SABC News - Education


Lesufi to visit Pretoria school rape victim

Monday 16 October 2017 08:41

It is not clear whether the scholar patroller who is suspected to have raped a matric learner at a school in Mamelodi, Pretoria, has been arrested or not.


Gauteng spends R160 million on NSC exam preparations

Tuesday 3 October 2017 16:45

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says his department had spent R160 million on getting students ready for their National Senior Certificate (NSC) final exams, which begin in three weeks.


Matriculants in Vuwani are writing their trial examinations from 9 October.
Life back to normal in Vuwani, students on catch-up program

Tuesday 3 October 2017 15:54

More than 1000 Grade 12 learners in Vuwani outside Thohoyandou are attending the first day of a catch-up programme at seven centres established by the Department of Basic Education.


Pali Lehohla says barriers to black people completing school or getting a degree is a major driver of poverty.
South Africa facing disaster: Statistician General

Wednesday 27 September 2017 18:01

Statistician General Pali Lehohla says South Africa faces disaster as population growth is not translating into better economic prospects for 90% of the population.


Education MEC visits Klipspruit school

Tuesday 26 September 2017 09:18

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is visiting the Klipspruit West Secondary School, south of Johannesburg.


Gauteng Education dept probes death of Benoni boy

Thursday 21 September 2017 05:31

The Gauteng Department of Education says it is probing the death of a 13-year-old boy, who was allegedly repeatedly bullied at a school in Benoni, in Ekurhuleni.


Are graduates prepared for the job market?

Wednesday 20 September 2017 15:51

Across Africa, students arrive on campuses full of hope that a university degree will improve their lives.


Nkosinathi Biko remembers his father as the country commemorates the 40th anniversary of his death.
Bikos legacy continues: Son

Tuesday 12 September 2017 10:10

Bantu Stephen Biko's son, Nkosinathi Biko, says his father's legacy continues to be relevant in the youth of South Africa.


The University of Stellenbosch has awarded four students with the Vlakte Bursary.
Bursary fund seeks to uplift coloured community

Saturday 9 September 2017 16:54

The University of Stellenbosch has awarded four students with the historical Vlakte Bursary which was established for the restitution and development of the Coloured community.


The Northern Cape Education Department says it is aware of ten pregnant learners at the Boithutong School.
Boithutong teachers accused of impregnating learners

Thursday 31 August 2017 21:32

The Northern Cape Department of Education will launch an investigation following allegations of teachers impregnating pupils at a High School in Boithutong.


Former President Thabo Mbeki says Africans have a responsibility to one another and the continent.
Teachers can play major role in advancing African Renaissance: Mbeki

Wednesday 16 August 2017 21:37

Teaching is an obligation that falls on the shoulders of teachers - a resolve to take our future into our own hands and determine our own destiny.      


Ramona Kasavan founded MIMI Women to empower young girls and keep them in school.
MIMI Foundation empowers girl child

Sunday 13 August 2017 12:26

Since its inception three years ago, MIMI Women has been committed to helping girls and women in some of South Africa’s poorest areas to empower themselves.


Deputy Minister in hot water for assaulting a woman

Monday 7 August 2017 07:27

Higher Education Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana is under fire for assaulting two women at a Johannesburg night club over the weekend.


Some prospective learners applied for Nsfas at the launch on Tuesday.
NSFAS officially opens applications for 2018 academic year

Tuesday 1 August 2017 21:19

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) has officially opened applications for funding for the 2018 academic year.


Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says things will remain the same at St John's College is the  headmaster does not leave.
Lesufi wants St John's College headmaster fired

Friday 28 July 2017 21:28

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi wants the headmaster of the prestigious St John's College in Johannesburg to be fired.  


A private school in Kempton Park allegedly sent black girls home for having braids and dreadlocks.
Joburg school learners speak out following hair row

Wednesday 26 July 2017 07:01

Windsor House Academy in Kempton Park has put their code of conduct policy on hold after a social media storm erupted after the school kicked out about 20 girls for having braids.


Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the renewal of SABC editorial policies is a great initiative.
SABC must be consistent with educational programmes

Friday 14 July 2017 20:13

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the South African Broadcasting Corporation must open up and be consistent with educational programs.


Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says it's an honour to have received the award from Jesse Jackson.
SA's Communications Minister honoured in Chicago

Wednesday 12 July 2017 22:11

South Africa’s Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has just received a Leadership and Humanitarian Awards from civil rights leader and social justice activist Reverend Jesse Jackson Snr in Chicago.


School children wave a South African flag after visiting the Nelson Mandela house museum in Soweto.
Watershed judgment clarifies limits of religion in SA’s public schools

Tuesday 11 July 2017 19:07

A High Court in South Africa recently handed down a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for religion in the country’s public schools.


The implementation and effectiveness of policies being discussed at the 5th ANC National policy Conference is top on the minds of many delegates attending the gathering.
Policy implementation under the spotlight at ANC conference

Saturday 1 July 2017 20:47

The implementation and effectiveness of policies being discussed at the 5th ANC National Policy Conference is top on the minds of many delegates attending the gathering.


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