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Asidi celebrates 100th school in Free State

The 100th school has been delivered under the government's Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative with the completion of Dorrington Matsepe Primary School in Kroonstad. The schools all have specialist classrooms and much-needed facilities.

Refugee children are given a ray of hope

three2six---thumbTwo schools in Observatory, Johannesburg are helping the children of refugees to integrate into their new lives in South Africa. Three2Six offers bridging lessons, literacy and numeracy classes, sport and care, as well as everyday items most children take for granted.

South Africa turns on digital classrooms

Seven "paperless" classrooms were launched in Gauteng township schools on Wednesday as part of the province's pilot "Big Switch On" project, which aims to turn ordinary schools into the digital classrooms of the future, connecting learners to a world of better educational opportunities.

Solar-powered MP3 players to boost English literacy in SA schools

The Department of Education has partnered with the British Council to roll out the Learn English Audio Project in rural schools to improve the teaching and learning of English.

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International Literacy Day promotes understanding

As the world commemorates International Literacy Day, the Department of Education proposes changes to its language policies, making it compulsory to learn an African language at school.

Nontsikelelo Qwelane is a born teacher

Nontsikelelo Qwelane forgets her aching knees when she takes up her chalk at the beginning of a school day. At age 94, after 73 years in front of a classroom, this lifelong teacher insists she is not tired. She remains devoted to her vocation, and her pupils.

Nontsikelelo Qwelane is a born teacher

Nontsikelelo Qwelane is a born teacherNontsikelelo Qwelane forgets her aching knees when she takes up her chalk at the beginning of a school day. At age 92, after 73 years in front of a classroom, this lifelong teacher insists she is not tired; instead, she is still devoted to her vocation, and her pupils.  

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