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EDUCATION

2021 Grade 12 Final Time-table has been amended due to local government elections. See changes below

The department of basic education and the education sector are no strangers to the occasional interruptions to the academic year. Last year schools were out for a period of four months when the country went under the first lockdown in the history of the country. Grade 12 was the first grade to return to class ahead of all other classes.

  1 month ago ago
2021 Grade 12 Final Time-table has been amended due to local government elections. See changes below

EDUCATION

Great news from the minister of education

The division of fundamental guidance and the preparation region are no outsiders to an intermittent obstructions to the insightful year. Last year schools were out for a period of four months when the country went under the chief lockdown all through the whole presence of the country. Grade 12 was the first grade to return to class before any excess classes.

  1 month ago ago
Great news from the minister of education

EDUCATION

|IMPORTANT| The department of Education wants all parents and teachers to know this.

Thohoyandou – the department is concerned about possible parasitic diseases that children may encounter due to self-negligence and limited knowledge henceforth it’s important for both parents and teachers to whip towards a safe and rightful direction. Initially the department of Basic Education announced an awareness that over 600 Million leaners across the world are infected with an ‘unfamiliar’ disease hence the department in collaboration with the Health department have started to conduct Health screening thus.

  1 month ago ago
|IMPORTANT| The department of Education wants all parents and teachers to know this.

CAREER-JOBS

Look at how basic education teaching assistant applications were extended

The number of unemployed youth is very high in south Africa and now the government has opened job opportunities for those who would like to be assistant teachers. Those who are yet to submit their applications for basic education employment initiative have been granted more time to do so.

  16 days ago ago
Look at how basic education teaching assistant applications were extended

EDUCATION

Unions met with DG of Education on two matters. The cancellation October holidays and 0.5 distance

Following the rumours in the media about the cancelation of the October holidays, five teacher unions arranged a meeting with Director of the department of Basic Education. The unions wanted to hear directly from the department if these disturbing rumours are true, and whether this was indeed the position the department was taking.

  2 months ago ago
Unions met with DG of Education on two matters. The cancellation October holidays and 0.5 distance

EDUCATION

Closing Date of Teacher Assitants Extended, Here's Why

The Department of Education has extended the deadline for teacher assistants applications to 10 October 2021. Applications for phase 2 of the Basic Education Employment initiative opened on Monday, 27 September and were expected to close on 03 October 2021. The date has now been moved to Sunday, 10 October.

  17 days ago ago
Closing Date of Teacher Assitants Extended, Here's Why

SOCIETY

Two children go missing after leaving home with a mentally challenged relative. The search is on

The minister of Basic Education and other commentators have always advised that children are a lot safer in schools. Schools provide a safe and secure environment. A lot of children are usually subjected to different kinds of abuse when they stay home to long. The coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult for children to stay in schools.

  1 month ago ago
Two children go missing after leaving home with a mentally challenged relative. The search is on

EDUCATION

In shock/ news from the department of Basic Education just before the family meeting

Johannesburg - More than 1 650 educators kicked the bucket because of Covid-19 related intricacies between March 2020 and February this year. This was uncovered by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga when she tended to the media in Pretoria, on Saturday, about the condition of preparation schools in front of the third term's opening, on Monday.

  2 months ago ago
In shock/ news from the department of Basic Education just before the family meeting

PARENTING

Condoms To Be Made Available To Learners In Schools. Do You Think This Is Appropriate?

As announced this Wednesday 8 September, the nation has seen a disturbing ascent in high school pregnancies during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has provoked the instruction division to present condoms in schools. Condoms in schools are to be presented through candy machines, Basic Education's agent chief general Granville Whittle told Parliament on Tuesday 7 September 2021.

  1 month ago ago
Condoms To Be Made Available To Learners In Schools. Do You Think This Is Appropriate?

EDUCATION

Schools to relax, most of the non-contact and contact activities: check

The first gazette that was signed during term 2 holidays which was supposed to resume on the 02 August 2021 has been amended. On the first Basic Education Green Gazette, of which was national gazette no. 44922, Vol. 674. Disaster Management Act (57/2002).

  2 months ago ago
Schools to relax, most of the non-contact and contact activities: check

EDUCATION

Revised time table for the academic year

The division of key direction and the arrangement district are no outcasts to an irregular blocks to the astute year. Last year schools were out for a time of four months when the nation went under the main lockdown all through the entire presence of the country. Grade 12 was the 1st grade to get back to class before any abundance classes.

  1 month ago ago
Revised time table for the academic year

EDUCATION

Sadtu rejects the return of all primary school learners

Minister of basic education minister Angie Motshekga announced that the primary schools learners in South Africa will have to return to their normal attending schedule. This is happening although we know that many schools have poor infrastructures which can be able to accommodate all primary schools learners while observing all Covid-19 protocols such as keeping distances and not over crowding.

  2 months ago ago
Sadtu rejects the return of all primary school learners

EDUCATION

Details regarding some learners which will worry South Africa

Devastating details regarding some learners have been reported by Newzroom Afrika which . It is heartbreaking to note that there are 750 000 learners who dropped out of school , up from the 230 000 before the Covid-19 pandemic era . Poverty is reported to have been identified as one of the factors which contributed to the huge drop out during the Covid-19 period .Professor Reza Daniels , who is the Principal Investigator at the University of Cape Town confirmed that the Covid-19 had a negative impact on the learning in South Africa.

  2 months ago ago
Details regarding some learners which will worry South Africa

EDUCATION

Amended time table for the year

The division of essential instruction and the training area are no aliens to a periodic interferences to the scholarly year. Last year schools were out for a time of four months when the nation went under the principal lockdown throughout the entire existence of the country. Grade 12 was the 1st grade to get back to class in front of any remaining classes.

  1 month ago ago
Amended time table for the year

EDUCATION

Matric exam timetable revised – here are the changes

Senior Certificate (NSC) assessments' schedule for 2021. Matric students were planned to plunk down for their first test on 1 November – but the office has changed the date to 27 October. This implies there are presently some slight changes to the matric test plan.

  1 month ago ago
Matric exam timetable revised – here are the changes

EDUCATION

Will Ramaphosa confirm to the DBE appeal? Well view more details below|[OPINION]

South Africa Today, Sunday 25 July 2021 Will the president confirm the reopening of schools as the minister of Basic Education alleged? Well continue reading to see people's opinions and also share yours when you are done reading. Image: the minister of Basic Education who goes by the name of Angie Motshekga

  2 months ago ago
Will Ramaphosa confirm to the DBE appeal? Well view more details below|[OPINION]

CAREER-JOBS

Good news to the unemployed South Africans

The Basic Education Employment Initiative initiative has entered its second stage, according to the Department of Basic Education. For a long period, 287 000 instructors and general assistance will be used in the program. The first stage of the program ended in April, and the second stage will run until March 2022, according to the DBE.

  21 days ago ago
Good news to the unemployed South Africans

EDUCATION

DBE Minister Angie Motshekga to hold a media briefing tomorrow. School holidays to top the agenda.

Following media reports about possible cancelation of October holidays, Department of Basic Education Angie Motshekga will hold a press briefing tomorrow morning. Unions have already expressed their displeasure about the move. The minister of Basic Education is concerned about the learning losses suffered as a result of lockdowns.

  1 month ago ago
DBE Minister Angie Motshekga to hold a media briefing tomorrow. School holidays to top the agenda.

JUSTICE

Section27 wins court battle to declare DBE pit toilet plans unconstitutional

JOHANNESBURG - Section27 has won its fight in the High Court to look for a request to pronounce the Basic Education Department's arrangements over pit latrines unlawful and in break of a previous court request. An underlying request came following five-year-old Michael Komape, from Chebeng town in Limpopo, fell into a pit latrine in 2014 and suffocated.

  1 month ago ago
Section27 wins court battle to declare DBE pit toilet plans unconstitutional

EDUCATION

Matric exams bought forward due to municipal elections

The department of Basic Education has bought foward the 2021 National Senior Certificate because it clashes with the local government elections Matrics were supposed to write their English , Business Studies and Non-Official language paper 1 final exams on 1 November, However , the exams have been moved forward to 27 and 28 October due to the clash , the department announced

  1 month ago ago
Matric exams bought forward due to municipal elections