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PnP educational programme to improve matric pass rate

According to the Department of Education's 2014 matric review, approximately 41% of learners who enter Grade 1 end up matriculating...

22 May 2015 12:00

World Play Day - Play is fun!

On Thursday, 28 May, children across the globe will celebrate World Play Day. Close to 2,000 children in South Africa will participate in activities to enhance their full potential through play...

Issued by Cotlands 21 May 2015 13:55

Skryf Net competition calls for children of South Africa to write creatively

Entries for the 2015 Skryf Net Competition are still open for children in South Africa. The objective of the competition is to seek out, encourage, recognise and generally worship creative writing excellence...

19 May 2015 13:16

Tru-Cape MTB raises over R65,000 for Grabouw school

Funds from the Tru-Cape MTB held at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 2 May will contribute significantly to Grabouw High School...

18 May 2015 15:35

Twinning of Schools Programme gets underway

The management of schools piloting the Twinning of Schools Programme in Gauteng say they are excited about sharing facilities and human resources amongst their schools to help learners achieve more in education...

By More Matshediso 15 May 2015 14:00

Computer lab to empower Emfuleni learners

PRETORIA: Teaching and learning at Radipeu Primary School, a deep rural school in Emfuleni, Vanderbijlpark, will become more exciting with the donation of a specialised computer laboratory...

15 May 2015 14:00

Why the quality of education matters

The South African education landscape has experienced numerous policy and curricula changes over the past 15 - 20 years, all with the intention of improving the quality of education...

By Dr Nalize Marais, Issued by Impak 15 May 2015 13:15

Findings released into learners' death, racial segregation

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has released the findings of investigations into the death of three learners at Emma Primary School, as well as racial segregation at Curro Foundation School...

By More Matshediso 15 May 2015 08:15

Tablets to be withdrawn from Gauteng schools

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has announced that the department will regrettably be withdrawing a total of 88,000 tablets from schools across the province following the recent spate of burglaries...

By More Matshediso 15 May 2015 07:30

Failed: South Africa needs to invest in STEM

In October 2014, Adrian Schofield, Manager for Applied Research Unit of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) told Fin24 that a lack of improvement in South Africa's basic education system is putting the country at risk...

By John Eigelaar 14 May 2015 14:10

Campaign to restore dignity to girl learners

PRETORIA: The Dignity Dreams Nelson Mandela Day Campaign is a non-profit organisation which has set an ambitious goal to raise funds to distribute 18,000 dignity dream packs to young girls by 18 July 2015...

14 May 2015 11:00

We read to expand our life horizons

While one of False Bay TVET College's priorities is to increase the literacy levels of their students, due to its impact on learning, they also want to encourage a love for reading...

By Didi Assure-Wertheim, Issued by False Bay College 13 May 2015 14:19

Call to enter supersized Animation Generation competition

Cartoon Network, channel 301 on DStv, has launched its Animation Generation competition in partnership with 3,025 schools nationwide. The drawing competition promotes the art of illustration and encourages imaginative creativity...

8 May 2015 13:30

SA schools get International Space Station inspiration with OSAAT

Want to inspire SA scholars? Think you can go one better than a live Russian cosmonaut broadcast while directly over Africa? Read on...

8 May 2015 06:00

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