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South Africa Postpones Schools Opening by 2 Weeks

The Department of Basic Education has made the decision to delay the opening of schools by two weeks, announced Dr Reginah Mhaule, Deputy Minister...
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LATEST Amended School Calendar for 2021 for South African Learners

The South African Government has issued the following Amended School Calendar / Agenda for 2021, for all learners. Updated 9 February 2021: You can download...
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Solar-Powered Computer Lab in Container Creates new Opportunities for Students

A solar-powered computer lab in the Overberg town of Barrydale has opened up new opportunities for learners and students who have little or no...
Prestigious Award for Coding Project that Overcame COVID-19 Challenges

Prestigious Award for Coding Project that Overcame COVID-19 Challenges

Prof Jean Greyling and his team from Computing Sciences at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth has received the Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Award, in...
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High Court Rules Matrics Do NOT Have to Rewrite the Exams

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has today set aside the decision to rewrite the Mathematics Paper 2 and Physical Sciences exams, following...
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Night Vigil in Support of Principal Who Refused to Open his...

About 70 parents, teachers, learners, and community members gathered at Heathfield High School in Cape Town on Wednesday night to support the principal, who...
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Matrics to Rewrite Leaked Maths and Science Exams for 1st Time...

For the first time in South Africa's history, matriculants will sit for a national rewrite of two examination papers after they were leaked. Basic Education...

Virtual Book Club Goes National in South Africa

South Africa's Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has invited the public to join the National Reading Coalition’s first virtual book club reading session, which...
Over 40,000 Learners in Grades 1 to 8 Sill Not Placed for 2021

Over 40,000 Learners in Grades 1 to 8 Sill Not Placed...

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng is calling on the Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi to ensure that 41,156 Grades 1 and 8...
Minister Nzimande says Academic year to be completed in March 2021

Academic Year for Universities to be Completed in March 2021

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, says the department is working tirelessly to salvage what is left of the academic year...