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Orlando West kicks-off McDonald's U/14 School League with a big bang at Anchor High School
Orlando West kicks-off McDonald's U/14 School League with a big bang at Anchor High School

Soweto was the place to be on Wednesday, 24 May, as the long awaited and highly anticipated McDonald's U/14 Schools League big kick-off took place at Anchor High School in Orlando West...

Issued by Pacinamix 2 days ago

Why resilience matters for schools trying to thrive in tough situations
Why resilience matters for schools trying to thrive in tough situations

Resilience in schools involves a process where teachers, principals, families, students and district officials know and use strategies that help teachers to teach and students to learn.

By Liesel Ebersöhn 3 days ago

Push for 50% of schools to offer African languages
Push for 50% of schools to offer African languages

Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) wants half of all schools to offer African languages to learners...

24 May 2017

Rural KZN schools beam at generosity of Ithala
Rural KZN schools beam at generosity of Ithala

The spirit of ubuntu came alive when members of Ithala Development Finance Corporation's CSI team visited eight rural schools in KwaZulu-Natal to deliver school uniforms...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 24 May 2017

Massive investment in Mpumalanga education infrastructure
Massive investment in Mpumalanga education infrastructure

The Mpumalanga Department of Education has set aside over R1 billion for infrastructure related to the sector...

24 May 2017

Western Cape gets Zenex high school education improvement project
Western Cape gets Zenex high school education improvement project

Earlier this week, the Zenex Foundation and the Western Cape Dept of Education launched a high school project focused on improving maths, science and English at 10 disadvantaged schools...

24 May 2017

Bosch education initiative to reach more schools
Bosch education initiative to reach more schools

Bosch will continue to sponsor the dedicated robotics lab at the Deutsche Schule Pretoria (DSP), which makes it possible for the robotics programme to be available to a wider circle of learners in the Pretoria area outside the DSP community...

18 May 2017

Why spelling and handwriting are still critical in a digital world
Why spelling and handwriting are still critical in a digital world

Parents often query why schoolchildren need to learn handwriting and spelling in a digital age of typing and spellcheck...

17 May 2017

SUSE Academic Program opens doors to open source education
SUSE Academic Program opens doors to open source education

The new SUSE Academic Program has been launched to make open source software, training curriculum, tools and support available to all learning institutions...

16 May 2017

The Castle of Good Hope exhibition stand at the 2017 Rand Easter Show.
Educating tomorrow's leaders with SchoolMedia

One of the stands at the recent Rand Easter Show gave an easy-to-absorb timeline history of the Castle of Good Hope. Khethi Ngwenya, managing director of SchoolMedia, explains how and why they brought the idea to life...

By Leigh Andrews 15 May 2017

Chevron to invest R3.6 million in STEM centre
Chevron to invest R3.6 million in STEM centre

Chevron will invest R3.6 million into a new facility for the Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education in Durban...

15 May 2017

Call to enter - EduWeek Award nominations closing soon
Call to enter - EduWeek Award nominations closing soon

Entries for the 2017 EduWeek Awards, a highlight of the annual EduWeek conference and exhibition, will remain open till 19 May...

15 May 2017

When Google already knows the answer you have to change the question
When Google already knows the answer you have to change the question

Education simply has to go beyond mere facts. It has to be subtle, creative, dynamic and innovative. In truth, education needs that special, indefinable quality that only a human can provide. If you don't believe me, ask Google...

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 12 May 2017

Novus Holdings, Department of Basic Education continue partnership
Novus Holdings, Department of Basic Education continue partnership

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has awarded a workbook printing contract for a three-year period (2018-2020) to Novus Holdings...

11 May 2017

Two SA schools to compete in ‘F1 in Schools' world champs
Two SA schools to compete in ‘F1 in Schools' world champs

Two South African school teams will take part in the ‘F1 in Schools' 2017 world championships in Malaysia in September...

9 May 2017

E Cape works towards improving education
E Cape works towards improving education

The Eastern Cape Province is working towards developing an e-learning educational system to improve Matric results, says director of E-learning Summit Motse Mfuleni.

8 May 2017

Parktown Boys High allegations of sexual abuse under investigation
Parktown Boys High allegations of sexual abuse under investigation

The Gauteng Department of Education has expressed concerns about the allegations of sexual abuse at Parktown Boys High School, as reported in the Sunday Times newspaper at the weekend...

8 May 2017

Gauteng processes over 150,000 online applications
Gauteng processes over 150,000 online applications

The Gauteng Provincial Government says it had successfully processed beyond 150,000 applications for the 2018 school year registration, by lunch time, on Wednesday, 3 May 2017...

4 May 2017

SA learners participate in US science Olympiad
SA learners participate in US science Olympiad

Three South African learners will participate in the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project Olympiad (I-SWEEEP) that kicks off today in the United States, said Eskom...

3 May 2017

Pioneer Foods launches nutrition programme in KZN
Pioneer Foods launches nutrition programme in KZN

Pioneer Foods recently rolled out its schools breakfast nutrition programme in five disadvantaged schools in KwaZulu-Natal...

3 May 2017

After-school programme adds artistic flair, opportunity for youth facilitators
After-school programme adds artistic flair, opportunity for youth facilitators

The Cape Craft and Design Institute has partnered with the Western Cape government's After-School Game Changer programme to pilot a year-long visual arts project in primary schools...

2 May 2017

Gauteng kickstarts online applications
Gauteng kickstarts online applications

The online admission for Grades 1 and 8 for the 2018 academic year in Gauteng have officially started, says the Gauteng Department of Education...

2 May 2017

How technology is opening new doors for neuro-atypical learners
How technology is opening new doors for neuro-atypical learners

One of the main effects of rapid digitisation is personalisation and customisation that gives consumers what they need, when they need it - and that extends to those whose needs differ from the norm...

By Claudia Swartzberg 28 Apr 2017

Images from Open Design CT’s World Design Day 2017 event.
How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Apr 2017

Online applications for Gauteng schools open 2 May
Online applications for Gauteng schools open 2 May

The Gauteng Department of Education has announced the admission period when parents must start with online applications for the 2018 academic year...

26 Apr 2017

South African Green Schools Programme launches
South African Green Schools Programme launches

The inaugural South African Green Schools Programme has been in Polokwane as a pilot project...

26 Apr 2017

Ntabeni Primary School
Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools addressed literacy rights of rural children

The Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools team celebrated World Book Day by addressing the literacy rights of rural children...

26 Apr 2017

BDO Inter-School Quiz fourth round winners
BDO Inter-School Quiz fourth round winners

Durban Girls High School have earned a place in the 2017 BDO Inter-School Quiz final after winning the fourth regional round of the competition...

24 Apr 2017

What happens when you build a business solution, but your customers find other uses for it
What happens when you build a business solution, but your customers find other uses for it

Whilst ADDaBIT was formed on the principle of a bit for now and a bit for later, it has grown to serve more purposes than to drive crowd-saving - and its fans have found applications that the founder, Michael Griffin, never considered...

Issued by ADDaBIT 21 Apr 2017

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