EDUCATION

Education ministers “ducking accountability” argues Equal Education

Civil society wants courts to supervise government’s handling of school feeding

By Tania Broughton - 2 July 2020

Covid-19: SADTU members quit schools to mourn dead colleagues

Union calls for Eastern Cape schools to be closed

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 2 July 2020

Vandalism during lockdown drains Motherwell school’s budget

Parents have started patrolling the grounds to scare off vandals

By Joseph Chirume - 29 June 2020

A few “hiccups” but school feeding on track, education department insists

Civil society takes Minister Motshekga to court for “empty promise”

By Tania Broughton - 29 June 2020

Teachers want schools closed until Covid-19 “peak” has passed

But MEC for Education says keeping schools closed will hurt the most vulnerable learners

By Ashraf Hendricks - 25 June 2020

No high school places for thousands of Grade 7s in 2021

Online schooling proposed as a solution for education

By Steve Kretzmann - 25 June 2020

Covid-19: School principals ask President to close schools

“Our children and teachers are terrified”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 24 June 2020

Covid-19: COSAS closes down Cape Town school

Matric students sent home

By Vincent Lali - 18 June 2020

Eastern Cape mud school “falling apart” say parents

Parents say they have been asking the department for a new school for over 20 years

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2020

Private schools must give fair hearings before kicking children out, rules Concourt

Supreme Court of Appeal decision overturned

By Tania Broughton - 17 June 2020

SANCO closes Crossroads school after teacher tests positive for Covid-19

Education department says unnecessary to shut down school

By Buziwe Nocuze - 17 June 2020

Motshekga taken to court for “backtracked” promise to reinstate feeding programme

In some households it’s a choice between buying food or the data needed to study online

By Tania Broughton - 14 June 2020

Motherwell school shut down by parents worried about safety

Eastern Cape Department of Education says 94% of schools had received personal protective equipment

By Joseph Chirume - 12 June 2020

School defies vandals and re-opens

A security fence was supposed to be installed around Joe Slovo Primary in Port Elizabeth but the lockdown delayed that plan

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 10 June 2020

Two years waiting for the lights to be switched on

Poles and cables were installed in Ngudza, Limpopo, in 2018

By Bernard Chiguvare - 9 June 2020

Pietermaritzburg schools shut down by protesters demanding water

“They must give water to the community before the schools”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 9 June 2020