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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


Basic education department must not send conflicting messages

The rise in the number of Covid-19 cases resulted in school closures but mixed messages resulted and delayed gazetting of decisions caused confusion The post Basic education department must not send conflicting messages appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: School, Education, South Africa, Private Schools, Pandemic, Top Six, Panyaza Lesufi, South Africa (country, COVID-19, COVID, Educationmatters, National Coronavirus Command Council, Reginah Mhaule


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


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


Parktown Boys’ High principal fired for tragic death of Enoch Mpianzi

Malcolm Williams was found to have sent schoolboys on an unauthorised trip and failed to ensure the correct roll-call procedures were followed The post Parktown Boys’ High principal fired for tragic death of Enoch Mpianzi appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Top Six, Gauteng Department of Education, Panyaza Lesufi, Malcolm Williams, Parktown Boys High School, South Africa (country, Enoch Mpianzi, Collan Rex, Parktown Boys ' High


The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend The post The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Treasury, National, Gauteng, Openaccess, Eastern Cape, Paia, Personal Protective Equipment, Panyaza Lesufi, PPE, Dondo Mogajane, Yunus Carrim, Tito Mboweni, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, COVID-19


ANC still at odds over how to tackle leaders facing serious graft allegations

The ANC’s top six has been mandated to work closely with its integrity committee to tackle claims of corruption against senior party members The post ANC still at odds over how to tackle leaders facing serious graft allegations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Leadership, Procurement, Openaccess, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Limpopo, Personal Protective Equipment, Panyaza Lesufi, ANC NEC, Sihle Zikalala, Ace Magashule, Khusela Diko, VBS Mutual Bank, Florence Radzilani


Most Gauteng, Western Cape schools in hotspots

Out of more than 25 000 schools in the country, 8 047 were in hotspots and 6 995 of these were public schools. And most of Gauteng’s and the Western Cape’s schools are in hotspots The post Most Gauteng, Western Cape schools in hotspots appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Schools, Houghton, Soweto, Western Cape, Gauteng, Alexandra, Dobsonville, Top Six, Panyaza Lesufi, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, coronavirus South Africa, Mathanzima Mweli


We need to do better by children with special needs

Many children with special needs have never seen the inside of a classroom, as there are no schools where they live that cater to them. It’s extremely disheartening, particularly as access to education is a constitutional right The post We need to do better by children with special needs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Article, Special Needs, Northern Cape, Special Needs Children, Top Six, Panyaza Lesufi, South Africa (country, Matric Results, Educationmatters, Matric 2019, Orange Farm, Special Needs Schools


South Africa treats special needs children as an aside

Many children with special needs have never seen the inside of a classroom, as there are no schools where they live that cater to them. It’s extremely disheartening, particularly as access to education is a constitutional right The post South Africa treats special needs children as an aside appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Article, Special Needs, South Africa, Northern Cape, Special Needs Children, Top Six, Panyaza Lesufi, South Africa (country, Matric Results, Educationmatters, Matric 2019, Orange Farm, Special Needs Schools




At Least 3 Students Killed After School Walkway Collapses In South Africa

"It is painful to see those tiny bodies in that state," says Panyaza Lesufi, an education official in Gauteng province, where the high school is located.(Image credit: AP)
Tags: News, South Africa, Gauteng Province, Panyaza Lesufi


School closes after walkway collapses, killing 3 pupils

Speaking at the school this morning, Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi said 21 pupils were in hospital
Tags: Gauteng MEC, Panyaza Lesufi


Students killed in walkway collapse at South African school, say officials

Scores said to be trapped in rubble at Hoërskool Driehoek school near JohannesburgAt least three students have died and scores are trapped in rubble after a walkway collapsed at a school near Johannesburg, South African officials have said.Panyaza Lesufi, the head of education for Gauteng province, gave details of the incident on Twitter shortly after the collapse at Hoërskool Driehoek high school in Vanderbijlpark. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, Hoërskool Driehoek, Vanderbijlpark Continue


3 students killed in South Africa school walkway collapse

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least three students are dead and “scores” are trapped in the rubble after a walkway collapsed at a school outside Johannesburg, a South African official said Friday. Panyaza Lesufi, the head of education for Gauteng province, posted the toll on Twitter shortly after the collapse at the Hoerskool Driehoek high school […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, Hoërskool Driehoek


South Africa:Principal, Teachers Implicated in High School Sex Video Removed - Education MEC

[News24Wire] Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says three officials and teachers implicated in videos and pictures of a sexual nature at Reiger Park NR2 High School on the East Rand were removed on Tuesday, along with the principal.
Tags: News, South Africa, Mec, East Rand, Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng Education MEC, Reiger Park NR2 High School


South Africa: Grade 2 Pupil Takes Loaded Gun to School - Gauteng MEC

[News24Wire] Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has tweeted that a Grade 2 pupil took a loaded gun to a school in Brakpan, East Rand, on Tuesday.
Tags: News, South Africa, Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng Education MEC, School Gauteng MEC, Brakpan East Rand


#PGHS: Panyaza Lesufi suspends hair policy, orders probe into alleged racism

The Gauteng education MEC says a new code of conduct at Pretoria Girls High will be developed in consultation with pupils.
Tags: Gauteng, Pretoria, Mec, Panyaza Lesufi


100 smart boards stolen from schools

More than 100 smart boards have been stolen since their installation in July 2015 as part of the ICT programme in the grade 12 classrooms in 377 schools. Gauteng MEC of the department of education, Panyaza Lesufi, on Tuesday said it "saddened him" that the department "had to be in war with criminals".
Tags: ICT, Gauteng MEC, Panyaza Lesufi