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First QEF Maths Common Assessment Paper launches

Learners from seven primary schools within Komani and surrounds wrote the Queenstown Education Foundation's first ever Gr 7 Maths Common Assessment Paper last week...

2 days ago

Man nabbed for leaked Maths paper

The Hawks have arrested a 31-year-old man in connection to the leaked Mathematics Paper 2 exam...

1 Dec 2020

Gauteng places 81% of Grade 1 and 8 learners

The Gauteng Education Department has placed a total of 181,119 (81.48%) Grade 1 and 8 learners who had applied for admission through the online admissions placement process...

30 Nov 2020

Blended learning: Increasing personal study options

For many South African families, home study and home-schooling during hard lockdown were a shock to the system. For the majority of South Africans it was almost, or completely impossible due to the dire lack of resources...

Issued by SACAP 26 Nov 2020

How Covid-19 has changed the cost of back-to-school 2021

Following a year dominated by Covid-19 with its knock-on economic effects, back-to-school 2021 looks different from previous years. Salary cuts and retrenchments have affected many South Africans, and as a result, many parents are more cash-strapped than ever before. These are some of the changes we anticipate, with tips on how parents can navigate this expensive annual exercise...

By Kerry Sutherland 25 Nov 2020

Partnership provides 9 digital libraries for disadvantaged schools

Disadvantaged schools across nine South African provinces have received access to literacy and learning with the opening of nine digital libraries, courtesy of a partnership between The Snapplify Foundation, iSchoolAfrica and award-winning mountaineer Saray Khumalo...

25 Nov 2020

DBE tightens security systems for Grade 12 exam papers

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) and provinces are working around the clock to implement new security measures meant to protect the ongoing National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations...

24 Nov 2020

Ford SA, Department of Basic Education hand over first engine to PE school

FMCSA and the Department of Basic Education recently handed over an engine to Otto du Plessis High School in Port Elizabeth...

20 Nov 2020

Homeschooling vs online schooling - which is the right route for you?

In 2020, the education landscape has changed permanently. Covid-19 has pushed schools, teachers, learners and parents into unfamiliar territory, and many have had to adapt to teaching and learning methods they might not have considered otherwise...

By Louise Schoonwinkel 19 Nov 2020

Minister warns Grade 12 learners against exam violations

Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, has warned Grade 12 learners against committing any transgression during the exams...

18 Nov 2020

Department to investigate leaked Mathematics paper

The Department of Basic Education says it will investigate circumstances around a leaked Mathematics Paper 2 fully and thoroughly...

17 Nov 2020

W Cape to recruit over 20,000 school assistants

As part of President Cyril Ramaphosa's Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is looking to recruit over 20,000 Education Assistants and General School Assistants for schools over the next few months...

16 Nov 2020

TFG commits to keeping learners safe in schools with 300,000 nationwide face mask donation

TFG Foundation has announced a donation of 300,000 face masks to vulnerable learners across the nation. Together with the Department of Education (DoE) and Gift of the Givers, the leading retailer will be distributing face masks to primary schools that are most in need nationally...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 16 Nov 2020

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