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Uproar as KZN school names classrooms after Jacob and Duduzane Zuma

What is in a name? A KZN school has come under fire after it named it's classrooms after former president Jacob Zuma and his son Duduzane. This has divided a whole community. The cSunday Independent reported that the chief and the management of Gobhela Primary Full Service School in Mthwalume, on the south coast named a block of classrooms after Zuma senior.

  2 months ago ago
Uproar as KZN school names classrooms after Jacob and Duduzane Zuma

EDUCATION

Still waiting to be promoted to deputy principal

The Limpopo deputy principal who never was Nearly four years after becoming the preferred candidate, a primary school educator is still waiting to be appointed Thursday 26 August 2021 The NASGB and provincial education department reached an out-of-court settlement on April 16 2021, in which it was agreed Dikeledi Sodi would receive a letter of appointment and occupy the post from May 1.

  3 months ago ago
Still waiting to be promoted to deputy principal

EDUCATION

Very bad news about schools from the department of education

DBE: Proposal to drop October school occasions 'still on the table' The Basic Education Department says top instruction authorities will meet on Wednesday evening to additionally talk about the proposed school schedule changes Instructor associations and school overseeing bodies are against the public authority's arrangements to scrap the impending school occasions

  3 months ago ago
Very bad news about schools from the department of education

EDUCATION

Cooking the books: school set alight after board asks what happened to the money

Cooking the books: school set alight after board asks what happened to the money The financial records of the Tshikombani Primary School outside Thohoyandou have not been audited for three years. This is why the School Governing Board (SGB) insisted on inspecting the books to see how the school’s money was being used.

  25 days ago ago
Cooking the books: school set alight after board asks what happened to the money

SOCIETY

Parents walk 4km with their girl children to school as criminals start targeting rural school kids

Frustrated by the lack of policing in their area, some parents have redefined the word protection. School children at Dimanda SSS in Ngqeleni have been subjected to brazen attacks in recent weeks. Six girls have reportedly been raped in the past four months. Police spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu on Thursday said no arrests had been made.

  2 months ago ago
Parents walk 4km with their girl children to school as criminals start targeting rural school kids

EDUCATION

The SGB and parents of an Ivory Park school stood guard at gates||Here Is Why

Johannesburg - The School Governing Body (SGB) and guardians of an Ivory Park school stood monitor at entryways on Tuesday, permitting students to enter the school, however not the instructors, following allegations that they were not showing their kids. Before the school began, youth detachments remained at the doors of Umqhele Secondary School screening and disinfecting students, while the educators remained around outside.

  4 months ago ago
The SGB and parents of an Ivory Park school stood guard at gates||Here Is Why

EDUCATION

Angry Parents and Learners Want The Principal GONE

https://www.dailysun.co.za/News/gatvol-parents-pupils-want-principal-gone-20210811 When irate parents and students staged a protest outside Sivananda Technical High School in KwaMashu, north of Durban, yesterday, teaching got off to a bumpy start. They demanded that the principal leave the school as soon as possible. The principal was accused by the parents of promoting a schism among the teachers, which had angered the students.

  3 months ago ago
Angry Parents and Learners Want The Principal GONE

EDUCATION

Motupakgomo Primary School closes due to Covid-19 positive case

By Theodorah Mawasha MOTUPA : The Motupakgomo Primary School in Ga - Motupa under the Greater Tzaneen Municipality has been temporarily closed until 23 August 2021. This comes a learner allegedly tested positive for COVID-19. The school principal alongside the School Governing Body ( SGB) took a decision to have classes halted as per the COVID-19 health protocols.

  3 months ago ago
Motupakgomo Primary School closes due to Covid-19 positive case

EDUCATION

No school holidays: 50% of year's learning lost and needs to be recovered

A choice is normal soon on whether the October school occasions will be cut out. On Thursday the office said it required however much showing time as could reasonably be expected. Division representative Elijah Mhlanga revealed to TimesLIVE it completed counsels with associations in regards to the chance of delaying the October occasions last week.

  3 months ago ago
No school holidays: 50% of year's learning lost and needs to be recovered

EDUCATION

Tensions high between Arena Park Secondary and the SGB over this alleged appointment

When parents send their children to school, they want to ensure that a good school is attended to. Being good means that the child should feel safe and get what should be obtained from the school. No parent would want to send his/her child to a school that is not safe and up to standard.

  3 months ago ago
Tensions high between Arena Park Secondary and the SGB over this alleged appointment

EDUCATION

The unsafe pit-toilets of Mapitlula school pose the lives of pupils in danger

By Thabo Monyela MAPITLULA VILLAGE- The learners of Mapitlula Primary School in Mapitlula village under Greater Tzaneen Municipality, are still using unhygienic and dilapidated pit-latrines that continue to pose an imminent threat to their welfare. The school is amongst many schools in Limpopo that have poor sanitation facilities and dilapidated old buildings that were built decades ago.

  3 months ago ago
The unsafe pit-toilets of Mapitlula school pose the lives of pupils in danger

EDUCATION

Young schoolboy stabs Grade 9 pupil to death

The Gauteng Department of Education has responded with shock to an occurrence that happened in the Alexandra municipality on Thursday night. A youthful optional school understudy, perceived to be in Grade 7, lethally cut a Grade 9 student. Common Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has moved quickly to denounce the assault, which included two students from various schools in Alexandra.

  2 months ago ago
Young schoolboy stabs Grade 9 pupil to death

EDUCATION

"We are ready for the reopening of the schools", Angie Motshekga

The Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga just adressed the nation on the opening of schools. Motshekga said according to her all schools are opening tomorrow but a confirmation will come from president Cyril Ramaphosa on his adress of nation on Sunday night. Ramaphosa temporarily closed schools on the 27 June 2021 when the country to level 4.

  4 months ago ago

EDUCATION

The state of readiness for return of schools, Monday pupils are returning to classes.

The department of basic education provides state of readiness for return of schools. LIMPOPO EXCEEDS TARGET SET FOR VACCINATION OF BASIC EDUCATION STAFF Limpopo has managed to vaccinate 73 609 educators and support staff, thus exceeding the set target of 61 572. The target of 61 572 people was for educators, administration and support staff appointed by the Limpopo Department of Education, educators appointed by School Governing Bodies (SGB), and educators in the independent schools sector.

  4 months ago ago
The state of readiness for return of schools, Monday pupils are returning to classes.

SOCIETY

Learner lethally stabbed by another learner at School in Alexandra

Panyaza Lesufi on Monday “strongly” condemned the stabbing of a Grade 8 learner from Pholosho Secondary School in Alexandra supposedly by a individual learner. Lesufi said the “unacceptable” incident took place on Monday We vehemently condemn the violence behaviour which led to the death of a learner allegedly, at the expense of his peer on school grounds.

  3 months ago ago
Learner lethally stabbed by another learner at School in Alexandra

SOCIETY

Crucial Information Linked To The SGB Has Been Revealed To The Public

https://www.iol.co.za/weekend-argus/news/western-cape-sports-school-sgb-face-fraud-and-corruption-charges-9012a70f-8ad6-4d1f-94c7-847963f68e73 Cape Town - In a sensational bend to the long-standing monetary adventure at the common games school, seven School Governing Body (SGB) individuals and a previous acting chief are presently dealing with indictments of extortion and debasement. As per the Hawks, the charges identify with more than R3.1 million delicate extortion for security administrations to the school.

  4 months ago ago
Crucial Information Linked To The SGB Has Been Revealed To The Public

SOCIETY

Grade 8 learner stabbed to death allegedly by a fellow classmate.

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi strongly condemns the stabbing of a grade 8 learner from Pholosho Secondary School in Alexandria allegedly by a fellow learner. The fatal incident seemed to have occurred on midday when the school's desciplinary committee was dealing with the fight between the three learners.

  3 months ago ago
Grade 8 learner stabbed to death allegedly by a fellow classmate.

EDUCATION

OPINION : Basic Education

Rather our children repeat a grade than dig a grave say Durban parents - Frustrated Durban parents are calling for the Department of Basic Education to terminate the 2021 academic year. This follows growing concerns of Covid-cases at schools which have led to school closures. Assegai Primary School in Wentworth had to close for three days last week due to recorded Covid-19 cases.

  3 months ago ago
OPINION : Basic Education

EDUCATION

Covid-19 vaccination of basic education staff continues.

COVID-19 VACCINATION OF BASIC EDUCATION STAFF CONTINUES IN LIMPOPO The Limpopo Department of Education has targeted to have 61 572 identified educators and staff to be vaccinated as part of the sector’s response to management and prevention of Covid-19. The vaccination process started on 25 June 2021 and thus far 30 314 educators and staff have been vaccinated, and the plan is to have the remaining receive their jabs on Friday, 02 July 2021.

  5 months ago ago
Covid-19 vaccination of basic education staff continues.

EDUCATION

COVID-19 vaccination of basic education continues.

The roll out vaccination of teachers went very smoothly, teachers came in number queing long lines to receive Covid-19 vaccine. The teacher of the Limpopo province were given more five spot centre's were named to be place of vaccination. Thabamoopo, Magatle hospital, Mankweng, Glen Cowie hospital were named as vaccination centre of covid for teachers.

  5 months ago ago
COVID-19 vaccination of basic education continues.