EDUCATION

Schools urged to provide food parcels for learners

Children are missing meals on days they are not at school because of Covid-19 shifts

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28 May 2021

Parents win three year battle to build school

Construction of Kariega school was stalled because education department failed to pay contractors

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27 May 2021

A quarter of Worcester’s children are stunted

Mothers who completed high school are much less likely to have stunted children

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19 May 2021

Learners sent home as taps run dry at Eastern Cape schools

Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber to adopt over 30 schools to help with water saving measures

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17 May 2021

Researchers call for full reopening of schools after report shows more than half of children miss meals

The total lost days of meals could be as high as 133 out of 211 school days

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13 May 2021

Early childhood development centres protest over “virtually non-existent roll out” of relief fund

Social Development says it cannot disburse funds without the necessary verifications

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13 May 2021

Parents demand brick and mortar classrooms for rural Limpopo school

The provincial education department says construction will start during the 2022/23 financial year

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10 May 2021

Mfuleni’s “illegal” school struggling to cope

2,000 students have three toilets and one tap

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5 May 2021

Education department back in court over pit latrines

SECTION27 says the department only plans to eradicate pit toilets in Limpopo schools by 2030

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4 May 2021

50% of learners don’t get meals when they’re not at school, says Equal Education

Some schools in Gauteng and the North West are struggling to feed learners who are unable to get to school

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28 April 2021

The only weightlifting club in Soweto is changing lives

Started in 2019, Lifting Dreams is running out of space

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26 April 2021

School children love this library

Lungile Moferi’s tuk-tuk doubles as a mobile library

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23 April 2021

Equal Education demands release of KZN learner transport policy

“It’s difficult to concentrate in class after a long walk” says learner

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23 April 2021

Department of Education has failed to release vital software to schools

Government schools are unable to capture marks or produce reports

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21 April 2021

“Illegal” school teaches hundreds of learners education department hasn’t placed

Mfuleni Combined School is run by volunteers and based in an illegally occupied college

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16 April 2021