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The Old Mutual Foundation Blantyre and Care Malawi on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding of K 108 million for three years which will see the two partners join in various projects benefiting the education sector, Mkanda Primary School in Mchinji being the first targeted beneficiary. The signing ceremony took place at Old Mutual’s head …

The conflict between the president of the Taraba State Chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Peter Julius, and union members took on another dimension. The president, let’s remember, fought an ongoing battle with union members and officials, which DAILY Poyst said led to the closure of the union’s secretary of state located along Donga …

the Allahabad High Court last week asked the Government of Uttar Pradesh authorities to instruct the relevant district magistrates and the district basic education officer of the different districts that teachers should not be assigned to work in the teeth of the RTE law [Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009]. The …

The state treasurer’s office is set to bolster the new Hope scholarship program to pay tuition fees for students leaving the public school system. The treasurer’s office, which will administer the new program, is rolling out a website to provide scholarship information and advice. The office is also announcing a vacant position of Director of …

Aunt Phyllis Marsh says one of the best things about teaching First Nations culture to students is seeing their reactions of wonder and awe. “I am always blown away by the students’ commitment to the way I present the situation to them,” she said. First Nations cultural educator Aunt Phyllis Marsh has seen a transformation …

Johannesburg – The Ministry of Basic Education will be taken to court again for allegedly failing to roll out the National School Nutrition Program (NSNP) for skilled learners for more than a year. A statement from Equal Education (EE) and the School Governing Bodies (SGB) of two Limpopo schools, represented by SECTION27 and the Equal …

Myanmar will once again temporarily close all basic education schools, due to the recent detection of highly infectious variants of the COVID-19 virus in the Asian country, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health and Sports on Thursday evening. The closure of basic education schools, including private schools and Buddhist monastic schools, after …

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said 400,000 workers in the sector have been vaccinated since June 23. Photo: Felix Dlangamandla NEW The basic education department will ask the health department for an extension of its vaccination program as it will not meet its target this week after adding more staff to be vaccinated. Education spokesman …

Through Mayibongwe Maqhina 51 m ago Share this article: ShareTweeterShareShareShareE-mailShare Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga revealed that 19 Cuban mathematics and science specialists brought to the country received R13,931,883 in wages during this fiscal year. Motshekga revealed this while answering parliamentary questions from MP DA Sicelo Mabika, who asked if his department has had any …

Myanmar’s education system has been in disarray since the February military coup, with many students boycotting the school. More than 90 percent have not registered for the new school year which began on June 1, and teacher attendance is below 50 percent. Efforts are underway to find a new leadership that challenges military governance. The …