The head of the department at Orchards Primary School allegedly told the boy’s mother that the books he returned were ‘too damaged’.
The dialogue heard how gender-based violence and femicide affected the girl-child while the boy-child was more likely to become a victim of bullying.
She had failed to eradicate pit toilets at schools and provide better data and access to information for school communities, among others.
Bodibe Intermediate Public School’s action directly contradicts instructions of the ministers of Home Affairs and of Basic Education.
Schools are urged to have programmes set up for their learners after exams.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced the results for the 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams will be made public on January 7.

Nando’s partners with Bridges for Music to bring music education to Langa

Bridges for Music has, over the years, taken many forms, all with the main aim of enriching the lives of musicians and creators who otherwise would not have a direct link to the most formal parts of the music industry. 

Thousands of undocumented SA children denied an education – DA

The party claims children are assumed to be illegal immigrants and forced to try prove they are South Africans, including by way of DNA tests.

Register here for the 2019 matric results!

Caxton Local Media and the department of education have partnered to make it easier for learners to view their 2019 matric results.

Port Elizabeth school fears further vandalism, theft during holidays

But the education department says its up to the school to set it’s own funds aside for security guards to patrol the premises at night.

Seven KZN teachers expelled for sexual misconduct

The provincial department of education says the staff were given a fair disciplinary hearing before they were expelled.

Trolley-pushing ‘secret’ mechanical engineering student finally secures job 

The Mitchells Plain resident was pushing trolleys for Giant Hyper while studying mechanical engineering at night using his cellphone, until he recently secured a permanent job.

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Unisa under fire over leaked exam papers… again

Unisa under fire over leaked exam papers… again

The university said an individual had been identified at the centre of the scandal and that the police were now on this suspect’s trail.

AfriForum launches campaign demanding Lesufi’s dismissal

The lobby group accuses the education MEC of making racist statements; having a ‘disdainful’ attitude towards Afrikaans people; corruption; incompetence; and more.

Dismiss Gauteng Education MEC Lesufi, AfriForum demands

AfriForum has been flooded ‘with requests from parents who had enough of the MEC’s mismanagement of the current school placement process’, the lobby group says.

Almost 95% of Gauteng pupils placed in schools as November 30 deadline looms

The department is hard at work to make sure schools increase their classroom capacity to accommodate additional unplaced pupils by November 30.

‘Harsh action’ to be taken after Grade 1 pupils go without teacher since May

KwaZulu-Natal education department officials at circuit and district level along with management staff at a Pinetown school will face the music after failing to address the issue of Grade 1 pupils being without a teacher since May.

Fake news hurting debate on Comprehensive Sexuality Education – department

Social media had been an integral part of a “fake news campaign”

Bullied boy speaks out after video shows girl punching him

According to the boy, the girl has bullied him on three occasions.

KZN pupils not writing exams should stay home, urges education dept

The province is bracing itself for more inclement weather which will bring severe thunderstorms over the next few days.




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