EDUCATION

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Renovations at dilapidated Tulbagh school fast tracked

Learners taught in school hall until new classrooms are built

By Barbara Maregele - 13 September 2019
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Copyright bill will make cost of studying cheaper

But bill has been waiting for the president to sign it into law since at least April

By Linda Daniels - 30 August 2019
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Eastern Cape village fights for its school

Children and teachers learn at the risk of the ceiling falling on them

By Johnnie Isaac - 21 August 2019
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Parents shut dilapidated Tulbagh school

WCED says the “plankie” portion of the school is to be replaced next year

By Barbara Maregele - 20 August 2019
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Grade R learners told to avoid the school toilets and use the field

Eastern Cape Education Department says Mangelengele Primary School is too small to invest in

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 15 August 2019
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Sixty learners to a classroom in Driftsands

Parents shut down Cape Town school because of overcrowding

By Velani Ludidi - 14 August 2019
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No internet for over a year at Lwandle public library

City says cable theft and “excessively high” costs of 3G data are to blame

By Velani Ludidi - 14 August 2019
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This is what it’s like to go to school in Hanover Park

If they hear gunshots the “kids know if they outside they have to go to the nearest classroom and hit the floor”

By Tessa Knight - 12 August 2019
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Newcastle school for the blind in desperate need of funds

The facility is the only one of its kind in Amajuba district

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 6 August 2019
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“Corporal punishment has never stopped in our school” says KZN learner

Staff member caught on video beating students

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 31 July 2019
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Students demand to know where their NSFAS allowances are

Eastcape Midlands College says it “strictly adheres to NSFAS bursary rules and guidelines”

By Lucas Nowicki - 26 July 2019
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Criminalising school disruptions would help, says Panyaza Lesufi

Gauteng MEC for Education testifies at Alexandra Inquiry

By Zoë Postman - 24 July 2019
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Veld fire causes Rhodes University to evacuate residences

Blaze brought under control and no damage to buildings

By Lucas Nowicki - 24 July 2019
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Parents shut down primary school in Imbali over fees

“Where did the money we paid go?” asks angry parent

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 23 July 2019
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Villagers close rotting school in Eastern Cape

“Our school gets annual maintenance budget but it is very useless to maintain rotten material”

By Mbulelo Sisulu - 22 July 2019
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Learners sing for new bridge to cross treacherous river to school

Scholars from Solomon Mahlangu High and Aston Gontshi Primary protested on Friday

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 July 2019