South Africa’s updated 2021 school calendar – including new term dates

The Department of Basic Education has published the updated academic calendar for schools in South Africa…

Government is listening to unions over scientists – experts say school closures against evidence

Two of the country’s top scientists who serve on the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) have expressed…

COSAS shut down Cape Town school, send students home

Bloekombos High Schools was shut down by the student union on Thursday due to concerns over…

Lesufi saddened by sudden death of 12-year-old boy at Gauteng school

A boy, 12, from the Kokosi Primary school in Gauteng has died after falling ill on…