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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.
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started, all public primary schools in South Africa fully reopened on 2 August 2021.
Primary school learners will soon be able to attend physical classes daily, bringing an end to the rotational timetable system.
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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) ensures that students from poor and working-class backgrounds can pursue tertiary education without having to worry about the cost. However, a crucial mechanism used by Nsfas to communicate with students has been blocked.
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