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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.


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.

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