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Spotting early signs of ADHD in young children

With so many children starting school, parents and teachers should be acutely aware of the symptoms of ADHD to ensure they don't go unnoticed – and untreated...

18 Jan 2017

Canon partners Room to Read literacy program

Canon has partnered with Room to Read to create and deliver 3,300 books to 176 schools across South Africa with the aim of promoting reading and learning as part of an overall drive to boost literacy levels and education...

18 Jan 2017

Basic Education to appeal court ruling

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says it is launching an appeal following the judgment handed down by the Thohoyandou High Court in Limpopo on Saturday...

16 Jan 2017

Why we need to bring creativity back into education

With the focus and investment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), we need to re-evaluate what type of candidates we're sending out into the world...

By Clint White 10 Jan 2017

Basic Education rejects DA claims

The Department of Basic Education has dismissed claims that it removed some learners to get a higher pass rate in the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations...

9 Jan 2017

Class of 2016 raises the bar

The Class of 2016 has achieved an overall national pass rate of 76.2% in the 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examinations, from a previous figure of 74%...

5 Jan 2017

Inclusive education for an inclusive economy

An inclusive education system makes an immense contribution towards an inclusive economy to serve an inclusive society, said Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Wednesday, 4 January, during the 2016 NSC examination results announcement...

5 Jan 2017

No results for learners implicated in leaked paper

Umalusi says it will not approve the release of the results of all learners implicated in a leak of Mathematics Paper 2 in two schools in Limpopo during the 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations...

4 Jan 2017

Are parents school-ready?

Many children do not have access to quality ECD programmes and require more support in the Foundation Phase, not only from teachers but their parents too. Are parents well equipped enough to support their children?

By Andisiwe Hlungwane, Issued by Adopt-a-School 4 Jan 2017

The do's and don'ts of implementing blended learning

A key buzzword at the moment in the education space is "blended learning", but very few people would have heard this term before the higher education crisis...

By Dr Felicity Coughlan 4 Jan 2017

Matric results to be announced

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is expected to announce the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination Results on Wednesday.

3 Jan 2017

IEB 2016 pass rate up from last year to 98.67%

The IEB National Senior Certificate exams were written in October and November 2016 by 11,022 full-time and 703 part-time candidates from 237 examination venues across Southern Africa...

3 Jan 2017

20% maths decree sets a dangerous precedent for schooling in South Africa

The department of basic education in South Africa has reacted to pupils' exceedingly low attainment rates in maths education in a controversial fashion...

By Clive Kronenberg 28 Dec 2016

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