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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

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.