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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.

Nov 4, 2019

Struggle to find placement for grade 1, 8 learners

Gauteng education forced to extend admission placement period to ensure 34 553 learners are put in schools ahead of the 2020 academic year.


Gauteng education’s digital content platform goes live

The platform aims to enhance opportunities for continuous assessment activities to support curriculum delivery in ICT-enabled schools.


Gauteng education opens STEM-focused schools

The Gauteng Department of Education, Honeywell and Melisizwe partner to equip schools with key skills needed to pursue careers created by the fourth industrial revolution.


E-government MEC pushes for youth skills boost

Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko urges ICT companies to partner with government to develop essential skills programmes to train unemployed youth.


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.

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