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As the new school year approaches, the Limpopo Department of Education (LDoE) is preparing to manage the 2025 admissions process for learners. The department is committed to ensuring that every learner in the province is placed in a school.


Thousands of learners in the Western Cape will start Grade 1 and Grade 8 in 2025. The provincial education department is now releasing placement offers for these learners. 


A recent ruling by the Western Cape High Court compels the Western Cape Education Department to place all students who applied to schools. This is a significant development for learners who have missed months in the classroom. 


Despite controversy, the BELA Bill passed the National Assembly. Education Minister Angie Motshekga outlined the potential changes for schools if the President approves the bill.
 


School applications are closed in the Western Cape. However, parents who require placement for their children are encouraged to follow these steps. 


Parents in Eastern Cape are encouraged to submit their school applications for the 2025 school year. Applications are now open and will close in June. 


The Northern Cape education department is accepting applications for Grades R, 1, and 8 for the 2025 school year. Apply online before the fast approaching deadline. 


Applications for the 2025 school year are now open across the country, including at North West schools. Parents in the province are encouraged to submit their admission applications. 
 


The Free State Department of Education has announced that 2025 school admission applications are open. This is in preparation for a smooth start to the 2025 school year.


The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education wants to ensure a smooth start for the 2025 school year and have opened their 2025 school admission applications. Here's all you need to know. 


Do you want to go to university? Registering for the National Benchmark Test may be your next step. NBT registrations for 2024 are now open.


Getting your child enrolled early is key to a smooth start in the upcoming school year. Here's all you need to know about applying for their spot in a Northern Cape school for 2025.


Preparations and arrangements for the 2025 school year are currently underway. The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has commenced accepting school enrollment applications for Grade 1 and 8 only.


Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana, revealed during the 2024 Budget Speech how much is being spent on education. These details included Basic Education, Higher Education and NSFAS.


Dr Corrin Varady, CEO of IDEA, praised the Finance Minister's announcement that he would be allocating R303 billion towards basic education. However he tell us his concern is that mixed signals or confused priorities will either lead to misspent or underspent funds at provincial level.


The increasing deployment of smart technologies, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and algorithms across every area of human endeavour is changing work in unprecedented ways. As fast as roles become extinct, new ones emerge.


Thousands of learners in South Africa will start the next year of their school journey this week, however, not all students have been placed in schools around the country. Their parents are encouraged to submit school applications as soon as possible. 


South Africans are set to enjoy an extra public holiday this December. However, the declaration of this public holiday has forced the education department to make changes to the school calendar. 


Ensuring your child's placement at a school for the upcoming school year is extremely important. The provincial education department in Limpopo is encouraging parents to take the necessary steps to secure their child's placement for the 2024 academic year.
 


Desiree Hugo, Academic Head at ADvTECH Schools, points out that it’s important for parents and teachers to stimulate neuroplasticity in children from a young age, when the brain is more flexible and adaptable. She says not only is this window of opportunity the best time to inculcate a child’s love for learning and expose them to opportunities to learn, but also to develop their thinking abilities.

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