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Curro, the JSE listed independent school group, is proud to announce the promotion of Natasha Mkhize as its new Executive: Strategic Relations. Mkhize takes on the role after being the Group's Brand Manager for a period of three years.
With the final matric exams less than 3 weeks away, over 700 000 full time candidates are counting down the days until they write the biggest exams of their school career. The Department of Basic Education held a media briefing on Friday to unpack its readiness for the final exams.
It is devastating to think that over 140 schools in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng were vandalised during the unrest and looting that took place some weeks ago in areas of the two provinces.
Primary school learners will soon be able to attend physical classes daily, bringing an end to the rotational timetable system.
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