EDUCATION

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

Amasango Career School in Makhanda operates from six prefab classrooms

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23 November 2020

WCED struggling with increased learner admissions for 2021

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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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30 October 2020

Education activists slam Mboweni budget cuts

Members of Equal Education picketed outside Parliament on Wednesday

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28 October 2020

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

But some learners are still not being fed in lockdown

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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

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28 October 2020

School that grows its own food feeds hundreds daily

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

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26 October 2020

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

Provincial education department blames contractor and dwindling budget for dilapidated state

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23 October 2020

Childcarers paid at last by Social Development

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

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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

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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

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13 October 2020

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

These volunteers offer after-school care to hundreds of children

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8 October 2020

Child carers plead for help from Social Development

Many in Port Elizabeth have not recieved a salary since March

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7 October 2020