Despite a court order ten years ago, special needs school still has no building

Amasango Career School in Makhanda operates from six prefab classrooms


23 November 2020

WCED struggling with increased learner admissions for 2021

A Stellenbosch parent has been battling to find place for his son


20 November 2020

Blouvlei crèche survived apartheid but may not survive Covid-19

The historic crèche opened in 1955 in Cape Town by Dora Tamana is struggling


17 November 2020

Survey reveals learners go hungry

Equal Education found learners in Limpopo who are not getting meals every day because they can’t afford to travel to school


16 November 2020

How a rural KZN school keeps hunger away

“You find that the food they get at school is their only meal for the day”


2 November 2020

Labour department to visit farm after owners close only crèche nearby

Farm workers’ say they have nowhere to leave their children while they work


30 October 2020

Education activists slam Mboweni budget cuts

Members of Equal Education picketed outside Parliament on Wednesday


28 October 2020

School feeding: Auntie Dottie’s biryani is a hit with learners

But some learners are still not being fed in lockdown


28 October 2020

“Some learners don’t get proper meals at home and come to school hungry”

How a special needs school in Gugulethu feeds over 300 learners daily


28 October 2020

School that grows its own food feeds hundreds daily

Levana Primary is located in Cape Town’s economically depressed Lavender Hill


26 October 2020

Rural Eastern Cape school, built with donations, battles to survive

Provincial education department blames contractor and dwindling budget for dilapidated state


23 October 2020

Childcarers paid at last by Social Development

Many early childhood development centres have been starved of funds since March


21 October 2020

A Cape Town mom couldn’t find a school for her autistic son. So she started one

Phumeza Booi Welisa hopes to turn her daycare facility into a registered ECD centre


15 October 2020

Nearly two million learners still not receiving meals at school

Education department is expected to submit a detailed plan to court this week


13 October 2020

The “Angels” who open their homes to children in need

These volunteers offer after-school care to hundreds of children


8 October 2020

Child carers plead for help from Social Development

Many in Port Elizabeth have not recieved a salary since March


7 October 2020