Education facilities in Limpopo – including four schools – built at a cost of R143-million are standing empty and being vandalised despite a desperate need for proper infrastructure in the province.
The provincial department of education allocated R106-million for the … Read the rest
Both pupils and and teachers in rural Limpopo say they are preparing for another year of so-called tree schools, pit toilets, overcrowding in classrooms without roofs and even snake bites, reports Eyewitness News.
The Limpopo province has the highest percentage … Read the rest
Tablet prices are plunging amid a flood of new devices and cutthroat competition for market share.
Amazon has slashed prices of its Kindle HD tablets to as low as $169 in the US and 139 pounds in Britain, while Barnes … 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.
This amounted … Read the rest
It was “unfortunate” that Limpopo pupils did not have textbooks in the first half of the year, the ANC said on Thursday.
“We are saying, it’s very unfortunate,” African National Congress spokesman Jackson Mthembu told SAfm.
“Six months into an … Read the rest
Human Rights Commissioner Judge Jody Kollapen yesterday handed down judgment in the application launched by the Centre for Applied Legal Studies at Wits University, acting on behalf of SECTION27, Hanyani Thomo Secondary School and Tondani Lydia Masiphephethu, for the delivery … Read the rest