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Meadowridge Primary wins theatrical competition
Meadowridge Primary wins theatrical competition

Meadowridge Primary School was named winner of the Oaky Stage Play Competition at the Liberty Promenade Mall this past weekend, where it beat three other Mitchell's Plain-based primary schools for the R10,000 prize...

14 Nov 2017

Home education and the BELA Bill - What you need to know
Home education and the BELA Bill - What you need to know

Impaq takes a closer look at what the proposed bill will mean for home education...

Issued by FutureLearn 10 Nov 2017

Court bid over teacher bursaries fails
Court bid over teacher bursaries fails

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed Solidarity Helping Hand's challenge to the Department of Basic Education's Funza Lushaka bursary scheme for trainee teachers, which the organisation had argued discriminated against white students...

By Tamar Kahn 9 Nov 2017

Education collaboration geared to improve school pass rate
Education collaboration geared to improve school pass rate

The recent collaboration meeting hosted by Conlog with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) addressed the poor pass rate in the country, with the view to finding suitable solutions to improve the results in our schools...

7 Nov 2017

Stor-Age sponsors Old Boys Tens Annual Education Endowment Fund fundraiser
Stor-Age sponsors Old Boys Tens Annual Education Endowment Fund fundraiser

The Old Boys Tens initiative (OBX) has teamed up with Stor-Age for the fourth edition of the annual fundraising rugby tournament...

7 Nov 2017

Growing youth entrepreneurial culture through gamification
Growing youth entrepreneurial culture through gamification

The inaugural Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge (AGEC) which was conceptualised to creatively coach high school learners to think entrepreneurially has been lauded a "huge success"...

6 Nov 2017

New free digital learning platform from BCX
New free digital learning platform from BCX

BCX has launched a digital learning platform designed to propel South African education into the future by providing free access to online educational content...

6 Nov 2017

Gauteng reopens online admission system for late applications
Gauteng reopens online admission system for late applications

The Gauteng Department of Education has reopened the Online Application System for parents who missed the 12 June deadline...

2 Nov 2017

FutureLearn partners with CAMI Education to broaden offering to schools and parents
FutureLearn partners with CAMI Education to broaden offering to schools and parents

FutureLearn has announced the acquisition of CAMI Education, a provider of education software to schools, learners and tutors...

Issued by FutureLearn 30 Oct 2017

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet raises more than R6m a month
MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet raises more than R6m a month

Launched in 1997, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year...

26 Oct 2017

Superhero teacher awarded in annual Teacher's Day competition
Superhero teacher awarded in annual Teacher's Day competition

Acting Principal of Orient Heights Primary, Perumal Govender has been named the national winner of the Woolworths Educational Programme and MySchool's 2017 Teacher's Day competition...

20 Oct 2017

Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers
Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers

Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme...

19 Oct 2017

Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed
Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed

Uzwelo Bags was launched with the goal of making a meaningful difference...

By Sindy Peters 19 Oct 2017

Over 100 special needs schools in Gauteng
Over 100 special needs schools in Gauteng

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the province has 120 schools that caters for learners with special needs...

18 Oct 2017

Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through education
Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through education

The Flight Centre Foundation aims to break the cycle of poverty through education, running a number of relevant programmes...

By Sindy Peters 17 Oct 2017

How matric sets you up for success
How matric sets you up for success

More than 40% of youth without a matric certificate are likely to end up unemployed, according to a survey done by Equal Education. It established that a matric certificate is still very important...

By Nana Zuke, Issued by ICESA 17 Oct 2017

Robots ready for second AfrikaBot 2017
Robots ready for second AfrikaBot 2017

Around 40 teams from Gauteng schools are ready to hit the Zwartkops International Raceway with their robots on Saturday, 22 October 2017, for the second AfrikaBot competition...

17 Oct 2017

Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill published for comment
Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill published for comment

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will today publish the Draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill in the Government Gazette, for public comment...

13 Oct 2017

2017 SAIPA National Accounting Olympiad winners
2017 SAIPA National Accounting Olympiad winners

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) named Juanè Cronje, from Die Hoërskool DF Malan in the Western Cape, the winner of the 2017 annual National Accounting Olympiad at a Gala Awards evening held in Johannesburg on 10 October...

11 Oct 2017

EduWeek 2017 award winners
EduWeek 2017 award winners

Education conference and exhibition, EduWeek hosted its prestigious annual awards event in Cape Town on Wednesday...

6 Oct 2017

Samsung empowers Ghanaian girls with ICT skills
Samsung empowers Ghanaian girls with ICT skills

Samsung is growing young girls' capacity in ICT skills in Accra, Ghana through its annual employee volunteer programme...

5 Oct 2017

Correctional Services ready for matric examinations
Correctional Services ready for matric examinations

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) Acting National Commissioner, James Smalberger, says the department is ready to for this year's matric examinations...

4 Oct 2017

Future Nation Schools founder donates 25,000 books to Walter Sisulu University
Future Nation Schools founder donates 25,000 books to Walter Sisulu University

Celebrating its first book fair, Future Nation Schools founder and chairperson of NSFAS and the National Education Collaboration Trust, Sizwe Nxasana donated more than 25,000 books worth more than R12.5m to Walter Sisulu University (WSU)...

4 Oct 2017

Listing of Curro's Stadio delivers a bonus to shareholders
Listing of Curro's Stadio delivers a bonus to shareholders

Private education group Curro unbundled its tertiary education arm Stadio into a separate listing on Tuesday morning, which effectively saw shareholders gain 5.3% from Monday's R39.27 closing price...

By Robert Laing 3 Oct 2017

Going Mad about education with Francois Pienaar
Going Mad about education with Francois Pienaar

Francois Pienaar has been a household name in South Africa for over 20 years. So what does a former Springbok captain do once he leaves the stadium and hangs up his national rugby boots for good? Why, he goes Mad and inspires new generations of learners and leaders, that's what...

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Sep 2017

Educor Education Foundation launches revamped science labs at Inanda School
Educor Education Foundation launches revamped science labs at Inanda School

Damaged desks, broken chairs and hollow flooring sadly described the rundown state of the science laboratories at the Inanda Newtown Comprehensive School a month ago, prior to receiving a revamp...

By Ashmika Chottu, Issued by Educor 28 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Kickstarting a love of science
#InnovationMonth: Kickstarting a love of science

Bathabile Mpofu, co-founder and MD of Nkazimulo Applied Sciences, believes that true innovation comes from the access of existing knowledge...

By Shan Radcliffe 26 Sep 2017

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Wind farm sparks young minds

The Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm's Foundation Phase Literacy Programme will launch several reading clubs across the Kouga municipality in an effort to help re-ignite a love for reading which is often lost with age...

By Tremaine van Aardt 22 Sep 2017

Technology used to drive inclusivity in Western Cape Schools
Technology used to drive inclusivity in Western Cape Schools

E-learning is one of seven key interventions identified by the Western Cape government to help prepare its learners for the future...

20 Sep 2017

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