Education

Learners return to full-time attendance

Learners are returning to school on a full-time following the minister’s announcement. The Cabinet took a decision to end rotational schooling with immediate effect. School closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as...

SGB ordered to bring to book bullying incident perpetrators

A 27-second video of a bullying incident at Elukhanyisweni Secondary School in Emalahleni went viral. In the video, the learner was seen assaulting another learner several times until a bystander intervenes by assaulting back at...

PHOTOS | Top matriculant gets a new ride and other goodies

Kgothatso Angela Gugu Mphaka from KwaMhlanga Secondary School is the overall top matriculant in the province. READ | High Court orders Basic Education to publish matric results With seven distinctions, she got herself a brand new Toyota AGYA....

High Court orders Basic Education to publish matric results

The Department Basic Education has been ordered by the Pretoria High Court to publish the matric results on all public platforms. This comes after Afriforum sought to review the decision on an urgent basis. Part of the...

Matric results will not be published in newspapers

The Department of Basic Education will not publish matric results on newspapers or public platforms. This is in compliance with Protecting Personal Information Act (POPIA). The Information Regulator met with DBE on January 12 to...

Learners warned to not cross waterlogged bridges and streams

The Mpumalanga Department of Education has advised learners and parents not to cross dangerous and waterlogged bridges or steams. This is because of heavy rains that persisted throughout the Festive Season. MEC Bonakele Majuba requests...

#BackToSchool | Back to school safety tips

With schools across the country re-opening this week, there is excitement among learners who look forward to seeing their friends again, starting a new school year and some entering their final year of primary...

NEW | Aerorand Primary School opens its doors

Aerorand Primary School in Middelburg is complete. The school consists of 24 classrooms, a guardhouse, Grade-R centre with four toilets. READ | Education MEC makes follow-up visit after bullying incident There’s also an administration block, assembly area,...

Teacher collides vehicle into school Staff Room

A vehicle collided into a Staff Room by a teacher at Kopanong Secondary School in Emalahleni yesterday.  Two assistant teachers and learners were left injured. They were rushed to a nearby hospital.  READ | Mpumalanga Celebrates World...

Thunderstorm damages 13 schools in Nkomazi

A thunderstorm wreaked havoc and damaged 13 schools in Nkomazi last weekend. The MEC for Education, Bonakele Majuba visited Sidlamafa Secondary School which was the most affected compared to the other schools. READ | Mpumalanga Celebrates...

Mpumalanga Celebrates World Teacher’s Day

The day was declared to pay homage and to appreciate the selfless contributions made by teachers.

Education MEC makes follow-up visit after bullying incident

This follows after a bullying incident where four learners, two from Alfred Matshine, and two from another school threw eggs and poured the custard over another learner for refusing to join their gang, Izikhothane.