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Muslim learners will not write exams on Eid day: WCED

Muslim learners in the Western Cape will not write examinations on the day of Eid ul-Fitr. This was the reassurance given by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED), following the uproar surrounding a letter sent by Laerskool De Waveren Primary School in Ruiterwacht to parents, which has gone viral on[…]

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Vaal school walkaway collapse under investigation

An employee at Hoërskool Driehoek in Vanderbijlpark, said she was tormented by the images of the falling concrete slab, which led to the death of three pupils on Friday morning. The employee, who could not be identified, said she witnessed the tragedy soon after 08:00 when pupils left the assembly[…]

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Emergency measures in place at Schweizer-Reneke school

The school governing body (SGB) of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke has put security measures in place to ensure the safety of its learners and teachers on Monday morning, Netwerk24 reported. SGB chairperson Jozeph du Plessis told the publication on Sunday that the school would be open on Monday. “We have put appropriate[…]

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3 Atlantis learners stabbed, suspect flees

Three learners from Atlantis high school were stabbed in a gang related incident at the school on Tuesday. It’s believed two Grade 12 learners and a Grade 11 learner were attacked by another Grade 12 learner. The incident allegedly took place at the same time of a shooting in the[…]

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TLC parents angered by Hyde Park school closure

Learners at The Leadership College (TLC) in Hyde Park in Mitchell’s Plain face an uncertain future as parents are forced to find alternative placement for their children with the school’s looming closure. TLC in Hyde Park is in the midst of a financial crisis resulting from a mammoth R8 million[…]

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TLC not closing down

By Yaseen Kippie The Leadership College (TLC) has vowed to fight its closure through the courts, and says for now, it is not closing its doors. The future of the Cape Flats school hangs in the balance as the institution is facing an eviction order from its premises on 2[…]

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