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  1. K

    15 Users on Video Calls at the same time Best Wifi option

    Hi all, We are a school that's looking to move our online lessons (on Google Meet) from teachers working at home to the school campus. At the moment the campus is on a Telkom 10mbps line uncapped. We're looking to upgrade so that lessons will run smoothly & also would like a backup option like...
  2. J

    Refusing to send your child to school - What you need to know

    Refusing to send your child to school - What you need to know While it is possible to keep your children at home once schools reopen, there are consequences - including your children being deregistered from their current school. This is according to the South African Teachers Association...
  3. J

    High school pass marks in South Africa vs The World

    High school pass marks in South Africa vs The World Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga recently announced the pass rate for South Africa's matric class of 2019. The department said the national matric pass rate for the class of 2019 was 81.3% – up by 3.1 percentage points from 2018’s...
  4. S

    Starting a school in SA

    Hi Guys I'd like to know what are the requirements to start a school in South Africa. I would like to start a welding school, and probably expand to pipe fitting and boiler making. I have already started writing my welding book which could be used as a text book. I have now 15 years...
  5. M

    Schoolgirl, 17, left in 'hysterics' after being forced to remove bra during exam

    Schoolgirl, 17, left in 'hysterics' after being forced to remove bra during exam security check
  6. M

    [UK] Parents to be fined and threatened with jail if their child is late to school

    Parents to be fined and threatened with jail if their child is late to school
  7. Newsfeed

    Government wants to drop pass marks in school even further

    Government wants to drop pass marks in school even further The Department of Basic Education is considering lowering the requirements for grade 10 and grade 11 learners to pass their school year.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Over 269,000 online school applications as Gauteng deadline looms

    Over 269,000 online school applications as Gauteng deadline looms Gauteng’s education department recorded a total of 269 676 online admission applications for grades one and eight for the 2018 academic year as the portal drew to a close at 00:00 on Tuesday, it said.
  9. Z

    Computer Sponsorship for School

    Good Day MYBB Members. I know that it is against the MYBB rules to ask for donations, so before I am banned. What I would like to know is if anyone could point me in the right direction for sponsorship for three computers to be used by the educators at my school. We currently have to use the...
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Durban school gets solar-powered computer lab

    Durban school gets solar-powered computer lab A KwaZulu-Natal school has received a state-of-the-art solar-powered computer lab.
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    New schooling system planned for South Africa: report

    New schooling system planned for South Africa: report The government is planning a three-tier schooling system, where scholars are split into different streams based on their abilities.
  12. J

    I have an NQF 6 but no Matric, would I be able to enroll in University?

    I have an NQF Level 6 certificate from the University of Stellenbosch Business School, but I would really like to enroll at UJ for my BCom Acc. The problem is I have no matric. I have done a lot of research on the topic of Mature Age Admission, seeing as I am 24. Most Universities accept...
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    Private schools must teach Government education: ANCWL

    Private schools must teach Government education: ANCWL Private schools and governing bodies are in the cross hairs of the ANC.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    SA township schools get free tablets, unlimited mobile data

    SA township schools get free tablets, unlimited mobile data From Tuesday thousands of pupils at township schools around Gauteng will have tablets, smartboards and unlimited mobile data during specific hours.
  15. J

    SA Criminal Law: Shoplifting (goods value >R. 1000)

    Good evening Does anyone know where I can find laws or case law(valid through law of precedent) regarding shoplifting of goods valued over R. 1000? I need this information for an assignment and can only find reference to the law regarding goods under the value of R. 200. Any help would be...
  16. G

    School Project- internet culture and infrastructure in Johannesburg

    Hi guys im doing a project for school on the topic above and I was wondering if anyone had any information or opinions. (if possible please focus on Johannesburg) Topics such as: Why is our infrastructure so poor Why do you think internet is so expensive here so in turn so little of our...
  17. BLIXEMPIE

    Pupil forced to eat food from floor

    http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Pupil-forced-to-eat-off-floor-20130606 I'm loving that first comment on N24: Ons weet hy was nie n blou bul nie, want die blou bul eet nie van die vloer af nie
  18. LazyLion

    DA, Mpuma Education Department condemn Racial incident around Matric dance

    The DA and the Mpumalanga education department condemned on Friday an alleged incident of racial segregation at Hendrina Combined School, near Middelburg. The Democratic Alliance's provincial spokesman Anthony Benadie said he was told on Thursday of a plan that would have black and white...
  19. LazyLion

    Pupil Held After Boy Stabbed to Death

    A Grade 11 Cape Town pupil was stabbed to death on a school bus, the Cape Times reported on Wednesday. An 18-year-old, also believed to be a pupil, was arrested on a charge of murder after the stabbing on Tuesday morning. Western Cape education department spokesman Paddy Attwell said Uviwe...
  20. LazyLion

    KZN School Worker Sacked

    A KwaZulu-Natal school employee has been fired, nearly five years after being convicted of sexually assaulting a primary school pupil. This happened after Public Protector Thuli Madonsela intervened, her spokeswoman Kgalalelo Masibi said on Tuesday. Mongameli Gcwabaza was charged in 2008...
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