Gauteng Department of Education

Gauteng parents rush to register learners online

Two weeks in, the education department has received 459 608 online applications for 2020 grade one and eight admissions.


Gauteng education kicks off 2020 online admissions

Gauteng education's online registrations for grades one and eight commence today, as the department prepares for learners for the 2020 academic year.


2020 online learner registrations postponed

The Gauteng education department moves the opening of the grade one and eight learner admissions site to 20 May.


Gauteng education readies for 2020 online applications

The provincial education department confirms online applications for grades one and eight placement for 2020 will go live on 13 May.


Govt looks to specialisation schools for skills development

The Gauteng education department says its specialisation schools aim to respond to the needs of the economy in terms of the ICT skills shortage.


Criminals dampen Gauteng's smart school efforts

The Gauteng Department of Education struggles to fend off theft at a newly-opened smart school, as thieves make off with tablets, laptops and smart boards.


GDE opens R105m smart primary school

The provincial department of education opens another ICT-ready school to improve education and skills development.

Nov 12, 2018

Gauteng pupils to learn STEM in aviation skills

Over 400 learners from five Gauteng primary schools will participate in a week-long Adventures in Aviation programme.


Gauteng education reduces number of unplaced learners

The provincial education department finalises the majority of placements for grade one and eight applicants whose parents submitted online applications.


Gauteng learner placement headache continues

The provincial education department must still find schools for nearly 55 000 learners whose parents submitted online applications.


Driving licence applications to go online

The Road Traffic Management Corporation plans to introduce an online system to allow the public to secure bookings at vehicle driving licensing centres.


Gauteng education's placement woes continue

Despite on-going struggles to place learners timeously, the provincial education department remains resolute that its online application system is the way to go.

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