Gauteng education’s R59bn budget to bolster tech at schools
The Gauteng Department of Education commits to deploying ICT and e-learning in its schools, despite the challenges posed by pesky thieves.
Crime syndicates target ICT infrastructure in Gauteng schools
Gauteng’s education department tells Parliament committees the schools have become soft targets for organised crime syndicates dealing in ICT equipment.
Gauteng education begins online applications for grade eight
The Gauteng Department of Education begins phase one of the online admissions for the 2022 academic year, completing over 17 000 grade eight applications in the first few hours.
Grade eight pupils get head-start in GP online admissions
Gauteng’s education department will run its online admissions application process in two phases, starting on 10 August, ending in November.
Samsung’s multimillion-rand bursary initiative benefits GP youth
As part of its bursary investment, Samsung has this year awarded bursaries totalling R2.7 million to 30 talented young students in Gauteng.
Gauteng education opens online late registrations for grades 1, 8
The Gauteng Department of Education has announced the opening of online late registration admissions for Grade 1 and 8 learners.
Gauteng education prepares for online learner placement period
The Gauteng Department of Education anticipates an influx of late applications amid less than usual online applications for the 2021 academic year.
Vanderbijl pupils receive tablets
The MTN SA Foundation and partners donate a multimedia centre and tablets to learners at Sapphire Secondary School in the hopes to improve the country’s 4IR skills capacity.
Gauteng education readies for online applications
The Gauteng Department of Education confirms its online application system for grades one and eight will open on 25 June.
Government makes provision for virtual learning during lockdown
The ICT and education departments join forces to minimise disruption to the education system during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Gauteng education in rush to place learners
The department reduces the number of unplaced learners but must find schools for over 14 000 grade one and eight learners.