EDUCATION

Parents burn tyres and picket outside education department over incomplete school

No schooling until department pays the R8 million it owes the construction company, say parents

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8 April 2021

Learners are taught outside at tiny rural school

District officials are visiting the school in Ndwedwe

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8 April 2021

Education department promises bicycles to school pleading for scholar transport

School Governing Body member claims school has been asking for transport for ten years, but Eastern Cape government denies it

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6 April 2021

Over a thousand learners protest for school to be recognised

Schools shut down in Mfuleni by protesters

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1 April 2021

Parents protest at Eastern Cape education department after broken promises

“We are here to give the District Director seven days to respond to our memorandum of demands or he will see the wrath of the parents”

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29 March 2021

Principal accused of child abuse makes court appearance

Eastern Cape MEC for Education visits school and family

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25 March 2021

Equal Education demands audit of school feeding programmes in Limpopo

Activists say there are still learners in Mashashane, Polokwane not getting meals when they’re not at school

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23 March 2021

Community shuts down dilapidated Pietermaritzburg school

Education department to investigate complaints

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18 March 2021

Schools still turning away immigrant children

In spite of instructions, children without documents are still being refused places

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16 March 2021

School principal charged with attempted murder after pit toilet incident

Child was lowered into toilet to fetch cellphone

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16 March 2021

Parents shut school to force education department to pay its bills

Construction on a much needed new school in Kariega will halt if the building company is not paid

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15 March 2021

Parents shut down school, take circuit manager hostage

“We buy chalk ourselves” says teacher

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12 March 2021

Mud school has one broken toilet for 175 learners and staff

Four grades share one classroom at Centane primary school

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12 March 2021

Limpopo learners sit at home because of a shortage of teachers

School battling to accommodate children

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11 March 2021

More than 500 learners not placed in schools in Buffalo City

Department has cut the school transport budget

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11 March 2021

Bystander killed in Wits student protests

Protesters proceeded to Empire Road and blocked traffic in Johannesburg

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10 March 2021