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Phase IV of the Basic Education Employment Initiative commences

Phase IV of the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (PYEI), implemented as the Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI), has commenced today.In a statement on Tuesday, the Department of Basic Education said the commencement of Phase IV is alig…

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Water dept boosts partnerships to speed up services

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has maintained its commitment to foster public-private partnerships in order to develop mega water and sanitation infrastructure projects in the country.Addressing a virtual Portfolio Committee meeting on Tu…

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Parly committee to visit KZN schools

The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education will this week visit KwaZulu-Natal to assess the readiness of schools in the province to take on the 2023 academic year.The visits form part of Parliament’s constitutional responsibility to oversee the work of…

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Post School Education well prepared to welcome new cohort of students

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, says the Post School Education and Training Sector (PSET) is well prepared to welcome a new cohort of students at all its institutions.“I must indicate that the matric pass rates fo…

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Minister Zulu congratulates social grant beneficiaries on passing Matric

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has congratulated social grant beneficiaries who wrote their final Grade 12 examinations, amid difficult circumstances, including the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement on Monday, the department said the results …

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Learners urged to work hard at school

At the start of the 2023 academic year, Deputy Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Makhotso Sotyu has encouraged learners to commit to their studies, perform well and be upright students.“Education is the cornerstone of securing a succe…

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Continue to liaise with universities, Nzimande urges matrics

Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has wished the 2022 matric class well as learners await the announcement of their examination results.Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, is expected to make the announcement later this …

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KZN Premier welcomes smooth start to 2023 academic year

KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has welcomed the smooth start to the 2023 academic year as over 2.8 million learners across the province went back to school on Wednesday.Dube-Ncube accompanied Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and Educ…

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