NDP critical for long term growth

Pretoria – The implementation of South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) by 2030 is critical to the country’s long term sustainability. … [Read more...]

14000 new teachers by 2014

Siyabuswa - The South African Government is on a drive to produce more than 14 000 teachers by 2014. … [Read more...]

Maths and science a priority for 2013

Pretoria – Consolidating the gains made in mathematics and science, increasing Bachelor’s passes and a renewed focus on senior and intermediate phases will be among the Department of Basic Education’s priorities in 2013. … [Read more...]

FET college fraudsters nabbed

Polokwane - Three people suspected of running bogus Further Education and Training (FET) campuses in Limpopo will appear in court on Wednesday on fraud charges. … [Read more...]

Education the bedrock of democracy

Cape Town - Schools are "the bedrock" on which democracy is built, and which will determine whether democracy will work or not, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said on Wednesday. … [Read more...]

Car reward for Calvin Mawere

Middelburg - Mpumalanga's top matric pupil has been given a brand new car for his efforts. Calvin Mawere, 17, of Bushbuckridge High School, who is also ranked among the top 10 achievers nationwide, got distinctions for all eight of his … [Read more...]

Offenders to revamp, furnish schools

Pretoria - Offender labour will soon be utilised more often to revamp and furnish schools in South Africa, the Correctional Services Minister, Sibusiso Ndebele, has announced. … [Read more...]

94+ Projects for Madiba

Pretoria - Cabinet has called on all South Africans to support the 94+ Projects for Madiba campaign aimed at celebrating former President Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday and his legacy by improving infrastructure in 94 schools across the … [Read more...]

SA to produce more doctors

Johannesburg - Government is looking at increasing the number of doctors produced by the country to ensure the success of the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme. Speaking at a New Age business briefing on Monday, Health Minister Dr … [Read more...]

Enrolments in sciences, engineering up

  Cape Town - The Department of Higher Education and Training says the number of first year students taking up studies in sciences and engineering at universities is on the rise. … [Read more...]