SABC News - Education


Samwu President Pule Molalenyane says workers need to be empowered through education.
SA needs more than slogans to empower its citizens: Samwu

Wednesday 26 April 2017 17:30

Samwu President Pule Molalenyane says South Africans need to be educated to be taken out of poverty.


Post-independence African governments have done very little to change the colonial legacy of poor quality education for Africans, whether at primary or higher education level.
African countries unable to reverse colonial pattern of education

Friday 14 April 2017 15:28

Most African countries have been unable to reverse the colonial pattern of education whereby colonial powers left their subject populations with limited technical, scientific and economic education.


Minister Blade Nzimande says universities and colleges are important in ensuring the growth of the maritime industry.
Growth in maritime industry depends on adequate skills: Nzimande

Thursday 6 April 2017 19:13

Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande says the growth of the maritime industry depends largely on the supply of adequate skills.


Mpumalanga's MEC for Education  Reginah Mhaule will address teachers in Bushbuckridge.
Mpumalanga MEC, principals and teachers meet over protests

Monday 27 March 2017 07:51

Mpumalanga's MEC for Education, Reginah Mhaule, is expected to address principals and teachers of Marite Circuit in Bushbuckridge after a two month disruption of learning and teaching.


Free Higher Education for the poor still on the cards: Pandor

Wednesday 22 March 2017 20:07

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has told the Fees Commission that free Higher Education for the poor is the goal of the ruling party.


"Youth must continue fight for education as part of Human Rights"

Tuesday 21 March 2017 21:07

The South African Human Rights Commission Chairperson, says young people should honor Human Rights Day and continue to fight for access to education.


LGBTI says the ruling has restored their faith in the justice system.
LGBTI hails court ruling on trans-gender learner

Tuesday 14 March 2017 12:37

LGBTI activists in Limpopo have applauded the Seshego Equality Court for upholding their right to education.


The Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy.
Education gets lion’s share of Gauteng budget

Tuesday 7 March 2017 11:17

Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy has tabled a R108 billion budget for the 2017/18 financial year.


Free education is at taxpayers’ expense: Gordhan

Friday 3 March 2017 16:02

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says increasing the amount of money allocated to education will mean raising taxes and borrowing more.


Boko Haram attacks have left some nigerians scarred.
Nigerian school helping community affected by Boko Haram attacks heal

Tuesday 28 February 2017 21:21

A school in northern Nigeria is trying to help communities heal after years of attacks staged by Boko Haram militants in the region.


The Mpumalanga Education Department has condemned relationships between learners and teachers.
Mpumalanga teacher redeployed after an affair with learner

Tuesday 28 February 2017 20:59

A tribal authority in Mpumalanga has helped remove a paedophile teacher who has since been redeployed.


Education key to unlocking South Africa's future: Radebe

Saturday 25 February 2017 19:09

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says education is key to unlock the future.


Movement demands sustainable jobs for graduates

Thursday 23 February 2017 12:45

Members of the Eastern Cape based #HireAGraduate Movement have expressed concern over what they term, the government's failure to come up with plans to create sustainable jobs.


North West schools hard hit by floods

Thursday 23 February 2017 11:25

Schooling has been seriously affected by flooding in many parts of the North West.


Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will deliver his budget speech at 14h00 on Wednesday.
Gordhan must prioritise education funding: Youth

Wednesday 22 February 2017 07:15

The 2016 student protests during the Fees Must Fall movement have the youth wanting Treasury to put more money into education.


How to curb HIV? Educate religious leaders - researchers

Wednesday 15 February 2017 21:12

Educating the world's religious leaders could encourage millions more men to undergo circumcision and reduce the rate of new HIV infections.


South Africa is not producing enough artisans to achieve the National Development Plan goals.
Higher education dept not reaching targets stipulated by NDP

Friday 10 February 2017 16:41

The Department of Higher Education is not reaching the targets for trained apprentices stipulated by the National Development Plan.


Students are expecting President Jacob Zuma to outline a plan for free education during the State of the Nation Address.
Students call for Zuma to deliver plan for higher education

Thursday 9 February 2017 18:23

Students have called on President Jacob Zuma to deliver a clear plan for the Higher Education sector, particularly on the fees issue.


The DA spokesperson for Education in Mpumalanga Jane Sithole says the party has continuously tried to engage the department on the matter without success.
DA to approach SAHRC over Mpumalanga schools toilets

Monday 6 February 2017 11:40

The DA in Mpumalanga is considering approaching the Human Rights Commission to force the Department of Education to provide toilets to more than 200 schools in the province.


Pupil Thandeka Ndlovu says she struggles concentrating after her four hour walk to school.
KZN pupil walk four hours to school

Sunday 5 February 2017 21:19

Residents from two communities near Eshowe in northern KwaZulu-Natal say they have lost faith in government.


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