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The South African economy will not be able to remain globally competitive if it does not move away from Victorian-era, rote learning systems and embrace education methods that are tailored for the new digital future of work.

learners in matric 2020 class sitting in exam room

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.

With online teaching hastened by the coronavirus, teachers have had to convert face-to-face teaching into remote classes with minimum resources and time.

person receiving vaccine injection

Congress of South African Students (COSAS) is calling for government to vaccinate learners. This comes as many learners returned to school, following their winter break. 

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Primary school learners will soon be able to attend physical classes daily, bringing an end to the rotational timetable system. 

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Following a meeting to discuss the future of school sports, the Department of Basic Education has made a decision.

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The Western Cape Education Department is working on a plan to finalise school placements for unplaced learners. 

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