Gauteng Department of Education

Gauteng principals receive smart tools of trade

To deal with the lack of basic communications infrastructure, the provincial education department hands over the latest smartphones to empower school heads.

Jul 19, 2019

Five Gauteng teachers visit space camp with Honeywell

The teachers spent a week learning about space exploration, leadership skills development and laboratory instruction focused on science.


Last days to register grade one, eight leaners online

Parents of grade one and eight learners have four days before the deadline to submit online registrations for the 2020 academic year.


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.

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