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10 lessons for the classroom from 12 months of Covid
10 lessons for the classroom from 12 months of CovidArticle

Stacey Brewer, co-founder and CEO of Spark Schools, shares 10 lessons she's learned over the past 12 months...

Stacey Brewer 24 Mar 2021

7 tips to support your students (and yourself) in 2021
7 tips to support your students (and yourself) in 2021Article

The worldwide pandemic affected schools in all locations - classrooms emptied, playgrounds and sportfields went quiet - leaving the meeting place for loud play and enthusiastic learning a mere shell of the busy hives they once were...

9 Feb 2021

Oversight visits to assess school readiness
Oversight visits to assess school readinessArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education will this week visit three provinces to assess school readiness for 2021 academic year...

1 Feb 2021

Comprehensive Sexuality Education lesson plans placed online
Comprehensive Sexuality Education lesson plans placed onlineArticle

The Department of Basic Education has released, on its website, the scripted lesson plans which are being used in the pilot phase of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in selected schools...

14 Nov 2019

Say #YesChild and support children's education
Say #YesChild and support children's educationArticle

SOS Children's Villages South Africa is advocating for support in education through its #YesChild campaign - a request that resulted from listening to children...

30 Oct 2019

Edufundi celebrates reading on Mandela Day
Edufundi celebrates reading on Mandela DayArticle

NGO Edufundi and sponsors Tsogo Sun and Corevest celebrated Mandela Day at Ikhwezilesizwe Primary, in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, to hand out books as part of their Reading Corners Project...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Jul 2018

#BizTrends2017: The next wave of technology transforming the classroom
#BizTrends2017: The next wave of technology transforming the classroomArticle

Imagine you are a high school learner struggling with the textbook in front of you. You point your smartphone and ta-da – a video pops up on screen...

Nirvani Dhevcharran 8 Feb 2017

A new South African product for a South African educational challenge
A new South African product for a South African educational challengeArticle

Learning by doing is critical to technical development but schools have limited resources, the scarcest of which may well be time. In an effort to assist, Pert has developed the CAPS Modules for their popular DATS electronic trainer...

Issued by Pert Industrials 23 Feb 2016

SteveJobsSchools open in Gauteng next year
SteveJobsSchools open in Gauteng next yearArticle

The SteveJobsSchool concept is set to take off in South Africa, rolling out at flagship campuses in Ruimsig and Randburg in January 2016. The schools will have open days in November, December and January...

17 Nov 2015

R200m in textbook funds reallocated to salaries, school furniture
R200m in textbook funds reallocated to salaries, school furnitureArticle

Thousands of Eastern Cape pupils face being without textbooks next year after the Education Department used funds for learner-teacher support material (LTSM) to pay teacher salaries and buy furniture...

12 Nov 2014

Our teachers the future
Our teachers the futureArticle

Teaching is far from the "noble profession" of which the ANC spoke in its Polokwane resolutions. Professionalisation of teachers is imperative, yet it is far more than just getting qualifications, as we have seen since 1994.

Graeme Bloch 31 Oct 2014

Tabs kept on school textbook deliveries
Tabs kept on school textbook deliveriesArticle

The Department of Basic Education is collaborating with the State Information Technology Agency in developing a system to track the provision of resources in all provinces.

Bekezela Phakathi 2 Jul 2014

NW commits to deliver all 2014 textbooks before end of NovemberArticle

The North West provincial government has committed to deliver all textbooks and study materials for the 2014 academic year before the end of November this year.

Sydney Masinga 6 Sep 2013

Ford rallies for reading in SA
Ford rallies for reading in SAArticle

The annual Rally to Read initiative recently saw Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) join other SA corporates and the READ Educational Trust in assisting rural schools by delivering books and offering curriculum support to teachers.

4 Jun 2013

Ford participates in annual Rally to Read initiative
Ford participates in annual Rally to Read initiativeArticle

The annual Rally to Read initiative, where corporate South Africa and the READ Educational Trust assist schools in rural areas of South Africa has benefited from the participation of the Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA).

30 May 2013

Liberty sponsors Promaths programme at Kutlwanong
Liberty sponsors Promaths programme at KutlwanongArticle

Following another successful year from matric students involved in the Promaths programme run by Kutlwanong, Liberty will again sponsor 2013 students.

1 Feb 2013

Consolidating gains made in maths, science a priority for 2013Article

PRETORIA: Consolidating the gains made in mathematics and science, increasing Bachelor's passes and a renewed focus on senior and intermediate phases will be among the Department of Basic Education's priorities in 2013.

21 Jan 2013

Mpuma delivers 99.7% of textbooks for 2013Article

Mbombela: Nearly 100% of textbooks for four grades have already been delivered to schools in Mpumalanga ahead of the 2013 academic year, says Education MEC Reginah Mhaule.

Sydney Masinga 7 Dec 2012

Gauteng Education to assist schools with CAPS textbooksArticle

The Gauteng Department of Education is to provide assistance to 1000 schools that do not have sufficient funds to procure Curriculum Assessment and Policy Statement (CAPS) textbooks for 2013.

9 Oct 2012

Motshekga to give a report on Limpopo textbooks
Motshekga to give a report on Limpopo textbooksArticle

President Jacob Zuma has requested Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to give a report back on action taken regarding the delivery of textbooks in Limpopo as well as the catch up plan for affected Grade 10 learners.

8 Oct 2012

Parents urged to register children early for 2013Article

MBOMBELA: Parents in Mpumalanga have one month left to register their children early for the 2013 school year. Registration started at public schools across the province in July and ends on 28 September 2012.

Cobus Coetzee 31 Aug 2012

Extra classes for Limpopo learners
Extra classes for Limpopo learnersArticle

PRETORIA: Principals in Limpopo have agreed to make schools provide extra tuition on Saturdays and during the spring vacation to help the learners that were affected by the delay in the delivery of textbooks.

2 Aug 2012

36 new schools for GautengArticle

Thirty-six new schools will be opened in Gauteng during this year's first term, with 13 of these schools expected to be ready for occupation when inland provinces schools open tomorrow.

Gabi Khumalo 17 Jan 2012

Partnering with Red Cherry Media sister company, NPO Touch Africa, bearing fruitArticle

Touch Africa, a registered NPO and sister company to Red Cherry Media, has been operating for the past five years. Our goal is to "make school a better place" for children in impoverished areas, particularly in the Eastern Cape and Transkei.

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 9 May 2011

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