Sans Souci pupil’s suspension upheld

The suspension of the Sans Souci Girls’ High School pupil, who was slapped by a teacher in a video that went viral, was upheld at her disciplinary hearing on Thursday. The pupil’s mother, in clear distress, addressed a crowd that gathered outside: “They (Sans Souci) never cared about my daughter.[…]

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WCED resolves fracas over headscarf

A dispute around the wearing of the headscarf at De Grendal high school in Milnerton has been resolved, according to the Western Cape Education Department (WCED). A letter from the principal was sent to a Muslim learner’s parent last week, stating she could not wear hijab in Ramadan, as it[…]

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ISIS teen an ordinary student: Principal

The 15-year-old Cape Town girl who allegedly tried to join terror group ISIS this week exhibited no behaviour out of the ordinary, her school principal said. The principal, who could not be named in order to protect the identity of the child, said the student showed no strange behaviour that[…]

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WCape cheating college principal fired

The private college in Athlone, Cape Town, where 46 candidates cheated during the 2014 matric exams, has fired its principal, it said on Monday. “Thus far, the school has dismissed the principal who was head of the examinations, and has accepted the resignation of two teachers who admitted to being[…]

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