ANA Results Speech

Friday, 12 December 2014 posted by
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Written by: N Sithole   Speech by the Minister, Mrs Angie Motshekga, MP, at the Official Release of the Annual National Assessments (ANA) Results for 2014 held at the Muzomuhle Primary School, Diepsloot, Gauteng, 04 Dec 2014   Good Morning Fellow South Africans! In his second State of the Nation Address held on the 11


By: Sapa       The department of basic education announced it will begin an investigation into allegations that union members were selling teacher posts. A task team has begun investigating the alleged selling of teacher posts, the basic education department said on Sunday. “The team has started to do its work and several interviews

ANC wishes matric pupils well

Friday, 31 October 2014 posted by

        By: SAPA The ANC on Sunday wished matriculants well for their final examinations.   “Matric examinations are the culmination of many years of grooming and preparation for both the learners and educators,” spokesman Zizi Kodwa said in a statement. “It is our hope that their outcomes will be a glowing showcase

Education: Secondary considerations

Friday, 24 October 2014 posted by
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By: Marshall Van Valen     Expanding secondary education is key to forming tomorrow’s workers, civil servants and entrepreneurs. Thanks to the drive to meet the Millennium Development Goals for universal primary-school education in 2015, children in the majority of African states now have the opportunity to complete primary school. Expanding secondary-school enrolment – it

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By: IOL Lifestyle       Pretoria – One of the biggest challenges to South Africa’s future success is overcoming obstacles in education. One promising approach, being tested out in schools across the country, is to take advantage of technology trends and institute educational models based on e-learning. Innovations in technology are dramatically lowering the

Zuma reassures teachers on pay review

Friday, 03 October 2014 posted by

By: Karl Gernetzky   TWO new members have been appointed to the commission investigating pay in the public service, the Presidency said on Thursday, while President Jacob Zuma reassured teachers the review was still under way. Teachers have long complained about their low levels of pay. Speaking at the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) national

Coega invests R638m in E Cape schools

Friday, 19 September 2014 posted by

Port Elizabeth – The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has completed sixty school infrastructure programmes across the Eastern Cape in just one year. “We are currently sitting at 82% of the projects done. We have a total of 73 school infrastructure upliftment projects valued at R638m that need to be completed by the end of year,”

SAHRC: School numbers declining

Friday, 22 August 2014 posted by

By: SAPA Johannesburg – The number of schools in South Africa declined by 2 534 between 2000 and 2012, according to a SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) report released on Thursday. The report, a review of school infrastructure spending and delivery, found that of the 26 789 public ordinary schools in 2000, only 24 255

By: AFP Paris – A common set of genes play a role in learning to read and do maths, with tiny variants influencing a child’s skills in these tasks, according to a study published on Tuesday.   But this ability is not just gene-driven, as schooling and help from parents are also vital contributors, its

The National Congress of School Governing Bodies engages in talks with the Department of Basic Education over increased terms in offices.

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