The Department of Education in Mpumalanga has received the biggest portion of the provincial budget with over R20.97 million, which equates to 43.6% of the total provincial budget for the 2018/19 financial year.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has called on all stakeholders to give the Presidential Commission, which was set up to look into fees for tertiary education, space to conclude its work.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will next month during the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) announce how National Treasury will fund the university fees shortfall.
Higher Education Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana has condemned the destruction of property during recent protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says he is hopeful that the current consultations with all stakeholders on the 2017 university fees will conclude successfully, with a formal announcement expected to be made in mid-September.
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will today brief media in Johannesburg on the online application process.
Unemployed graduates of the Itukise internship programme on Thursday lauded the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) for introducing the programme that provides work experience to graduates looking for jobs.
The Department of Higher Education and Training has allocated R1 981 200 million towards improving the infrastructure, student housing and maintenance, among other things, at 24 state-owned universities.
The Department of Basic Education says it has made progress in creating a conducive environment to ensure learners with disabilities receive quality education.