Speculations is rife amongst the Delft community after several learners fainted at a local primary school on Thursday. At least 14 pupils at Masonwabe Primary school in Delft were rushed to nearby health facilities on Thursday after they fainted, with some displaying signs of seizures. Residents rushed to school to[…]
A 17-year-old Scottish student claims he was told to leave his class after saying there are only “two genders” – a statement which earned him a reprimand from the teacher, whose reaction he secretly recorded on camera. The three-minute-long video shows the teacher at the Aberdeenshire secondary school explaining that[…]
A Cape Town mother has laid a criminal charge against one of her Grade 1 son’s teachers after the boy came home with a bloodied mouth and cane marks on his back. The 7-year-old is alleged to have been shoved and pushed, resulting in him knocking his mouth against a[…]
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[…]
What was supposed to be a safe space and site of learning has turned into a site of tragedy as 22 children have been killed in schools across South Africa last year. Earlier this year, many children were killed and or injured on school premises by fellow learners who walk[…]
By Tauhierah Salie The Al-Waagah Institute for the Deaf is appealing to the public to assist with its latest campaign: an all-inclusive school for the disabled community. It comes on the heels of an internationally commended trip to Makkah earlier this year, where 60 underprivileged deaf South Africans experienced the[…]
A mother has opened a police case against her son’s primary school sports coach after he and some classmates were allegedly ordered to lower their pants and stand with their backs to him after a pupil’s money disappeared. The woman, who cannot be named to protect the identity of her[…]
The Western Cape Education Department has raised concerns following a stabbing involving two learners at Manenberg Primary School. Two learners have been stabbed during an altercation on Monday at a Manenberg school. According to Education MEC spokesperson Jessica Shelver the two pupils are Grade 6 learners. Shelver said the caretaker of the school[…]
By Yaseen Kippie Al Azhar Primary School will move from Lotus River to Mitchell’s Plain in the new academic year, a move that has upset some parents. The school will be relocated to a new complex setup by al-Khair Foundation on the corner of Jakes Gerwel and Highlands Drives, close[…]
Rescuers are racing against the clock to reach survivors trapped under the rubble of a school in Mexico City which collapsed during Tuesday’s earthquake. One of them, a 13-year-old girl, is believed to be sheltering under a table, officials told the BBC. At least 21 children and five adults died[…]
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