 12 pass rate.
Maths occupies an eminent place in global schooling assessment criteria not just because of its content, but for the skills that are taught and developed alongside it.
The department of (very) basic education has once again lowered its own standards in order to make lazy teachers look good on paper.
(very)Basic education minister Angie Motshekga celebrated South Africa’s improved international math and science ranking, from very last to only second-last.
Are 87% of South African students in no-fee schools? Or is it 87% of high school students? Both these claims were attributed to the ruling party’s secretary general. And both are incorrect.
The department of basic education has had to scramble after one of their approved textbooks, seemingly teaching girls that rape is their fault, caused outrage.
How embarrassing! 300 teachers charged with educating youngsters didn’t pass a grade 3 English tests… what do you even learn in grade 3 English?
Someone quick! Check if Mac Maharaj has died; Cyril appears to be channelling his spirit.
Our education system is creating a culture of entitled youths, according to renowned human rights activist Rhoda Kadalie.
You know you’re in trouble when the minister of basic education – the person responsible for the school system – admits that said system is falling apart.
The national matric pass rate has plummeted to 70.7% for the 2015 school year and even if you passed, your qualification is nothing more than a watered-down representation of a failed system… according to some.
South Africa’s science and mathematics education is seriously lacking.