EDUCATION

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Herzlia alumni “condemn” punishment of students who protested

Letter of support written for two learners that knelt during the Israeli national anthem

By Kim Reynolds - 19 November 2018
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Over 2,000 schools without toilets, says Equal Education

Organisation marks ten years of struggle

By Thembela Ntongana - 16 November 2018
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New school bus on the cards for Cape Winelands learners

Education department also reviewing rules on provision of scholar transport for rural areas

By Barbara Maregele - 15 November 2018
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Learners take a knee during Israeli national anthem

Herzlia School says the two students face “disciplinary and educational” consequences

By Kim Reynolds - 14 November 2018
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Equal Education calls on Ramaphosa to get involved in fixing schools

This follows decision by Concourt not to hear education department’s appeal against norms and standards judgment

By Saam Niami Jalinous - 12 November 2018
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School has 196 learners and ten grades but only four classrooms

“I feel like I am running three different schools,” says principal

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 1 November 2018
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Why it takes so long for schools to be built

Equal Education demands transparency from government to improve delivery of school buildings

By Phathiswa Shushwana - 31 October 2018
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“I fell into a pit of mud and human waste”

Pit toilets finally repaired at Eastern Cape school where caretaker nearly drowned

By Phathiswa Shushwana and Chumani Mazwi - 26 October 2018
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Day care centre rebuilt after fire – for the fifth time

“I just need the municipality to assist me rebuild,” says principal

By Chris Gilili - 19 October 2018
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Village school has three teachers and three pit toilets for 116 learners

“It’s really tough but we battle along”

By Chris Gilili - 17 October 2018
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Parents have to build toilets for Eastern Cape school

Learners at schools in Cofimvaba have to relieve themselves outside

By Yamkela Ntshongwana and Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 12 October 2018
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Learners march in Worcester demanding scholar transport

Children in rural areas struggle to get to school

By Barbara Maregele - 5 October 2018
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Lottery money goes to waste as school falls apart

R28.3 million handed over to a boxing promoter with no experience in construction

By Kaizer Nengovhela and Raymond Joseph - 5 October 2018
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Involve deaf people in deaf education, say protesters

DeafSA members marched to the Western Cape Education Department on Friday

By Vincent Lali - 1 October 2018
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Shortage of maths teachers in the Eastern Cape

The province has been the lowest achiever in the matric pass rate for years

By Chris Gilili - 27 September 2018
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Zimbabwean teachers in SA unpaid for months

Western Cape Education Department says Home Affairs is to blame

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 September 2018