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Education, best described as the process of imparting or receiving knowledge, is one of the highest priorities on the global agenda. Across the world, governments and organised groups are working to eradicate illiteracy in order to emancipate impoverished people groups. Education can take place in formal and informal settings, however, schools and learning institutions are the primary mediums through which people receive an education in modern society. Reading and writing are the foundations of formal education. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela.

The Mpumalanga Education Department has requested all learners who wrote the 2015 National Senior Certificate (NSC) supplementary examination in February/March this year to collect their statements of results from their schools.

Planning to study further is one of the most important choices you will ever make. But not everyone has the means to pay for tertiary studies.

An amount of R32 million has been allocated towards Mzansi Libraries On-Line, which provides free internet connectivity for all South Africans through public libraries.

The quality of education in South Africa is a big worry for many parents, particularly those who cannot afford the exorbitant cost of sending a child to a private school

The ongoing challenges faced by the education sector in South Africa, and across the continent, have precipitated the need for even greater collaboration and synergy between the private and public sectors to address existing issues.

Graduates from the North-West University have been encouraged to contribute positively to the development of the country by Director General in the Presidency and Secretary of Cabinet, Dr Cassius Lubisi.

In a bid to close the equity gap government is focusing on online access and learning as the leading solution.

The GIBS Annual CareerExpo is aimed at both learners and educators and is expected to draw over 2500 participants.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says her department plans to introduce a new school exit level certificate to address the skills shortages and unemployment in the country.

Pupils and teachers at Forest Town School for Learners with Special Needs have been given iPads to empower them with technological skills.

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