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The first half of the year is almost over and that means vacation time. But let us not forget that the second semester is yet to come and you still need to get through that. So let's take a brief look at how to survive the start of the second semester.


The various NQF levels represent different types academic achievements that have been obtain by student. If you are wondering what the different levels mean, we have the answers you're looking for.


Applications to be enrolled in Western Cape schools close today. The application system opened on 26 February. Applications can be submitted both online and manually.


Parents picket outside the Department of Education’s district office in Gqeberha to demand that a school get a fence, toilets and more staff, among other things. The parents said, “We are here to give the District Director seven days to respond to our memorandum of demands or he will see the wrath of the parents”.

By Mkhuseli Sizani


The Department of Basic Education has announced that late applications for the Second Chance Matric Programme is now open. The Second Chance Matric Programme gives you the opportunity to rewrite your exams should you not have been satisfied with your initial results.


A huge amount of learners seemed to have dropped out of school in Gauteng. With schools now in their second month of schooling, there is also over 200 learners who remain unplaced in schools. The Department aims to clear the backlog this week.


School children and teachers are being traumatised by high amount of gang violence in surrounding area. A sustainable solution in required to access the issue of gang violence. 


Applications for school admissions in the Western Cape have now been extended. This allows parents and guardians more time to register learners for the 2022 school year.


Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has said that government will get rid of all pit toilets in public schools by next year. However, education groups, such as Equal Education, are not convinced.


Infrastructure budget relating to school, scholar transport and roads in North West require a proper budget plan. National Treasury request millions from the departments budget. 

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