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MySchool: 21 years of giving back

For 21 years South Africans have been swiping their MySchool cards at retails stores, helping to raise more than R500 million for schools, charities,...

Road safety at schools a concern for parents

The Mangaung Metro is implementing different road safety strategies at schools around Bloemfontein as parents in the city fear their children are not safe...

Matriekafskeid * Matric Farewell 2018

Wanneer die skooljaar einde se kant toe staan, is die groot begeerte van matrieks om klaar te maak met skool en die grootmenslewe aan...

Fedsas asked “Where is the money?”

The Free State Department of Education has been taken to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in the province by the Federation of...

Cape Epic-koningin in aksie in Bloemfontein

Een van die bekendste bergfiets (MTB)-jaers in die wêreld, Ariane Lüthi, wat veral haar naam in die moordende Cape Epic-toer ingegrawe het as een...

Matrics’ final stretch looms

As schools are entering the third term, matrics are facing the final stretch of their schooling careers. This is arguably the most important few...

Schools for blind learners need to be attended to

More still needs to be done to improve the quality of education at schools for visually impaired pupils. This is according to the South...

FS SGB council to tackle school issues

The council of the Free State Provincial School Governing Body (SGB) met for the first time in Bloemfontein this year to discuss issues faced...

Makgoe to address library issues

Over 300 schools in the Free State Province are still without libraries. According to the Provincial Deputy Chief Education Specialist, Mojaki Mahura, 336 schools in...

Improvements needed in NC schools

The provision of water and sanitation in the Northern Cape Province still remains one of the major challenges faced by some of the schools...

Committee not pleased with schools’ sporting facilities

The Parliament Portfolio Committee on Sports and Recreation calls on the upgrade and maintenance of schools’ sporting facilities in the North West Province. The Chairperson...

State of school assessment underway in NC

  The Education and Regulation Portfolio Committee in the Northern Cape Province is to conduct a week long oversight visit to schools in the province. According...

PSC inspection discovers lack of learning material at Bfn schools

 The Public Service Commission’s recent inspection at schools in Bloemfontein has revealed that lack of textbooks, overcrowding of classrooms and poor hygiene are major...

Strong reaction to non-appointment of education staff

The education union, SAOU, has condemned a moratorium by the Free State Department of Education on the appointment of all personnel in the province...

SCA: MECs have power over school hostel regulations

The Supreme Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal of the North West Education MEC in regard to powers to promulgate school hostel regulations. The...

Development of schools’ infrastructural underway

The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, is today expected to provide an update on the progress made by the department in providing school...

Police are aware of gang threats on social media at schools

Police in the Free State are aware of a social network message distributed in some areas in the province, especially Bloemfontein, regarding alleged treats...

FS government warns of alleged threats of violence against learners at...

Acting Free State Premier, Sam Mashinini, has noted messages circulating on social media threatening that a group of gangsters is allegedly planning to instigate...