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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


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


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


White elephant schools reveal lack of progress

The schools rationalisation programme is two decades old, but is still plagued by inconsistencies The post White elephant schools reveal lack of progress appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Schools, Education policy, Openaccess, Department of Basic Education, South Africa (country, Basic Education, Provincial Education Departments, Schools Rationalisation, White Elephant Schools


Government must give a helping hand to learners who drop out

We cannot simply accept that 75 000 young people or more have dropped out of school this year and that life continues as normal — we need to give them opportunities The post Government must give a helping hand to learners who drop out appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Training, Schools, Learners, Education Matters, Skills Development, Kuruman, South Africa (country, Basic Education, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Drop-outs


International students need to be treated equally

Contradictory pandemic regulations could to be putting critical training in jeopardy The post International students need to be treated equally appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Travel, Students, Education, Schools, Universities, International Students, Learners, Openaccess, SADC, Southern African Development Community, University of Free State, Lockdown, Medical Training, Department of Higher Education and Training, Medical Professions, Coronavirus


DBE: 95% of schools to open on June 8

After a week’s delay, the basic education minister said the majority of schools are ready to open, but added that ‘the golden rule is, there will be no school that will resume, if not ready to do so’ The post DBE: 95% of schools to open on June 8 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, High School, Mpumalanga, Openaccess, Eastern Cape, Angie Motshekga, Lockdown, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Basic Education, Matric, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Corona Lead, Bonakele Majuba, Rand Water


‘We are going to live on prayer’

With schools set to reopen as the lockdown eases, teachers say too few classrooms, dodgy toilets and inadequate water make it difficult to teach safely The post ‘We are going to live on prayer’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, Schools, Apartheid, Lockdown, Pandemic, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Basic Education, COVID-19, Social Distancing, Mathanzima Mweli, Hoërskool Ermelo, Infrastructure Delivery Management Systems Report, Mpumalanga department of education


Learning in the time of Covid-19

WIth classes being cancelled due to the outbreak of the virus, the academic enterprise can be salvaged through the use of technology The post Learning in the time of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Youtube, Analysis, Whatsapp, Article, Higher Education, Skype, Twitch, Soundcloud, Online Education, Cyril Ramaphosa, Pandemic, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Audiomack, Coronavirus


Five changes that can fix the school system

These include improving teachers’ knowledge and pay, and teaching in the mother tongue The post Five changes that can fix the school system appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Article, Schools, International Monetary Fund, Department Of Education, Angie Motshekga, Education System, South Africa (country, Basic Education, Sectoral Education and Training Authority