Cape Town: Saturday, 1 April 2017 – In a bid to ensure better financial management in schools and to ensure that the financial affairs of schools in the province are overseen effectively and efficiently, the Western Cape Department of Education, in partnership with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), is working on a project to upskill and mentor School Governing Bodies (SGBs) and ensure that schools’ financial decisions are made in the best interests of learners.
Johannesburg, Friday 31 March 2017 – Listen to South Africa’s ongoing rhetoric and one thing is clear: the need to vigorously pursue radical economic transformation is a foremost concern for all.
East London, 16 March 2017: Only 59.3% of Eastern Cape matriculants passed the 2016 final examinations. This makes it the provinces with the lowest pass rate in the country. So what separates the learners who have bucked the trend from those who failed? One thing is motivation and support. Which is precisely why Mkhuseli Cinani, a second year BCom student at the University of Fort Hare, has taken time out from his studies to encourage learners in the province to aim higher.