A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.
“There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable,” the vice president of the school board said.
South Africa:Maritzburg College Boys’ Disciplinary Halted So Racism At School Can Be Probed – Education Dept
[News24Wire] An internal disciplinary hearing of three Maritzburg College boys, who showed allegiance to the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), will be put on hold.
[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -District Education Manager (DEM) for Mulanje, Gossam Mafuta, has expressed satisfaction with the current efforts in ensuring gender equality in primary schools in the district.
[New Era] Keetmanshoop -About 28 young people from across the seven constituencies of //Kharas Region gathered at Keetmanshoop youth multi-purpose centre for a three-day workshop on the media industry.
[News24Wire] Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has received yet another report of rape – this time from a pupil at a Benoni school.
[Observer] Voters in queue in at ta polling center in Montserrado county. The county has the highest number of invalid votes, followed by Nimba and Bong Counties.
[Malawi News Agency] Nkhotakota -Dwangwa Primary School commonly known as JP (Junior Primary) is right at the centre of Dwangwa Township, a busy sugarcane growing and processing area in Nkhotakota.
[Nation] The budget for school laptops has been slashed by half to Sh6.7 billion in the year ending June, becoming one of the biggest casualties of the reorganised expenditure plans.
Too many pupils are taking GCSEs early, with pressure on schools a factor, says the exams regulator.
[CAJ News] Nairobi -VARIOUS Kenyan schools and health centres in the Rift Valley region are the beneficiaries of different facilities valued at over Ksh28 million (US$271 000) courtesy of the Safaricom Foundation. Thousands of people including over 1 600 pupils from different schools are beneficiaries. Two medical facilities and seven schools benefitted. Among recipients are the Samburu Girls...
[DA] Preliminary results of the SRC elections at the University of Cape Town (UCT) indicate a clean sweep by the Democratic Alliance Students Organization (DASO).
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has made history as the first alumnus to be the Chancellor of the University of Botswana.
University tutors select the foreign films to watch for a new perspective on the world
Despite vast and exciting film industries existing in countries around the world, the chances are that most of the movies you’ve watched recently were made in the US or the UK.
But limited distribution and demand for foreign flicks in the western world is no excuse not to look further afield when choosing...
[Botswana Daily News] Mogoditshane -The permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Basic Education, Ms Grace Muzila, says her ministry is working towards modifying the curriculum aimed to improve the standard of education through introducing Outcome Based Education (OBE) slated for 2019.
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -TEN South African students are attending an international training exercise in China as part of a partnership between government and Huawei, the Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications company. The students have been selected to attend the exercise in the capital Beijing and Shenzhen, the major financial centre, as part of Huawei’s annual Seeds of the...
[News24Wire] A Mamelodi school is set to be investigated for the alleged rape of a student, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi announced on Sunday.
[News24Wire] One of the four expelled Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students, on Sunday, disputed this week’s findings against them.
[News24Wire] Three learners from a top Pietermaritzburg school, who created a stir on social media on Friday when photos surfaced of them displaying shirts with slogans in support of the EFF, are facing a disciplinary hearing.
[Daily Maverick] The difficulty and beauty of developing young independent thinkers is that they will make their mark by challenging inequity and pushing for change to build inclusivity at schools.
[Vanguard] No fewer than 100 Nigerian students on scholarship in the United Kingdom universities could be deported home as early as this week except their fees are settled immediately, according to The Telegraph of London.