EDUCATION

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Protest at school after two educators dismissed for awarding fraudulent marks

“They acted dishonestly and we abide by the decision” says WCED spokesperson

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 14 November 2019
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Makhanda High Court orders MEC to improve sanitation in school

Judgment follows six years of petitioning Department of Education for new toilets

By Madison Yauger - 13 November 2019

“Even the rats don’t feel safe in this school”

Port Elizabeth school battles gangs, neglect

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 13 November 2019
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Barred from school by high transport costs

Cottonlands parents demand their own high school

By Zakithi Dlamini - 12 November 2019
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75-year-old SHAWCO to cut back activity after funding cuts

But medical projects will continue

By Drew Wayland - 11 November 2019
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Parents close down Port Elizabeth school

Protesters demand better infrastructure and security

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 6 November 2019
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GroundUp reporter threatened at school

Investigation into corruption annoys teachers

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 1 November 2019
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Learners march through Cape Town, demanding safer schools

Call for Western Cape Education Department to create safety committees

By Aisha Abdool Karim and Ashraf Hendricks - 26 October 2019
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Cable theft leaves matriculants in the dark

Learners study on the lawn outside the Lwandle library after power was lost

By Velani Ludidi - 24 October 2019
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KZN education department agrees in court to publish scholar transport policy

Equal Education has campaigned since 2014 to get clarity on school transport in the province

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 23 October 2019
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Children of immigrants must be in school, says Minister of Home Affairs

“Send them to school. We’ll look at the documentation later”

By Tariro Washinyira - 23 October 2019
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Eastern Cape learners demand basic infrastructure for schools

Students doubt the education department will meet its 2020 deadline for norms and standards

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 October 2019
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After fatal stabbing, parents demand end to “bombing ritual” at school

Hershel Fynn was stabbed to death on Tuesday at Eastwood Secondary

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 October 2019
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Dozens of Eastern Cape school upgrades abandoned

Lack of accountability leads to wasteful expenditure and mismanagement, says activist

By Lucas Nowicki - 11 October 2019
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Angry learners disrupt schooling in Mfuleni

Fairdale High School learners want to move to their new school urgently

By Vincent Lali - 9 October 2019
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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