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7 tips to help parents survive exam time

Exam time can often be stressful for children, but many parents suffer from exam anxiety too, worrying about their kids’ performance and even revision. According...

FS education tackles curriculum challenges

The Free State Department of Education is to address curriculum challenges faced by schools in the province. Provincial Curriculum Management Deputy Director General, Motseki Monnane,...

More strategies needed to improve education in FS

  The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) in the Free State calls upon the provincial Department of Education to come up with more sustainable strategies to...

Second chance for matrics who have failed

Free State Education MEC, Tate Makgoe says matriculants who have failed or performed poorly in 2016 should not give up. Makgoe says although learners’ performance...

WATCH: Class of 2016 react to their results

The Free State class of 2016 topped the class in style by being the only province to reach the 90 % threshold in South...

Tate Makgoe ‘not surprised’ by FS matric results

Free State Education MEC, Tate Makgoe, says he is not surprised by his province reclaiming the number one matric performance position in the country. The...

NC Education department mourns the death of two employees

The Department of Education in the Northern Cape is mourning the death of two of its employees who were murdered in De Aar at...

Today, 22 years ago, World Teachers’ Day was initiated

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Education International inaugurated World Teachers Day at an international teacher’s conference in Geneva on...

SAHRC investigates St Michaels neatness test

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has launched an investigation into a “neatness test” that highlighted the hair policy of St Michael's School...

More stay away for supplementary exams despite DBE efforts

A pilot programme that was rolled out to 60 schools in the Free State did not help reduce nationally the number of learners who...

Today, 18 years ago, Schalk van Rensburg testified before the TRC

Former director of Roodeplaats research Laboratories, Dr Schalk van Rensburg, testifies before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) that the death of former Black...

UFS alumnus receives PhD in Statistics from the University of Oxford

On 14 May this year, Dr DW Bester received a DPhil in Statistics from the University of Oxford. The entire ceremony, which was held...

Education reacts to jobs for sale exposé

The cash-strapped Free State Department of Education has denied overpayment of teachers in all but one case highlighted by Courant, in a possible jobs...

Female Principals Celebrated

The Free State Department of Education will recognise the role of female principals in Motheo District as part of the Women’s Month Celebration. The event...

Increasing salary bill eats into FS education budget

The increasing salary bill of the Free State Education department is part of the reason why the department is experiencing serious cash flow problems. According...

Shanduka Trust to host “Back to School” campaign in Bloemfontein

Tate Makgoe & Kagiso Trust Chair Dean Zwo Nevhutalo

Education is the only way says Qabathe

THANDI XABA Free State Legislature Speaker Mamiki Qabathe emphasised that education is the only option for young people in the country. This was heard at the...

Maimane addresses issues of education

Mmusi Maimane addresses hundreds gathered