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Choosing a private school is a complex process and the wide range of available options does not make it any easier.  Over the past decade, private schooling in South Africa has changed significantly and there are now private schools available across the economic spectrum.


When it comes to the future of education, you may think that teaching children to be more technologically-minded is the way forward, and while developing this critical skill for a 4IR world is incredibly important, more and more value is being placed on school-leavers who can operate in creative, flexible and empathetic ways.


Teenage pregnancy can cause a disruption in the lives of many girls and could lead to them not completing school. Between April 2020 and March 2021, 23 226 teenage pregnancies were reported in Gauteng. The report also revealed that girls between the ages of 10 and 14 gave birth to 934 babies.Between April 2020 and March 2021, 23 226 teenage pregnancies were reported in Gauteng. The report also revealed that girls between the ages of 10 and 14 gave birth to 934 babies.


The Gauteng Department of Education is urging parents to submit their children’s grade 8 High School applications before the September 3 deadline. This deadline will mark the conclusion of the first phase of online applications that opened in August.


South Africa’s biggest and most trusted homeschooling provider, Impaq, is launching a new online school at a time when demand for distance education continues to grow rapidly.


Poor performance in maths and science continues to be worrying in South Africa. The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) shows that poor performance in these fields affects many school children and the future of the country.


The pressure to select a career path can be a confusing and daunting experience for most grade 12 learners.  This leads to many matriculants from disadvantaged communities leaving school with little to no information about continuing post-matric due to a lack of career guidance.


For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started, all public primary schools in South Africa fully reopened on 2 August 2021.


The Gauteng Education Department has opened applications for 2022 online school admissions. The admissions process will be done in two phases, with phase 1 being the first to open.  


The Gauteng Department of Basic Education will soon be opening online applications for the 2022 school year. 


Many learners returned to school at the end of July following the end of their holiday break. With the return of learners, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has made some changes for the new school term. 


A fire has damaged one of the residences belonging to Girls and Boys Town South Africa (GBTSA), the 63-year old non-profit organisation that cares for vulnerable and disadvantaged children and youth.


With learners set to return to school next week, the Department of Basic Education is expected to address parents and learners about changes they can expect. 


Schools will be reopening next week Monday, following the Department of Basic Education's plan to vaccinate teachers. 


Learners will be returning to daily classes soon and this has caused mixed reactions, as unions and parents have come forward to share their thoughts with the Department of Basic Education. 


The price of school uniforms has been worrying over the years, as some parents have been struggling to cope with the costs. 


Monday marked the first day back at school for many learners. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga paid a visit to schools in Gauteng to welcome learners for the rest of the year.


As schools reopen on Monday, some learners remain without placements. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said the department continues to struggle finding schools with enough space for learners. 

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