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The Department of Basic Education says inclusive education is about developing and designing schools, classrooms, programs and activities so that all students learn and participate together. The department is said to have been making moves to ensure that the inclusive education program is not only talked about, but is implemented within the framework of basic education system.

In a recent statement the South African Union of Students has detailed the negative impact that load shedding has had on tertiary students, calling for an intervention to the power crisis experienced across the country. 

Not only have learners been dealing with the effects of COVID-19 on their studies, however, now loadshedding is adding additional stress to their lives. SADTU, therefore, calls on all officials to consider how loadshedding is negatively affecting these learners as they study for their final exams.

The final leg of the countdown to the final matric exams has begun, as over 700 000 full time candidates prepare to write. 

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has faced difficult moments under the Covid-19 pandemic period. The disruptions throughout the different lockdown levels resulted in only a few grades being prioritised, leading to a higher dropout rate than in previous years. 

As the Department of Basic Education (DBE) hosted an event to celebrate teachers who go beyond the call of duty on Wednesday in Kempton, some teachers were being investigated for gross misconduct where learners are reportedly being victimised sexually. 

As cases of bullying and child abuse have become more apparent in South African schools, a new app has been launched in an effort to tackle these issues.

As an effort eliminate teenage pregnancy crisis, the DBE called for intensive sex education programs. In listening to the plea of the education department, Cabinet made way to decisive engagement on educational policies regarding teenage pregnancy.

The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) is calling for changes to be made to the current academic calendars that inland and coastal schools follow. The union believes this change will be good for the schooling system,

A National Accredited Technical Education Diploma (NATED) is an undergraduate qualification delivered under the support of the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations and the Department of Higher Education and Training. Read further to learn if NSFAS funds NATED courses. 

The Parliament Select Committee on Education and Technology, Sports, Arts and Culture has found that tourism students are faced with placement difficulties as employers close businesses. Students within the tourism industry could be faced with a dead end, said the committee. 

South African teachers have been identified by the South African Society of Psychiatrists as the forgotten group of professionals whose lives are not only under threat from Covid-19, but they are also faced with anxiety and depression.

More younger children have been reported to be dropping out of schools often as the Covid-19 pandemic becomes the emphasized cause by the Department of Education. 

Thousands of children in school going age, between 7 – 14 years old, have been reported to be lost by the schooling system. 

While South African schools have been marked as the playground for bullies, this extends to teachers as the LGBTQ community reports discrimination targeted against them. 

The Department of Education in the Gauteng Province has announced the dates for online admissions for Grade 1 and Grade 8 for the 2022 school year on Sunday. Read further for more.

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