Dumped textbooks “shocked” Motshekga – KZN MEC

By Bhekisisa Mncube Durban – The South African Police Service (SAPS) in KwaZulu-Natal has opened a docket for malicious damage to property following the discovery of dumped workbooks/textbooks in Empangeni, 149km away from Durban. “We can confirm that the Empangeni Cluster Detective Branch is investigating a case of malicious damage to property. Our investigation is … Continue reading “Dumped textbooks “shocked” Motshekga – KZN MEC”

Strike “had little effect” on schooling – education department

Pretoria – The Basic Education Department says that the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) strike has not had a major impact on most parts of the country, as teaching and learning are taking place. “According to reports from provinces, it seems in most parts of the country it has been a normal school day. … Continue reading “Strike “had little effect” on schooling – education department”

Gauteng principal “suspended after losing matric exam papers”

Pretoria – The Gauteng Department of Education has suspended a chief invigilator after he lost a box containing 20 Physical Science exam question papers on Thursday. Department spokesperson Charles Phahlane said the chief invigilator, who is the headmaster at Phefeni Senior Secondary School, was tasked with collecting exam papers from the local nodal point at … Continue reading “Gauteng principal “suspended after losing matric exam papers””

2011 Matric results will be in mass media

Pretoria – The 2011 Matric results will be published in all accredited media, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has announced. “This is despite most media institutions having missed the 30 September 2011 deadline to apply for accreditation to publish. “The DBE has now extended the deadline to 26 October 2011, to allow media institutions … Continue reading “2011 Matric results will be in mass media”