EDUCATION

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More broken promises at Port St Johns school

Leaking classrooms still haven’t been fixed

By Buziwe Nocuze - 22 May 2019
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One door of learning has opened, but the others are still firmly shut

Unless we fix the school system, the gains won by the #Feesmustfall campaign will mean very little

By Gillian Attwood - 21 May 2019
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We have nowhere to train, say Mitchells Plain learners

School trying to raise money for a sports field

By Ashraf Hendricks - 20 May 2019
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These children have to step over electricity cables to get to school

“A time bomb waiting to explode”

By Joseph Chirume - 17 May 2019
Thousands of learners in Kraaifontein protest again overcrowding

Thousands of learners protest in Kraaifontein

Frustration with overcrowded classrooms

By Ashraf Hendricks - 16 May 2019
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Learners and teachers shut down overcrowded Kraaifontein school

“I battle to check whether all 70 learners [in my class] have done their homework” says teacher

By Vincent Lali - 16 May 2019
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Parents close school, want principal fired

“Do they want a child to drown in one of those pit toilets?”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 14 May 2019
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Ocean View care centre faces uncertain future

Founder says he won’t close the place unless “forced to”

By Ashraf Hendricks - 13 May 2019
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Construction workers strike over training fund

Building of school grinds to a halt

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 7 May 2019
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Water and electricity cut because school can’t pay bills, teaching stops

Principal says he has written 15 letters to education department about water leaks

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 May 2019
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Children locked out of school for late-coming

MEC says action will be taken against schools, but principals have limited options available to fix the problem

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 2 May 2019
Dunoons new state-of-the art library

A look inside Dunoons new state-of-the-art library

Five years in the making, the R42-million facility is now open

By Ashraf Hendricks - 27 April 2019
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Another Limpopo school shut down by angry learners and parents

Road to Waterval High School blocked

By Bernard Chiguvare - 9 April 2019
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Durban school principal suspended after allegations of sexual harassment

Why didn’t district officials take action before? MEC asks

By Musa Binda - 9 April 2019

Learners prevent teachers from entering Pietermaritzburg school

Anger boils over because of no electricity and no maths or physics teachers

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 8 April 2019
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Durban school principal accused of sexually abusing teachers

District official says Carrington Heights Primary principal should have been suspended before schools reopened

By Musa Binda - 8 April 2019