Saturday, July 11, 2020

South African Teacher’s ‘Read for Hope’ Initiative Takes Off Worldwide

A beautiful heartfelt initiative by a teacher in Johannesburg, South Africa, who wanted to help her learners not miss out during Lockdown, has gone...
School vandalism

Total of Schools Vandalised During Lockdown Reaches 403

There have been 403 incidents of vandalism, burglary and destruction of schools across several South African provinces since the start of the COVID-19 nationwide...

Covid-19: Open Letter to Minister Angie Motshekga

We are a group of concerned citizens and educational activists and South African leaders, with the support of the National Association for Social Change...
SABC COVID-19 learner support initiative

SABC Airs School Lessons for South African Learners

The public broadcaster and the Department of Basic Education have launched a COVID-19 learner support initiative in an effort to limit the impact of...
pupils double matric 100 percent pass Coselelani High School

South African School Suffers Teacher Shortage After 100% Matric Pass Rate

About 50 parents protested outside the Eastern Cape Department of Education’s district offices on Thursday morning because of a shortage of teachers at Coselelani...

African Grey Parrots Help Each Other in Times of Need

People readily help each other. We donate blood and food or help old people across the street. Among non-human animals this propensity to help...
2020 State of the Nation Address Red Carpet Members of Parliament and their guests arrive ahead of the State of the Nation Address on the occasion of a joint sitting of Parliament. (Photos: GCIS)

South Africa Introducing Coding, Robotics in Grades R to 3

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will this year introduce Coding and Robotics in Grades R to 3, in 200 schools - with a plan...
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President Ramaphosa Announces New Crime Detection University

To improve the quality of general and specialised police investigations, government will be establishing a Crime Detection University in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria. This was...
city of joburg libraries up for international award

Joburg Libraries Shortlisted for International Award in London

The City of Johannesburg (COJ) Libraries has been shortlisted at The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2020 for The Library of the Year...

South African Coding Project is Heading for Paris for UN Global...

A coding project called TANKS - which originated at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa - will be flying the flag high for...