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12 May 2018 5:59 AM Learners use field as toilet: 'Our children are not safe', says worried mom

Young children are forced to use a field as a toilet at Ntshingeni Senior Primary in the Eastern Cape school, while teachers turn to neighbouring houses, reports GroundUp. "We feel abandoned by the government. Most of us went to school here using these [same] old toilets, and even our grandchildren are forced to use them," said Phumla Sitetho, a parent 2165

03 May 2018 10:01 AM Teachers flee, schools close in Kenya with al-Shabab attacks

Deadly attacks by the al-Shabaab extremist group targeting non-Muslim teachers in Kenya have caused hundreds of schools near the Somali border to shut down as teachers flee for their lives. Analysts say it is leaving local youth susceptible for recruitment to the al-Qaeda-linked group. Dozens of teachers have been sleeping in a union boardroom for weeks 27

07 April 2018 5:47 AM Khayelitsha woman won't be put off teaching

For Neliswa Dludla from Khayelitsha, teaching in the public school system was a bad experience, reports GroundUp. But she did not want to give up teaching. Instead, she started her own education centre – The Early Birds Lifestyle Academy. "The well-being of a teacher is non-existent in the public schooling sector... I have experienced patriarchy, ageism 36

03 April 2018 7:27 AM Parktown Boys' teacher to be held accountable for alleged racist rant

The Gauteng education department said it would make sure that a Parktown Boys' High School teacher is held accountable for an alleged racist rant. The Saturday Star claimed over the weekend that it was in possession of a 45-minute recording of art teacher Nik Muiznieks allegedly using several racial slurs to refer to his pupils. "Some Parktown Boys are monkeys 28

28 March 2018 7:44 AM Half a million students drop out in Yemen war

Sanaa – Close to half a million Yemeni children have dropped out of school since 2015, when Saudi Arabia and its allies intervened in the country's civil war, Unicef said on Tuesday. That brings the number of children without access to education to two million, as minors are increasingly recruited in the fighting, according to the UN children's agency 28

23 March 2018 8:16 AM PICS: Charlize Theron celebrates education at Global Teacher’s Prize

Cape Town – Charlize Theron celebrated education as a special guest at this year’s Global Teacher’s Prize in Dubai. Alongside photos of the event, the South African beauty praised the only South African top 10 finalist, Marjorie Brown as well as the winner, UK teacher Andria Zafirakou. The Global Teacher’s price celebrates “teachers who have made a significant 27

18 March 2018 9:05 AM Charlize Theron: I have a very personal experience with gun violence

Dubai — Actress Charlize Theron says the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or "adding more guns" to the situation is "so outrageous." The South African says: "I have a very personal experience with gun violence. I lost my father to gun violence." She added: "I just don't understand when people try to make the conversation, the argument 31

21 February 2018 5:17 PM Western Cape parents urged to participate in school governing body elections

Cape Town – Tired of the language policy at your child's school? Fed up with "outdated" hair rules? Parents are about to get their chance to change the rules from the inside with school governing body elections coming up in March. "All parents and legal guardians with children registered at the school are eligible for election," said Western Cape education 38

20 February 2018 10:31 AM Candidates in Pennsylvania House race oppose weapons ban

Pittsburgh - In the year's first congressional race, Republican and Democratic candidates in suburban Pittsburgh oppose banning weapons like the semi-automatic rifle used in Florida last week to kill 17 students and teachers. Rick Saccone, a 60-year-old Republican state lawmaker, says existing laws need better enforcement and underlying societal problems 36

19 February 2018 7:49 AM ‘A trip to a traditional healer left me scarred for life’

She dreams of being able to play sports with her peers, to walk down the street without being stared at, to take a taxi without being treated like a leper and to enter a room without seeing horror in people’s eyes. She just wants to be normal. Instead, Nonkoliseko Mndiyata is living a lonely existence in KwaNikhwe Village in Bizana in the Eastern Cape and her visions 36