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Teens in SA aren’t too big on education: Report

THANDI XABA Teenagers in the country are listed at the bottom when it comes to maths and science. Furthermore 90% of pupils are not being...

“Jack and Jill went down the hill”- IRR

The IRR’s Fast Facts report published this week takes a glance at South Africa’s ‘born frees’, defined as people born in or after 1990....

Quality of education should be a priority

THANDI XABA Economists have warned against plans to extend the child-support grant from 18 to 21 years as fiscal suicide. About an extra cost to...

FS teachers win big at National Teacher’s Awards

THANDI XABA A Free State primary school teacher has been awarded first position in the excellence in Special Needs and Inclusive Teaching category, at the...

Teachers continue to resign after spread of rumour

THANDI XABA One unfound rumour has led 4600 teachers to early retirement in November last year and 2015 is seeing more teachers handing in their...

Twitter abuzz with #matricresults

Twitter has been very active under the hashtag #matricresults since Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga last night announced a nationwide decline in the pass rate.

Matric results live at 6pm tomorrow

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to announce Matric results tomorrow evening.

Grade 9 Mathematics drops by 2.4% in 2014 Free State Annual...

THANDI XABA Free State Grade 9 learners have performed poorly in their Mathematics Annual National Assessment (ANA). Free State Department of Education released the ANA...

AET (Adult Education and Training) turnaround strategy Lekgotla underway

Bob Tladi Provincial Chief Director TVET Colleges and AET giving his address.

Castle Bridge Combined School re-structures for 2015

THANDI XABA Castle Bridge Combined School in Wilgehof is not closing down despite the persisting rumour that it is. The owner, director and principal of...

Education dept ups pressure on Grade 7, 8 and 9 learners

The Basic Education Department has announced higher pass criteria for lower grades.

Sports Shoes for learners with disability

Free State Education HOD, Mr Stanley Malope will on Friday, 28 November 2014 distributes sports shoes to learners with disability at Pholoho Special School...

Free State Department of Education to host Technological Days

Free State Department of Education and Mustek will host Technology Days on Wednesday 26 to Thursday 27 November targeted at the senior official, school...

UFS Council unanimously approves two senior appointments

The Council of the University of the Free State (UFS) unanimously approved the appointment of Dr Lis Lange as Vice-Rector: Academic and Prof Sechaba...

FS MEC of Education Tate Makgoe honours best teachers

MEC Makgoe giving a word of encouragement to teachers at National Teachers Awards

Grade 12 NSC examination going smoothly

We have now reached week 2 of the 5 week NSC examination. About 26 795 candidates are writing the examination at 329 examination centres...

Universities deliberately exclude students

THANDI XABA There are no shortages of jobs in the country despite the over 800 000 unfilled vacancies in the private sector. According to Free...

Teaching teachers to teach better

Teachers are being taught valuable teaching skills during a two day summit underway in Welkom.