346 complaints laid against educators

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        Johannesburg – Three hundred and forty-six complaints had been laid against educators since April, the SA Council for Educators (SACE) said on Wednesday.   “Most of the complaints involved corporal punishment, sexual abuse and assault between colleagues, in that order,” spokesman Thembinkosi Ndhlovu said in a statement. This was according to

      Senegalese operator Sonatel has launched the Orange Foundation’s digital education project for Africa in the presence of the country’s minister of education, Serigne Mbaye Thiam. According to the operator, the project is expected to cover Senegal, Cameroun, Niger and Madagascar in its pilot phase. The company revealed that schools chosen for the

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By: DBE   The partnership between USAID and the DBE, through which the School Capacity and Innovation Programme (SCIP), aimed at addressing the literacy gap among 100 million children worldwide, is currently being implemented in South Africa. Education experts comprising officials from the Department of Basic Education (DBE), USAID, the ELMA Foundation and the J.P.

By:  Sapa Fears that Limpopo will again face a school textbook shortage have surfaced after an AG report on Thursday showed the provincial education department had failed to acquire half the books needed for the 2015 academic year. “The root causes are that non top-ups were made since the 2013 academic year, a lower rate


By: Winile Mavuso   A new network for Early Childhood Development has been established and was launched during a dinner last night.       The event started with a workshop for members of the network which was officiated by Minister of Education and Training Phineas Magagula. The network is the brainchild of the Church


By: The Times Newspaper   A mother’s soothing presence not only helps relieve her baby’s pain, but it could also alter gene activity in the region of the brain involved in emotions, according to a new study of rats by the New York University Langone Medical Center.       In the study, believed to


By: Department of Basic Education     The DBE and the European Union (EU) have entered into a 7 year   programme initiated for improving the quality of learning and teaching in   South Africa. The programme, which will focus on teacher development, has   been aimed at addressing issues of efficiency and quality in

      Pretoria — Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is among the panel members sitting in on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) world conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), in Nagoya, Japan. The opening discussion, which started on Monday, helped to set the tone for the entire conference under


By: All Africa       The Yobe Government has closed down all public and private schools in the state, following Monday’s suicide bomb attack on Government Science Secondary School, Potiskum.The attack had claimed 48 lives and injured 79 others. The state Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Muhammad Lamin, said in a statement in Damaturu on

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By: Department of Basic Education   Learners in Tshwane West have been encouraged to register with Home   Affairs to ensure that they have the necessary documents (ID or Birth   Certificates) whilst they are still in the schooling system. The   Departments of Basic Education (DBE) and Home Affairs (DHA), supported by the   Council of