Posted on

America’s right is lobbying against South Africa’s sex education syllabus

Conservative “pro-family” advocacy groups with US ties are targeting increasingly inclusive sex education lesson plans being developed by the South African education department as part of the life orientation curriculum.

Conservative “pro-family” advocacy groups with US ties are targeting increasingly inclusive sex education lesson plans being developed by the South African education department as part of the life orientation curriculum.

Posted on

Gauteng education finds places for 5,000 more pupils for grades 1 and 8

Gauteng education finds places for 5,000 more pupils for grades 1 and 8

The Gauteng education department has reduced the number of unplaced pupils from 34,358 to 29,862 for grades 1 and 8 for next year.

Posted on

Western Cape education department calls for an ​end to ‘dangerous behaviour’ on Guy Fawkes day

Western Cape education department calls for end

Schools would also employ their own safety and disciplinary measures to manage pupils at school, while appealing to parents to take responsibility for their children by:

Posted on

Password fail: Gauteng education dept swamped with reset requests as 2020 application process heats up

The Gauteng education department’s call centre for 2020 school admissions has been bombarded by people who have forgotten the passwords they use on the online portal used to secure a place at schools for their children.

Posted on

South Africa’s latest matric pass rate shock

South Africa’s latest matric pass rate shock

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has released new statistics focusing on the Multiple Examination Opportunity (MEO) matric exams.

First introduced in November 2016, the MEO exams allowed struggling matric students to complete their examinations over two years.