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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


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


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


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


‘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


Teacher union to join Cosatu strike over ‘uncaring employer’

Sadtu has accused the state of being an “uncaring employer” for failing to pay salary increases due two years ago The post Teacher union to join Cosatu strike over ‘uncaring employer’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Cosatu, Sadtu


Sadtu calls for the closure of schools

Citing cases such as a school to which only four learners returned, to be met by 20 teachers, the union said Covid-19 is wreaking havoc on learning The post Sadtu calls for the closure of schools appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, DBE, Sadtu, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, COVID-19, COVID, South African Democratic Teachers Union, Mugwena Maluleke, School Closure


Sadtu accuses PSA of being ‘all bark and no bite’

Calling the PSA a puppy, the teachers' union has accused the organisation of having no political clarity.
Tags: Psa, Sadtu


Sadtu accuses KZN education dept of mismanaging free sanitary pads project

Sadtu has accused the Department of Education of commercialising the free sanitary pads initiative in KwaZulu-Natal.
Tags: Department Of Education, Sadtu, KZN


Expulsion was settling score - Numsa

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim and former Sadtu president Thobile Ntola sing at the United Front assembly held at the OR Tambo Southern Sun Hotel, near Kempton Park in Ekurhuleni. Photo: Boxer Ngwenya Johannesburg - The National Union of Metalworkers of SA believes that Cosatu's dominant faction had a political score to settle, and this is the reason for the union's expulsion last month.
Tags: Numsa, Irvin Jim, Cosatu, Kempton Park, Sadtu, Thobile Ntola, United Front assembly, Tambo Southern Sun Hotel