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Midrand crèche has community support but needs cash

An informal early childhood development centre has closed due to a lack of funds

By Zoë Postman - 25 March 2019
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Refugee children turned away by Cape schools

Immigrant parents battle red tape to get their kids in school

By Tariro Washinyira - 22 March 2019
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Western Cape government wins school closure case

Uitzig school governing board vows to fight court ruling

By Barbara Maregele - 7 March 2019
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N10 blocked by school protest in Paterson

“We are going to protest in this way until they give us teachers and take our kids from learning under trees into classrooms”

By Joseph Chirume - 6 March 2019
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“If I was able to do something else, I would,” says teacher

Teaching is tough in overcrowded schools with ill-disciplined sometimes violent learners

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 4 March 2019
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Residents mobilise for new school in Masiphumelele

Parents unhappy with sending their children to Ocean View

By Thembela Ntongana - 1 March 2019
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A teenager was sexually violated at her school in October 2015. Her teachers, the principal, and the Gauteng education department all failed her

Family is suing for R1.5 million

By Lee-Anne Bruce and Sheena Swemmer - 27 February 2019
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Parents remove learners from Cape Town school amid violence

Police urged to increase patrols at Ravensmead High

By Barbara Maregele - 26 February 2019
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Education department is “showing us the middle finger”

Parents protest about the dilapidated state of three Uitenhage schools

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 February 2019
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School children block road to Alice

Five weeks into the school year and some classes have not started at Kuyasa Senior Secondary

By Lisekho Madikane - 21 February 2019
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Nooitgedacht school children protest after shootings

Two people killed in a shooting outside the school on Sunday

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 February 2019
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PE parents protest for more teachers for overcrowded school

Almost 50 children to a teacher at Alfonso Aries Primary School, says protest leader

By Joseph Chirume - 6 February 2019
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Upgrade Parkwood school, demand parents

“We’re trying to upgrade our children because this is what we never had”

By Ashraf Hendricks - 6 February 2019
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Learner suspended for wearing religious bracelet

“He has taken off the bracelet but he is not allowed to attend classes” says mother

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 February 2019
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Mfuleni schools shut down as unplaced learners protest

Education department says enrolments in Western Cape have increased by more than 18,000

By Vincent Lali, Masixole Feni and GroundUp Staff - 4 February 2019
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Grade 10 learner sells his paintings to pay for school

Innocent Mukanyima wants to finish school before becoming a professional artist

By Bernard Chiguvare - 31 January 2019