As more bizarre behaviour of learners is reported, we take a closer look to see if this is an ancestral calling or just a TikTok challenge.
Teachers must report learner pregnancies to the police if the child is under the age of 16 years old. Perpetrators will be arrested in cases of statutory rape.
Nine children – aged between five and 13 – died in an accident in Mpumalanga on Wednesday. The driver is charged with culpable homicide and overloading.
A DBE employee was allegedly assaulted by protestors on Monday after she attempted to record them storming the building in Tshwane.
Last week, Cabinet announced the removal of some COVID-19 protocols, including doing away with the rotational timetable at schools
Schools across the country are go back to full in-person learning from Monday. Education Minister Angie Motshekga has provided new details.
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The Department of Basic Education had announced it would not be publishing the 2021 matric results in the various media platforms
Amapiano so good it resulted in a 32% matric pass rate? The Gauteng Education department allegedly said so before saying it’s rubbish news.
But, the start of the school year is not without complications as the Department of Basic Education is yet to place all learners
The Department of Education says that Mmusi Maimane’s fury over the 30% matric pass rate is nothing less than ‘misleading’.
Amid calls for the subject to be scrapped, the Department of Education has defended Life Orientation as critical.
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Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga gazetted a new policy mandating schools to report underage teen pregnancies to police
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has gazetted a new policy on the prevention and management of teenage pregnancy
Minister Angie Motshekga has defended controversial amendments allowing for the sell of liquor in South African schools.
More than 900 000 matric pupils sat down for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) exam, with the last paper having been written on Monday
SA Education has confirmed the COVID-19 pandemic has seen school learners fall a year behind. The impact will be felt for years.
The meeting comes as matric pupils have had to put up with endless bouts of load shedding, in the midst of their final exams
Basic Education has laid out new rules on WhatsApp messaging and matric exams cheating. Learners must register mobile phones.
According to the recently published amendments by the Department of Basic Education, the following school activities may resume with spectators.
A Limpopo school principal has faced one of the most extreme claims of nepotism you will find: appointing his wife, daughters and son-in-law.
But it seems that Lesufi is not entirely on board with the decision – he took to Twitter shortly after the joint statement was issued.
WC Education MEC Debbie Schäfer said matric learners will be required to sign a ‘commitment’ and pledge before writing their final exams. This comes after cheating scandals nearly led to a rewrite last year.