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NSFAS Cancels Teaching and Nursing Training

NSFAS has decided to defund Teaching and Nursing qualifications for first year students starting this year. This is according to an article published in Business Insider, last week. Based on a circular…

The Department of Basic Education announced Matric results 2020

After the most difficult year for matrics, the results of the Matric Class of 2020 are down by 5% when compared to last year. This huge drop. A number of…

Hundreds of thousands of public-school pupils returned to school today

Department of Education, Angie Motshega says South Africa’s public schools are receiving hundreds of thousands of pupils back in the classrooms today, 15 February. Motshega briefed media yesterday on the…

Steps to get Matric results safely

Covid-19 has turned the world upside down, the matriculants of 2020 are set to receive their results on Tuesday 23rd of February. The Department released a statement saying that wearing…

Meet South Africa’s youngest female Medical Doctor at 21

Meet – Dr Thakgalo Thibela, 21-year-old South Africa’s youngest female Medical Doctor. She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery on 17 December 2020 from Wits University. She…

Thuli Madonsela to help students struggling to pay university fees

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela will raise funds for students struggling to pay their way through university by climbing Table Mountain this weekend. Madonsela and Stellenbosch University student representative council…

Minister Stella Ndabeni- Abrahams says youth will benefit from upcoming programmes

By Kabelo Abel Mokgalabone N’WAMITWA- Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has on Thursday visited N’wamitwa Village, in the Greater Tzaneen Municipality. In the visit, Minister announced several…

Final Examinations and results announcement for Matrics 2020

The South African Department of Education has issued an announcement regarding the problem of Matrics at public schools that are expected to be writing their exams on 05 November to…

Learners across all grades in Limpopo are set to return to school

The Limpopo Department of Education are going to be phasing in other grades in accordance with amended directions published within the Government Gazette No. 43510, by the Minister of Basic…

This is the new calendar for schools in South Africa

The Department of Basic Education has published the updated academic calendar for Schools in South Africa. The new calendar includes the planned start dates for all grades during this COVID-19…

Only two Provinces will be reopening schools under Level 4 Lockdown in South Africa

It has now been confirmed by the Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga that only two Provinces will be reopening schools under Level 4 Lockdown in South Africa. It’s back to…

Back to school dates set with matrics and Grade 7’s first to return after Covid-19 lockdown

Pupils in Grade 12 and seven will be the first to return to school after lockdown. South African schools are set to reopen next week on the 6th of May…

Brilliant Nkuna’s journey of giving South Africa extra wings to fly through the skies

South Africa wants to create the next generation of elite pilots, engineers and air traffic controllers. The most difficult obstacle to getting pilot’s license is financial, which in South Africa…

Message to all Grade 12 learners

Life teaches us many lessons, but those lessons often go unnoticed. One big thing that I was taught was; “you get out of life what you put in”. When you…

Gwambeni High Scool partnership brings change in the community

The South African Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) has launched five community upliftment projects in Xihoko Village outside Tzaneen recently. The event was held at Gwambeni High School,…

Dangers of our educational system in South Africa

As we grow, we are expected to attend school, get good grades and find well paying jobs so that we’ll be guaranteed better life. That’s how our minds have been…