Section27 has joined 12 other international organisations in condemning the privatisation of education across the world, claiming that the trend has a negative impact on girls.
Two Sadtu leaders allegedly bribed a matric pupil and a local ANC Youth League leader with cheap vodka, food and “whatever you want” to disrupt one of Durban’s best township schools and oust its principal.
Media mogul Given Mkhari has poured cold water on suggestions that his Gauteng radio station Power FM is in financial distress, sinking fast and up for sale.
A senior official in Mpumalanga’s provincial education department has been collecting his R700 000 annual salary for almost five years for doing nothing more than pitching up to work “to loiter and read newspapers”.
The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) is dragging the department of basic education in the Eastern Cape to court, demanding that pupil and teacher support material money owed to two schools be paid.
The Federation of Governing Bodies of SA (Fedsas) has welcomed Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s decision to appoint a task team to probe the jobs-for-cash scandal.
A local teacher is accusing Peace Mokiti, the secretary of the Soweto North branch of the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) of demanding sex from her in exchange for a principal’s post.
The department of basic education in KwaZulu-Natal has dispatched security officers to the Waterloo Primary School in Verulam, north of Durban, following the abduction last week of the school’s acting principal, Kaise Ngcobo.
Mugwena Maluleke is the man in charge of the country’s second-largest trade union, the 257 000-member SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu).
Economic Freedom Fighters’ leader Julius Malema says he is a new chapter that all South Africans will enjoy reading.
Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the ANC have butted heads outside the Seshego polling station where EFF leader Julius Malema is expected to cast his ballot later this morning.
By failing to deliver textbooks in Limpopo, the department of basic education violated pupils’ rights to education, Judge Neil Tuchten has ruled.
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Saturday. The Croc and I are up bright and early. Impolitely so, if you ask me, but we don’t have a choice. The Commander in Chief is in town so that’s that.
Honestly, do we really need the department of public works? Has it brought us anything but embarrassment and scandal?