Matrics without teachers

According to Dr Imram Keeka, spokesperson for education for the the Democratic Alliance, 22 teachers left their grade 12 students in a lurch because the new deputy principal was not their choice. The matrics of Kwadinabakubo High School, West of Durban are now facing the very important September trial exams without teachers. The teachers apparently left in April already. The DA is extremely concerned by recent events at Kwadinabakubo High School. It is clear that learners have become caught in the middle of school politics. This must be condemned in…

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Swazisoul donates shoes to destitute learners

LOCAL musician, Xolani Mashabane, also known as Swazisoul, last week donated school shoes to destitute learners at Shatleng Primary School in Marite, Bushbuckridge. Mashabane said he felt obliged to give back to the community that raised him. The singer, who lost his parents when he was still young, said when he was a student at the school, he used to attend classes wearing old torn up clothes as a school uniform. “Growing up in Marite, I did not have much as a child and knew I was not the only…

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Learner stabbed at Nelspruit Private College

POLICE in Mpumalanga are investigating a case in which an18- year-old learner was stabbed by another learner at the Nelspruit Private College last week. According to Mpumalanga police spokesperson, Brigadier Leonard Hlathi, the learner was with a friend when he went to the bathroom. A few minutes later the friend heard the victim screaming in the bathroom and he rushed to see what was going on. “He found another learner holding and stabbing the victim. The victim sustained injuries to his head and face. They reported the matter to the…

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Mpumalanga school benefits in time of Fourth Revolution

Volksrust, Mpumalanga – Phembindlela Primary School in Vukuzakhe Township received a new computer centre thanks to a partnership by General Electric South Africa and Eskom. The companies invested over half a million Rand through non-profit organisation (NPO), S.A Medical and Education Foundation (SAME), who implemented the project on behalf of the donors as part of Mandela Month. “We are living in a time of accelerated technological change and progress, labelled as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This technological disruption is a major cause of structural unemployment and a factor when dissecting…

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