Category «Education»

Minister Grant to Award Masakh’isizwe Bursaries to New 2016 Recipients

Today, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, will be awarding bursaries to this year’s new recipients as part of the Department of Transport and Public Works’ Masakh’iSizwe bursary programme. The Masakh’iSizwe (Let’s Build the Nation) Centre of Excellence and Bursary Scheme was established by the department of Transport and Public Works in 2006, …

VF Plus adviseer Afrikaanse ouers en studente om ‘n betaalstaking by UV te implementeer

VF+

Die VF Plus moedig Afrikaanse ouers en studente aan om ʼn betaalstaking by die Universiteit van die Vrystaat (UV) te implementeer totdat Afrikaans-onderrig herstel is. Dis tyd dat die Afrikaanse gemeenskap met sy geld begin praat en daardie instellings wat Afrikaans minag dit in hulle sakke begin voel. Die eerste veldtog in die verband gaan …

IFP Not Surprised by Poor 2015 Matric Results

IFP

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has today announced the matric results for pupils that wrote the 2015 matric exams. Out of those that wrote only 70.7% passed. These results have already been revealed to be worse than last year’s 75.8% by Umalusi assurance body. The IFP Parliamentary caucus would like to congratulate those pupils that …

Calls for school weapon checks

IFP

The IFP believes that police should be able to carry out airport-style security checks for knives and guns in schools after a learner was stabbed to death at Hlamvana High School in Empangeni in KZN. “This latest incident shows clearly that not enough is being done to remedy the problem of violence in schools. Teachers …