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Basic education under the spotlight as schools reopen
Basic education under the spotlight as schools reopenArticle

School safety will come under the microscope when Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and MECs meet to discuss matters affecting the sector this week...

3 May 2021

Road safety campaign commits to ensuring the safety of children
Road safety campaign commits to ensuring the safety of childrenArticle

Imperial Logistics has announced that its Be safe. Be smart road safety campaign in partnership with Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire will be handing out 'walking safety belts' to learners in eight schools in South Africa's North West province this Transport Month...

9 Oct 2020

Addressing safety risks in special needs schools
Addressing safety risks in special needs schoolsArticle

In light of tragedies involving learners of special needs schools, and as part of its mandate to continue in earnest to protect all children, the Safety Directorate of the Department of Basic Education prioritised 450 special needs schools in South Africa for Disaster Risk Management Planning...

21 Oct 2019

Reading comprehension takes top priority for DBE
Reading comprehension takes top priority for DBEArticle

Reading comprehension in the first years of school will take top priority for the Basic Education Department in the short to medium term...

10 Jul 2019

DBE concerned over looming strike
DBE concerned over looming strikeArticle

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has expressed concern at the looming nationwide strike that is set to take place on Wednesday...

12 Feb 2019

Partnerships, multiple strategies to promote school safety
Partnerships, multiple strategies to promote school safetyArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the South African Police Service (SAPS) has entered into partnerships to come up with strategies to tackle safety in schools...

7 Nov 2018

Improved education is ineffective if children are neglected, abused or exploited
Improved education is ineffective if children are neglected, abused or exploitedArticle

The Adopt-a-School Foundation calls upon government, NGOs and civil society to combine their efforts to protect vulnerable children against neglect, abuse and exploitation...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 29 May 2017

CDC increases security at Eastern Cape schools
CDC increases security at Eastern Cape schoolsArticle

On behalf of the Department of Education in the Eastern Cape, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is to provide fencing for over 71 schools in the province...

19 Apr 2016

Improving safety in schools
Improving safety in schoolsArticle

The National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) convened a National School Safety Summit attended by government, unions, SGBs, principals, learners, business, development partners, labour, faith-based organisations and universities...

14 Dec 2015

School negligent in lawnmower death - probe
School negligent in lawnmower death - probeArticle

The Gauteng Department of Education will take disciplinary action against Dikgabane Primary School after it found the school guilty of negligence following the death of a Grade R pupil in February.

7 Apr 2014

R350m to increase security, police visibilityArticle

MBOMBELA: More than R350 million has been set aside to enhance security and police visibility in Mpumalanga.

Thabisile Khoza 31 May 2013

Cisco a sponsor of 2012 SITA GovTech ConferenceArticle

Cisco has announced that it will be the official technology and collaboration sponsor of this year's annual SITA Govtech conference. The conference takes place at the Durban International Conference Centre from 25-28 September 2012.

26 Sep 2012

School Safety Awareness road shows kick offArticle

Gauteng MEC for Education Barbara Creecy will be launching School Safety Awareness campaigns, which aim to raise awareness on various issues affecting learners.

4 Sep 2012

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