President Jacob Zuma has appointed a Commission of Inquiry to look into the broader issues affecting the funding of higher education.
Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela says R20 million has been set aside for 5 676 second chance opportunities for matrics who did not pass their 2015 finals.
National and provincial government leaders have this morning visited schools across the country to assess the state of readiness for the new school year and to wish learners well for 2016.
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) says registration processes are proceeding smoothly since they commenced on Monday, and it intends to maintain that until the closing on 3 February.
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has distanced itself from a fake notice regarding applications for the department’s Funza Lushaka Programme, which made rounds on social media platforms recently.
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has committed to giving more support to schools in 2016, especially those situated in struggling districts.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has launched the Matric Second Chance Support Programme to afford learners who failed to pass last year's exams another chance to obtain matric.
Johannesburg- Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has commended the matric class of 2015 for upholding the trend of producing results above a pass rate of 70%.
The wait will finally be over for Grade 12 pupils who sat for the 2015 matric exams as Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga releases the 2015 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination Results, in Johannesburg, tomorrow.
Government has begun process of establishing fifteen Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges across the country, says the Presidency.