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The threat of rape helps keep the vulnerable in line

Using an ever-present danger works to benefit men — no matter their education, profession, class or outward social behaviour The post The threat of rape helps keep the vulnerable in line appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Misogyny, Opinion, Women, Feminism, Rape, Feminist, Rape Culture, Rapists, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Equal Education, Lgbtqi, Queer, Patriarchy, Mona Eltahawy, Femicide


Maths and physical science pass rates show a decline, even after leaked papers

Home languages have remained steady, with a 90% pass mark, but other critical subjects have declined slightly The post Maths and physical science pass rates show a decline, even after leaked papers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, History, English, Mathematics, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Sadtu, Siswati, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, South Africa (country, Matric Pass Rate, COVID-19, Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba, Naptosa, Class Of 2020


Class of 2020 produces ‘quality passes’ — Motshekga

The minister of basic education released the 2020 matric results on Monday, announcing that the overall pass rate has declined from 2019 The post Class of 2020 produces ‘quality passes’ — Motshekga appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Results, Western Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Openaccess, Northern Cape, Motshekga, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Top Six, Panyaza Lesufi, Debbie Schafer, Zamani Saul, Basic Education, Matric


Minister shows her ignorance with  ‘educated men don’t rape’ remarks

Angie Motshekga was speaking to learners in a secondary school in Pretoria The post Minister shows her ignorance with  ‘educated men don’t rape’ remarks appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Sexual Assault, Teachers, Rape, Sexual Harassment, Pretoria, Angie Motshekga, Indecent Assault, Top Six, South Africa (country, Basic Education, South African Council Of Educators, Nellmapius Secondary School


Simple interventions could cut violence against women

Measures such as better street lighting, training the police and enforcing gun control can effect real change The post Simple interventions could cut violence against women appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Elections, Guns, Education, Opinion, Police, Women, Rape, Death Penalty, Gun Control, Convictions, Lighting, Firearms, Openaccess, Herman Mashaba, Angie Motshekga, GBV


Leaked papers may lead to learners losing their matric certificates

Umalusi has approved the release of the 2020 matric results saying that it did not find systemic irregularities that compromised the exam The post Leaked papers may lead to learners losing their matric certificates appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Maths, Leak, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, John Volmink, DBE, Top Six, South Africa (country, Matric Results, Mathanzima Mweli, Class Of 2020, Umalusi, Mafu Rakometsi, Physical Science, Group Copying


‘Don’t turn away children if registration fees aren’t paid – it’s illegal’

The basic education department has warned schools against this practice, especially in the light of Covid financial devastation The post ‘Don’t turn away children if registration fees aren’t paid – it’s illegal’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Top Six, South Africa (country, COVID-19, COVID, Registration Fees, School Calendar Year 2021


Vandals and storms damage schools, says education department

Learners will be moved to other schools and into mobile classrooms The post Vandals and storms damage schools, says education department appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Maths, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Top Six, Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Umalusi, Matric Leak, 2020 Academic Calendar, 2021 Academic Calendar, Mobile Classrooms, Physical Science


Covid sets education back years

The effects of the pandemic will still be felt by learners entering the school system in 2028 The post Covid sets education back years appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Stellenbosch University, South Africa (country, Matric, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Subs-only, Foundation Phase, Martin Gustafsson, Mary Metcalfe, Portfolio Committee On Basic Education


Pandemic hobbles learners’ futures

South African schools have yet to open for the 2021 academic year and experts are sounding the alarm over lost learning time, especially in the crucial grades one and 12 The post Pandemic hobbles learners’ futures appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Cyril Ramaphosa, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Sadtu, University of Pretoria, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, South African Democratic Teachers Union, Mugwena Maluleke, Basil Manuel, Subs-only, Chika Sehoole, Foundation Phase


Pandemic cripples learners’ futures

South African schools have yet to open for the 2021 academic year and experts are sounding the alarm over lost learning time, especially in the crucial grades one and 12 The post Pandemic cripples learners’ futures appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Cyril Ramaphosa, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Sadtu, University of Pretoria, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, South African Democratic Teachers Union, Mugwena Maluleke, Basil Manuel, Subs-only, Chika Sehoole, Foundation Phase


Department of basic education edges closer to releasing matric results

The basic education department has said that it is almost done with the marking process and that the capturing of marks is in progress. The post Department of basic education edges closer to releasing matric results appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, DBE, Sadtu, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, Marking, South Africa (country, Matric Results, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Class Of 2020, Norman Davis, Matric Exam


Death and anxiety rife at matric marking centres as schools reopening delayed

Education department delays 2021 academic year as the Covid-19 death and infection rates rise rapidly, but assures 2020 matrics that results will be released on time The post Death and anxiety rife at matric marking centres as schools reopening delayed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Schools, Exams, Angie Motshekga, Top Six, Marking, South Africa (country, Basic Education, COVID-19, COVID, Matrics, Reopening, Umalusi, Matric Papers, Mzwandile Matthews, Reginah Mhaule


Schools are geared up for 2021

Covid disrupted the 2020 academic year but catchup plans have been hatched in the nine provinces, including extra lessons, earlier class times, and subject-specific boot camps The post Schools are geared up for 2021 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, South Africa, Parliament, Free State, Gauteng, Angie Motshekga, Top Six, Basic Education, COVID, Covid19, Matrics, Provinces, Matriculation


‘Decision not to rewrite has caused a crisis,’ says basic education head

The high court has set aside the decision by the department and education quality assurer Umalusi that matrics would have to rewrite two subject leaked just before the matric exams The post ‘Decision not to rewrite has caused a crisis,’ says basic education head appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Science, Education, Maths, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Sadtu, Top Six, AfriForum, South Africa (country, Matric, Mathanzima Mweli, Naptosa, Norman Davis, South African Democratic Teachers’ Union, Umalusi, Mafu Rakometsi


‘No national matric rewrite’, says court

This follows an urgent application by individual learners and Sadtu, who wanted the court to set aside a decision by the department for a rewrite of two leaked matric exam papers The post ‘No national matric rewrite’, says court appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Court, Learners, Angie Motshekga, Sadtu, Rewrite, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, South Africa (country, Matric, South African Democratic Teachers Union, Mathanzima Mweli, Norman Davis, Matric Exams, Umalusi, Mafu Rakometsi


Matric results may be withheld if rewrite decision is set aside

The Pretoria high court will rule tomorrow on the case of a rewrite of two matric exam papers that were leaked, after learners and a teachers union challenged the decision in court The post Matric results may be withheld if rewrite decision is set aside appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Cem, Openaccess, Pretoria, Angie Motshekga, Sadtu, Rewrite, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, South Africa (country, Matric, Mathanzima Mweli, Norman Davis, Matric Exams, Umalusi, Mafu Rakometsi


Sadtu says Motshekga bowed to pressure from Umalusi to allow rewrite

The teachers union and several learners will appear before the Pretoria high court on Thursday, where they will ask that Motshekga’s decision for a national rewrite of two leaked matric exams be set aside The post Sadtu says Motshekga bowed to pressure from Umalusi to allow rewrite appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Pretoria, Motshekga, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Elijah Mhlanga, Sadtu, Top Six, Gauteng Department of Education, Pretoria High Court, Panyaza Lesufi, AfriForum, South Africa (country, Mathanzima Mweli, Mugwena Maluleke


Learners take Motshekga to court over matric rewrite

This is after the minister announced on Friday that there would be a rewrite of the two subjects that have been leaked to protect the integrity of the exams The post Learners take Motshekga to court over matric rewrite appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Motshekga, Angie Motshekga, Equal Education, Department of Basic Education, Sadtu, Top Six, Teachers Unions, AfriForum, South Africa (country, Naptosa, Class Of 2020, Matric Exams, Nomusa Cembi, Umalusi, Afrikaans Hoer Seunskool


Parents owe it to their children to take part in how schools are run

Do parents even know that they have a say in the school calendar or do they wait to get the letters at the end of the year telling them when schools close and open? The post Parents owe it to their children to take part in how schools are run appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, School Governing Body


Hawks make arrest in matric maths paper leak

Themba Daniel Shikwambana, who works at a printing company, was granted bail and is due to return to court in January The post Hawks make arrest in matric maths paper leak appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Physics, Maths, Life Sciences, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Elijah Mhlanga, The Hawks, Top Six, Panyaza Lesufi, Matric, Class Of 2020, Council Of Education Ministers, Exam Paper Leak, Rufus Poliah


Testing times for grade 12 learners

Strict Covid protocols are in place for the exams, with special provision made for those who test positive The post Testing times for grade 12 learners appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Top Six, Nasrec, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, South African Democratic Teachers Union, Mathanzima Mweli, Basil Manuel, National Senior Certificate, Matric Exams, Nomusa Cembi, Umalusi


More provinces involved in matric exam paper leak

The first investigation into the maths paper two leak is expected to be concluded by the end of November. The post More provinces involved in matric exam paper leak appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Elijah Mhlanga, Top Six, South Africa (country, Basic Education, Matric, Class Of 2020, Exam Paper Leak, Rufus Poliah


Matric’s exam paper leaked

Some learners in two provinces had access to the maths paper two leak a few hours before they sat for the exam The post Matric’s exam paper leaked appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Gauteng, Limpopo, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Top Six, South Africa (country, Class Of 2020, Maths Paper 2, Matric Exam


Farmworkers’ children forgotten

They have been unable to return to their school in North West because the hostel is closed The post Farmworkers’ children forgotten appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, North West, Farm, Dropout, Angie Motshekga, Top Six, Basic Education Department, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Elias Malindi, Onkgopotse Tiro Comprehensive School


A search for the meaning behind Motshekga’s words

COMMENT The National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) recently hosted a seminar under the theme, Curriculum in a fast-changing world: addressing short-term urgencies, laying foundations for long-term opportunities. As I was intrigued by this topic, I did not hesitate to contribute to this seminar when the invitation came my way to be among the speakers. I […] The post A search for the meaning behind Motshekga’s words appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Motshekga, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, David Perkins, COVID-19, Centre for Curriculum Redesign, International Bureau of Education, Urriculum, National Education Collaboration Trust NECT


Matrics will write exams in November

The department of basic education has announced that the class of 2020 will sit for its final examinations later than usual. The post Matrics will write exams in November appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, DBE, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, Matric, COVID-19, National Coronavirus Command Council, Class Of 2020, Grade 12


‘I will have to repeat grade 8’

Schools have been closed again. After months of doing schoolwork at home, not all parents think their children are ready to move to the next grade The post ‘I will have to repeat grade 8’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Schools, Cyril Ramaphosa, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, University of Pretoria, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, National Lockdown, Grade 8


Civil service edges closer to Covid cliff

Public sector unions say the rampant Covid-19 pandemic will have a devastating effect on how the government is run and services are delivered The post Civil service edges closer to Covid cliff appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Teachers, National, Cyril Ramaphosa, South African Police Service, Angie Motshekga, State Healthcare, Lockdown, Civil Servants, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, COVID-19, coronavirus South Africa, South African Democratic Teachers Union, State Hospitals, Yoliswa Makhasi


Another teachers union calls for schools to be closed

Naptosa says it is irresponsible to keep schools open and that this is affecting the mental and physical health of teachers and learners The post Another teachers union calls for schools to be closed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Who, World Health Organisation, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, DBE, Top Six, School Closures, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Naptosa, Basil Manuel