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Children are likely to achieve higher levels of literacy when using a home language in schools, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Tuesday.
“Research shows that children are likely to achieve higher levels of literacy when using a home … Read the rest
Equal Education (EE) notes with shock and disappointment the statement released by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) headed “Equal Education is disingenuous: Minister Motshekga”.
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The ANC Women’s League intends approaching the Equality Court after protesting teachers displayed a pair of panties they said belonged to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.
“The [African National Congress’s Women’s League] noted with dismay disturbing media reports about some … Read the rest
Western Cape farmworkers will suspend their protests over wages and living conditions for two weeks, Acting Labour Minister Angie Motshekga said on Wednesday.
She said the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) had consulted workers and it was agreed they … Read the rest
Nobel literature prize winner Nadine Gordimer poured scorn on South Africa’s education system on Tuesday as “a wreck” over the failure to deliver textbooks to thousands of public schools.
The scandal has caused a national furore after leaving more than … Read the rest
Johannesburg – Failure to deliver textbooks to schools in Limpopo has affected exam results in that province, the Sunday Times reported.
According to the paper, 70% of Grade 10 pupils in 25 Limpopo schools failed their June exams.
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The school book scandal in Limpopo province has now implicated the… national minister of education. Her company makes money out of school books that do not get delivered, it seems.
At the centre of the textbook crisis in Limpopo is … Read the rest