Gauteng Legislature assesses school readiness
Members of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) will embark on a school readiness drive from Wednesday until Friday to assess issues such as registration, teaching and the state of affairs in schools. “Presiding officers will engage with the schools management to identify critical needs for speedy... Read more
University of Johannesburg grabs AI spotlight in CNN feature
This week’s episode of “CNN Marketplace Africa” examines the potential impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) in South Africa and in particular, education. And in appears that the University of Johannesburg is making the right moves as it looks to become a leading educational AI hub in Africa, by incorporating AI... Read more
Matric pass rate improves to 75.1%
The 2017 National Senior Certificate (NSC) overall pass rate is 75.1%, Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga announced on Thursday evening. “For the past seven years, we have noted that the NSC pass rate has consistently been above the 70% threshold. The Class of 2017 must be commended for... Read more
Lessons from the ground for better schools
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says schools must study the Schools that Work II report to learn new lessons from the ground that can improve education in South Africa. The Minister on Tuesday sat with basic education stakeholders at a roundtable discussion themed ‘Schools that Work II – Lessons... Read more