The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) Acting National Commissioner, James Smalberger, says the department is ready to for this year's matric examinations.
It's been an emotional few days for bereaved learners, teachers and the community of Sokhulimi Village, in Mpumalanga, as they mourn the death of eighteen learners and two adults, who died in a tragic accident in Bronkhorstspruit, on Friday.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has embarked on a number of initiatives to improve the country’s skills base - key among them to get young people involved in the fields of science, technology and innovation.
Evidence shows that a play-based approach to learning allows children to better understand mathematical and language concepts and to become creative, solution-oriented learners who are prepared for the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.
School feeding schemes plays a vital role in education and have been recognised as the world’s most widely-used safety net.
Cabinet at its meeting this week approved that the Department of Basic Education retains the Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme.
Education Minister Angie Motshekga has urged young people to be the best that they can be as the country’s future depends on them.
The Department of Basic Education says the first day of National Senior Certificate (NSC) 2017 supplementary examinations proceeded smoothly without any glitches.
Public schools across South Africa are benefitting from a partnership between the Department of Basic Education and Absa that seeks to strengthen financial management and improve the accountability of schools.