NSFAS funding reduction could affect thousands of students next year

Projected R13.7bn reduction in funding by the National Treasury could spell doom for tertiary students

Matric maths and science expectations are ‘unrealistic’

While some provinces set the bar too low, others have high hopes for their matrics

Pregnant pupil barred from writing matric exam without her mother being present

A pregnant pupil was not allowed to write a matric exam paper after a senior teacher allegedly told her to leave the school and return with her ...

Gauteng has dismissed the most number of teachers for misconduct, report shows

Experts believe Gauteng has good structures for reporting misconduct and a more assertive populace in terms of rights and responsibilities

Education department confirms error in matric science paper

For the second year in a row, grade 12 pupils have had to answer a matric exam paper that had an error.

Department tells schools to give pupils extra marks to help them progress

The extra boost is linked to the disruptions caused to teaching and learning by the Covid pandemic in 2020

Department accused of down playing school pregnancies while ‘teachers are ...

CGE blasts department of basic education presentation on initiatives to prevent pregnant girls from dropping out of school

Blade Nzimande suffers another defeat in the courts

This follows the same high court’s order for the minister to immediately retract a government gazette notice

Nsfas leaves students ‘starving’ during exams

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) has blamed universities for a funding disaster that has left thousands of needy students across ...

Students ‘starving’ as NSFAS fails to pay thousands of students

Only 248,512 university students received their November allowances on Wednesday compared with the 360,852 in October