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EDUCATION

She Killed Herself After Her Teacher Called Her A 'Witch'| See What The Dept Of Education Did

The Eastern Cape Department of Education has placed two teachers at Bhisho High School on special leave until the result of an inquiry into the bullying of a Grade 10 student who reportedly committed suicide. Lathitha Nako, 16, died last Wednesday night at Bhisho Hospital after getting unwell at home at 20:00.

  9 days ago ago
She Killed Herself After Her Teacher Called Her A 'Witch'| See What The Dept Of Education Did

EDUCATION

Bad news for learners and teachers

On 18 February 2020, the Mthatha high court requested the Eastern Cape Department of Education to give 65 homerooms at four Transkei schools within 90 days. Until this point, just 17 have been assembled. Presently the Legal Resources Center (LRC) is back in court attempting to get the 2020 request implemented.

  1 month ago ago
Bad news for learners and teachers

EDUCATION

Another job well done by the Hawks which will delight the South African members of the public

A report was issued of another job well done by the Hawks when they led to the arrest of four former Senior Eastern Cape Department of Education officials. The report that was issued gave an account of the arrest of some former Senior Education officials from the Eastern Cape Department of Education on allegations of fraud and corruption which saw millions being siphoned.

  6 months ago ago
Another job well done by the Hawks which will delight the South African members of the public

PARENTING

Mthata parents build classrooms for their children.

MTHATHA PARENTS BUILD CLASSROOMS FOR CHILDREN PARENTS from Jumba Senior Secondary School in Mthatha have taken a decision to build two classrooms, to assist their children with their learning, while they wait for the Eastern Cape Department of Education to assist them.

  9 months ago ago
Mthata parents build classrooms for their children.

EDUCATION

Eastern Cape Department of Education's level of readiness for schools' reopening

The Eastern Cape Department of Education MEC , Fundile Gade addressed media on the level of preparedness regarding the upcoming academic year. This follows the completion of the 2020 Matric marking. He went on and addressed the media on what the department of education is doing and what it is planning to do cover a number of issues. There has been progress made as far as ensuring that schools address the water challenges. Funds have been released to buy water tanks for the schools that were in need of them.Even

  10 months ago ago
Eastern Cape Department of Education's level of readiness for schools' reopening

EDUCATION

Eastern Cape Grade 12s Write Mathematics in IsiXhosa

Mathematics have been problematic to many learner and some of them have failed the subject dismally with embarassing marks. With so many learners struggling like that, the Eastern Cape Department of Education have taken drastic measuress at least help the learners get better marks which will help them get admission in tertiary institutions. Grade 12 learners in that part of the country write their Mathematics paper in their home language IsiXhosa, all the papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2 came in IsiXhosa with a little

  1 year ago ago
Eastern Cape Grade 12s Write Mathematics in IsiXhosa

EDUCATION

Eastern Cape Department of Education partners up to sanitise selected schools

Eastern Cape Department of Education in partnership with Organised Labour, School Governing Bodies, Eastern Cape Education Advisory Council, Disability sector who form part of its Provincial Command Council have put in place plans to ensure that all our schools are thoroughly cleaned and made ready to accept learners on the 1 June 2020.  The department said it is a prescribed norm to clean schools and ensure that they are safe for learners and teachers to be in, as they strive to save the academic year. 

  1 year ago ago
Eastern Cape Department of Education partners up to sanitise selected schools

EDUCATION

Schools welcome another wave of pupils

The Eastern Cape Department of Education is pleased to inform residents of the province that all preparations have been made to welcome Grades 3,6 and 11 back to school tomorrow. Learners that are also doing their Year 2 and 3 in the School of Skills as well as some learners with severe to profound intellectual disabilities and autistic learners in their final year, will also be making their way to school tomorrow. This marks the first week of return in a five week series, which will result in all grades being

  1 year ago ago
Schools welcome another wave of pupils

EDUCATION

Trial 2020 Mathematics in Eastern Cape was written in Xhosa

Science have been hazardous to numerous student and some of them have bombed the subject grimly with embarassing marks.  With endless students battling that way, the Eastern Cape Department of Education have taken intense measuress at any rate help the students show signs of improvement marks which will assist them with getting affirmation in tertiary organizations.  Evaluation 12 students in that aspect of the nation compose their Mathematics paper in their home language IsiXhosa, all the papers, Paper 1

  1 year ago ago
Trial 2020 Mathematics in Eastern Cape was written in Xhosa

EDUCATION

School transport driver seen in viral clip giving the wheel to pupil while he drinks alcohol suspend

An Eastern Cape transport driver has been presented with a suspension letter.  The Eastern Cape education department has suspended a transport driver who permitted a school student to drive a transport.  While the student was driving, the bus driver remained close to her and drank liquor.  Then, a Principal from Mount Fletcher is under scrutiny for supposed sexual misconduct. Eastern Cape Department of Education has suspended a transport administrator who permitted a student to drive a transport loaded with

  1 year ago ago
School transport driver seen in viral clip giving the wheel to pupil while he drinks alcohol suspend

EDUCATION

Department of Education announces 2020 matric to write pilot project in their mothers tongue

Eastern Cape Department of Education has made the announcement that the matriculants within the province will be tested through a pilot project during their trial exams this year. News24 report. According to news24, the provincial department said its matric learners will begins the trail exams on 14 September 2020 and for the first time some exam papers will be available in students' mother tongue.  The paper reported that the department said it will be for the first time in South African where pupils will

  1 year ago ago
Department of Education announces 2020 matric to write pilot project in their mothers tongue

EDUCATION

Parents in the Eastern Cape construct their own school

Parents in the Eastern Cape construct their own school. Parents of students at a rural Eastern Cape senior secondary school are raising funds to develop extra classrooms and amenities. The overloaded school is in disarray, with no running water or electricity, and pit latrines as toilets.

  5 months ago ago
Parents in the Eastern Cape construct their own school

EDUCATION

Parents from Mthatha built classrooms for their children

MTHATHA PARENTS BUILD CLASSROOMS FOR CHILDREN PARENTS from Jumba Senior Secondary School in Mthatha have taken a decision to build two classrooms, to assist their children with their learning, while they wait for the Eastern Cape Department of Education to assist them.

  9 months ago ago
Parents from Mthatha built classrooms for their children

EDUCATION

What will government decide on the school debate?

The Department of Education has decided that schools will resume. The Department of Education has publicised the dates on which students will gradually be phased back into schools. Gr 3 and 4's - 27 July 2020 Gr 4 and 9's - 17 August 2020 Gr 5 and 8's - 31 August Despite pressure on government Minister Angie Motshekga has promised parents that all schools have been sanitized and pupils will be safe at schools.All health protocols are being followed. The Department of Education in the Eastern Cape has been slammed

  1 year ago ago
What will government decide on the school debate?

COVID

Department of Education responds to COVID-19 outbreak that affect over 100 learners in one school

The Eastern Cape Department of Education Officials has come out that most of the learners who were tested positive for COVID-19, at the Ethembeni Secondary School in Burgersdorp, are asymptomatic. SABC news reports. The Provincial Education Department has intially attributed the coronavirus outbreak in Burgersdorp to non-compliance with COVID-19 regulations said many of the learners have underlying sicknesses. More than hundred learners at Ethembeni High School in the area were tested positive for the virus

  1 year ago ago
Department of Education responds to COVID-19 outbreak that affect over 100 learners in one school

CRIME

Bus driver suspended after he allowed pupil to drive a bus standing next to her

A video have emerged on social media showing a bus driver allowing a pupil to drive the bus. It is reported that the Eastern Cape Department of Education has suspended a bus operator who allowed a pupil to drive a bus full of scholars while he stood next to her drinking alcohol. "What if the girl ask to take the wheel as she sees the bus driver is drunk ? Its called taking responsibility instead of watching their lives perish just like that and whats important they all arrived to school safe ."@SpinksAzania

  1 year ago ago
Bus driver suspended after he allowed pupil to drive a bus standing next to her

EDUCATION

Local Businesses donate sanitation tunnels to help curb the spread of covid-19 in schools

Businessman Jack Chetty in partnership with Ukuakha projects donated sanitation tunnels to Eastern Cape Department of Education.  ECDOE spokesperson Malibongwe Mtima said that tunnels have proven effective in other parts of the world in curbing the spread of the COVID 19 virus.  "Members of #ImfundoFamily at our offices will now be able to walk into work sanitised, practise social distancing and work so that we save the academic year" said Mtima.  Speaking on the donation, SG Themba Kojana said the donat

  1 year ago ago
Local Businesses donate sanitation tunnels to help curb the spread of covid-19 in schools

EDUCATION

Bus driver suspended for allowing pupil to drive while he drank alcohol

In the video, the administrator can be seen moving and tasting from the container, while the student directs the transport.  The Eastern Cape Department of Education has suspended a transport administrator who permitted an understudy to drive a transport loaded with researchers while he remained close to her drinking liquor.  The Moshesh Agricultural High School researcher transport administrator was suspended soon after a video of him drinking while the student was driving turned into a web sensation via

  1 year ago ago
Bus driver suspended for allowing pupil to drive while he drank alcohol

EDUCATION

The state of schools in Eastern Cape: There is no money for new school for at least three years

At least six teachers as well as 250 learners have been reported to be sharing only five toilets at Jongimpuma Primary School in Port St Johns. The delapidated classrooms building walls are built with mud, the ceilings are disintegrating and are falling into pieces, limited desks and the classroom are extremely cold. No pupil can perform at their best under such conditions. However, the Department of Basic Education in the Eastern Cape indicated that there is no money for renovations and new school in the next

  1 year ago ago
The state of schools in Eastern Cape: There is no money for new school for at least three years

EDUCATION

Rationalisation and realignment of Mbabakazi Primary school

The zeal to ensure that all schools provide quality public education has propelled the Eastern Cape department of Education to merge Mbabakazi primary school with Hlopekazi primary school as they are six (6) kilometers apart in the Gqaga Administratibe Area, within the Chris Hani East Education district.  The move is to ensure that all learners enjoy the right to quality public education as enshrined in the South African Constitution. The success of this exercise is also dependent on the approval of schola

  1 year ago ago
Rationalisation and realignment of Mbabakazi Primary school