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MEC Panyaza Lesufi to visit Onverwacht Community after Onverwacht Primary School was set alight by the protestors on Friday 24 March 2017 - 28 March, 2017
MEC Panyaza Lesufi and MEC Jacob Mamabolo to officially open Nkone Maruping Primary School - 07 March, 2017
MEC Panyaza Lesufi and MEC Jacob Mamabolo officially open Soshanguve East Secondary School - 02 March, 2017
MEC Lesufi to Honour Outstanding Educators - 23 February, 2017
MEC Lesufi to Honour Township Schools that Achieved 100% in the 2016 NSC Academic year - 02 February, 2017
MEC Panyaza Lesufi to support the Ministry of Transport, who will hand over Torch of Peace to Minister of Basic Education - 16 January, 2017
MEC Lesufi to announce Gauteng’s state of readiness for 2017 academic year - 06 December, 2016
Postponement of Pretoria Girls Report - 30 November, 2016
Launch of the Teacher ICT Development Centres 21 November 2016 - 21 November, 2016
MEC Lesufi to Launch the RCL Strategy - 12 October, 2016
Official opening of Nellmapius Secondary - 21 September, 2016
MEC Lesufi to update on 2017 Learner Placement ICT Rollout - 19 August, 2016
GDE to open Ga-Rakuwa Primary School - 29 July, 2016
MEC Lesufi to update the media on the status of Learner Admission - 12 July, 2016
MEC Lesufi to hand over a reporting platform to school principals - 23 June, 2016
Debate on the future of Afrikaans schools - 01 June, 2016
Donation of School Shoes and Installation of a vegetable Structure - 19 May, 2016
MEC Lesufi to meet with stakeholders of Orlando High following disruption of schooling - 12 May, 2016
GDE to appear at Con Court with FEDSAS - 04 May, 2016
MEC Lesufi to update the media on state of the Online Learner Application process - 20 April, 2016
MEC Lesufi to update the media on state of the Online Learner Application process - 18 April, 2016
MEC Lesufi to host Autism Family Fun Day - 07 April, 2016
MEC Lesufi to Visit learners and teachers participating in the SSIP holiday classes - 30 March, 2016
GPG to host ECD Indaba - 17 March, 2016
GDE to Co-host School Sanitation Seminar - 29 February, 2016
Top Achievers of Ivory Park Schools to be acknowledged - 05 February, 2016
MEC Lesufi to launch first Autism school in Gauteng - 15 January, 2016
Gauteng School Readiness - 11 January, 2016
Minister Motshekga to participate in Youth Dialogue on the use of language in Education - 08 June, 2015
MEC Panyaza Lesufi to brief the media on SGB related policy matters - 19 May, 2015
MEC Lesufi to brief the media on the outcome of two investigations: Curro School & Emma Primary - 11 May, 2015
MEC Lesufi to Launch E-Platform for the 2016 Learner Admissions - 14 April, 2015
MEC Lesufi to participate in World Autism Awareness Day - 01 April, 2015
Media Advisory (peperless classroom at Randfonten High school) 23 March 2015 (3) - 24 March, 2015
Gauteng MECs to expand on Premier Makhura’s plans for 2015. - 06 March, 2015
MEC Lesufi to visit Curro School & Welomlambo Primary School - 30 January, 2015
Media Briefing Big Switch On Launch - 09 January, 2015
MEC Lesufi to meet with Maths Educators in Gauteng - 04 December, 2014
Deputy Minister Ms.Pamela Tshwete to handover a media classroom to Midrand Primary School in Midrand ,Gauteng - 25 November, 2014
115 Gauteng Schools to receive ICT equipment - 08 October, 2014
The Gauteng Department of Education and neotel to launch the book celebration project - 02 October, 2014
MEC Lesufi to brief the media on his 1st 100 days in office - 10 September, 2014
MEC Lesufi and MEC Mamabolo to visit the community of Eden Park on an outreach programme - 11 August, 2014
Media Advisory (MEC Lesufi to make a submission to the Teacher Remuneration Review Commision) 11 March 2015 -
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April is Autism Awareness Month and the ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day. Every year, autism organisations around the world celebrate the month with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events.More...
BEST PRACTICES AT HOERSKOOL MONTANA - 14 March, 2017
Hoerskool Montana is a quintile 5 school situated in the Northern suburbs of Pretoria. The learner enrolment is 1587. More...
The school was established in 1964 in Mohlakeng Township. It is located in a community, characterised by a wide range of socio-economic issues such as poverty, unemployment, substance abuse; child headed families and other contentious social problems. More...
ANOTHER STATE OF THE ART SCHOOL FOR BRAMFISCHERVILLE COMMUNITY - 13 March, 2017
In responding to the high admission pressure, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) together with the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development (GDID) recently opened yet another smart school.More...
Gauteng schools continue to produce quality athletes and officials, these was proven when they were recently honoured during the Gauteng School Sports Awards which was held at the Linder Auditorium, at Wits University.More...
GDE forging ahead with Transformation, Modernisation and Industrialisation - 02 March, 2017
The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) will now work closely with E-Governance to fast track online migration for Gr1 and 8 as from 1 May 2017 to further refine and improve the online application. More...
The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) recently acknowledged and rewarded the educators and officials for their role in making a difference in the lives of the citizens of Gauteng at the Tshwane Events Centre.More...
MEC LESUFI REASSURES THE COMMUNITY OF EVATON - 23 February, 2017
MEC LESUFI REASSURES THE COMMUNITY OF EVATON <br>The community of Evaton will soon benefit from the pronouncement that was made during the State of the Province Address (SOPA ) <br> <br>More...
“Ponelopele Oracle Secondary School in Kaalfontein, Johannesburg East District, is a living testament of a successful private public partnership.”More...
A FACELIFT FOR TOWNSHIP EDUCATION - 08 February, 2017
GDE recently honoured eight township schools that achieved 100% pass rate during the 2016 National Senior Certificate exams at Birchwood Hotel in , Boksburg,. More...
Gauteng MEC for Education, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, invited Grade 11 and 12 ICT handed over laptops during an ICT&nbsp; ceremony in Tembisa. More...
GDE DELIVERS ANOTHER STATE OF THE ART OF SCHOOL - 11 January, 2017
Mahabane Moleleki, of Braamfischerville could not contain himself when he started his schooling as a Grade1 learner at the newly opened state of the art school known as Nomzamo Madikizela Mandela Primary School recently in the area.&nbsp; More...
The Gauteng Department of Education hereby wish to remind parents of the deadline for late online applications, which is 30 November 2016. More...
GDE HOSTS GRADE 7 PROVINCIAL OLYMPIAD - 25 November, 2016
The Grade 7 EMS Provincial Olympiads was recently held on 12 November 2016 at Glenanda Primary School.More...
A series of fun Tsogo Sun Moves for Life chess tournaments for both learners and teachers were hosted around the country by eight sponsoring casinos in September and October to mark the end of another successful chess year.More...
EFFECTS OF HIV AND AIDS ON LEARNERS - 23 November, 2016
By 2016 it is estimated 7 million people are HIV positive. A large proportion of South Africans are growing old either infected or affected by HIV and AIDS (Stats SA Midyear estimates: 2016). More...
UNESCO launched a Commission Report titled : The learning Generation; investing in education for a changing world on the 18th of September 2016More...
EXAMS DIGITALISED - 14 November, 2016
Grade 10 learners at Randfontein High School in Gauteng West District made history when they became the first South African learners&nbsp; to receive digitized common exam papers recently.More...
The Department of Basic Education has partnered with Education Development Centre (EDC) and USAID to fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and STIs in schools.More...
KATLEHONG’S BLIND TEACHER’S DREAM REALISED - 04 November, 2016
During the handover ceremony of assistive devices recently held at the Alberton Teacher’s Centre by the Transformation Directorate, a visually impaired man explained to the audience how he realised his dream of becoming&nbsp; a teacher.More...
Social Sciences in the Curriculum Coordination Directorate - GET successfully hosted the Provincial Social Sciences Olympiad. More...
UPCOMING STARS PRODUCED IN OUR SCHOOLS - 31 October, 2016
GDE&nbsp; together with Tsogo Sun is making it possible for future soccer stars to be nurtured in our schools.More...
The Transformation Directorate recently handed over seven assistive devices to visually impaired teachers during a heart-warming ceremony at Alberton Teachers Centre.More...
READING IMPROVES LITERACY SKILLS - 26 October, 2016
Ekurhuleni North recently held their annual Spellathon at Laerskool Nobel under the auspices of GDE, in celebration of International Literacy Day. More...
The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) is making it possible for learners to pursue a career in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) by providing information at an early age.More...
GDE LAUNCHES RCL AND YOUTH LEADERSHIP STRATEGY - 19 October, 2016
The Gauteng MEC for Education, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, recently launched the Learner Representative Council, (RCL) and Youth Leadership Strategy at the Hope Restoration Ministry, in Kempton Park. <br>More...
GDE officially opened a mega category school in Bophelong Township, Sedibeng West District More...
LEARNERS WOW AUDIENCE AT FINANCIAL LITERACY SPEECH COMPETITION - 30 September, 2016
Intellectual speeches packed with innovative business ideas captivated an enticed audience during a final leg of the Financial Literacy Speech Competition at Midrand High School this week. More...
Learners from Nellmapius and surrounding areas no longer have to travel far to access state of the art school facilities. More...
THE IMPORTANCE OF READING IN LOWER GRADES - 19 September, 2016
The University of Stellenbosch revealed that about 58% of learners in South Africa in Grade 4 cannot read for meaning and 28% are illiterate in a language of learning and teaching. More...
The Gauteng MEC for Education, Mr. Panyaza Lesufi, addressed the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on State of Education in Gauteng. More...
GDE HOSTS RESEARCH DISSEMINATION SESSION - 14 September, 2016
The Education Research and Knowledge Management Directorate (ERKM) hosted a research dissemination session at the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) offices.&nbsp; More...
Grade 4 learners at Muzomuhle Primary School in Diepsloot in Johannesburg were recently involved in a tunnel vegetable garden building project at their school to celebrate Arbour Week.More...
SGB AND RCL IMBIZO IN TSHWANE NORTH - 06 September, 2016
The Tshwane North District recently held a SGB Imbizo at Northridge Primary School. More...
Preliminary Matriculation examinations have started. This year, the marks for the SSIP (Priority) subjects will be collected per learner and per subject.More...
MAKING EDUCATION FASHIONABLE THROUGH INNOVATION - 30 August, 2016
GDE is using the Telematics education technology platform to create a modern and conducive environment for the learners of Tsakane schools to flourish academically.More...
The Gauteng Department of Education has started the ICT Paperless Classroom Project for Grade 11. The programme started in 2015 and is targeted at no fee schools in townships.More...
ADMISSION ONLINE APPLICATION IS WORKING WELL IN GP - 23 August, 2016
The Gauteng Department of Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has updated the public on the status of Admissions Online Applications. More...
Lethabong Secondary School in Soshanguve is the first recipient of SC Johnson and Son’s Mr Muscle Science Laboratory Project- thanks to a working partnership between the company and GDE.More...
GAUTENG BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT GAMES - 17 August, 2016
Girls from Gauteng West and Johannesburg West Districts Maths and Science Technology (MST) Project Schools earn the top spot at the Business Development games More...
Women from across the entire societal spectrum must strive to educate themselves and offer support to each other.More...
SCHOOL TO WORK PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS AND UNEMPLOYED GRADUATES - 11 August, 2016
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&nbsp;&nbsp;during the official opening of&nbsp; a multimillion rands state of the art Ga- Rankuwa Primary School at Extension 23 in the Tshwane West District.More...
LET’S BE A READING NATION - 27 July, 2016
GDE encourages all learners to put time aside and read so that they can acquire knowledge. The department launched the Drop All and Read Campaign at Springs Technical High School recently. <br>More...
The Gauteng MEC for Education, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, received Information Communication and Technology (ICT) equipment donated today by Old Mutual SA Limited in Sandton, on behalf of 50 schools in the province.More...
LET’S SUPPORT THE EDUCATION OF OUR CHILDREN - 20 July, 2016
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Gauteng Education MEC, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, together with other departmental officials, observed International Mandela Day by assisting the community of Evaton&nbsp; this week.More...
GDE CAPACITATES EDUCATORS AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF - 27 June, 2016
GDE supports inclusive education and will invest in this sector to ensure that it succeeds. <br> <br>More...
On the 16 of June, Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG), in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the student uprising, will fill up Orlando StadiumMore...
COMMEMORATION OF YOUTH MONTH - 09 June, 2016
The Gauteng Provincial Government will officially open the programme tomorrow to mark the 40th Anniversary of the student uprising. More...
“Winter season is approaching and I only have one pair of shoes which are torn. At times, I am forced to wear takkies when I am going to school. More...
DO NOT SELL ALCOHOL AT SCHOOL FUNCTIONS - 16 May, 2016
GDE completely condemns all schools in the province from selling alcohol at their functions.More...
School are encouraged to register their learners for the upcoming 2016 Gauteng Schools Financial Literacy Speech Competition.More...
CURTIS NKONDO SCHOOL OF SPECIALISATION HANDOVER - 10 May, 2016
GDE officially handed over the Curtis School of Specialisation to Emndeni Community in SowetoMore...
GDE discourages learners from involving themselves in any sorts of criminal activitiesMore...
ASSISTING LEARNERS TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL - 29 April, 2016
GDE is together with the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre making it possible for unemployed young people to receive full qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).More...
The Multi Media Shared Services and Learners Teachers Support Material (LTSM) Directorate encourages staff members to visit their local library and read a variety of books, magazines and newspapers that are on display.More...
MATHEMATICS WEEK AWARDS - 28 April, 2016
The Gauteng Department of Education’s Curriculum Development and Support Directorate, in conjunction with Sci-Bono, held a Maths Awards competition for Grade 10 and 11 for all SSIP and non SSIP schools. More...
The Online school registration process in the province is successful.More...
GDE ON-LINE APPLICATION GOES LIVE - 19 April, 2016
The Gauteng Department of Education is proud to announce that the On-line Application System is now live!&nbsp; More...
With the MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, rolling out the implementation of tablets in some schools, the introduction of the Digital e-Lending Library More...
GDE TO EXTEND ICT PROGRAMME TO GRADE 11 LEARNERS - 18 April, 2016
The Gauteng Department of Education will as from 1 May 2016 further roll out the Information Communication and Technology programme to Grade 11 learners at no fee paying schools.More...
The Gauteng MEC for Education, Mr Panyaza Lesufi will on Sunday, 10 April 2016, launch the Province’s Online Learner Admission Campaign; to encourage parents to register their children for the 2017 academic year More...
COMMUNITIES GIVE POSITIVE FEEDBACK ON ICT PROGRAMME - 24 March, 2016
It was just over a year ago when the Gauteng Department of Education introduced e-learning, through smartboards and tablets for Grade 12 learnersMore...
The Gauteng Department of Education and Social Development remain committed to the development of children in the provinceMore...
SANITATION REMAINS A PRIORITY IN GAUTENG SCHOOLS - 03 March, 2016
Over a year ago, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) identified 200 schools to be refurbished with sanitation facilities. More...
Scores of learners from different book reading clubs celebrated the World Read Aloud Day at Eldocrest Primary School in Eldorado, JHB Central District this week. More...
SEDIBENG EAST HONOURS CLASS OF 2015 - 26 January, 2016
&nbsp;The Sedibeng district achieved a matric pass rate of 90.4% and that makes them the number one and best performing district both provincially and nationally.More...
It was a great day for Sierra Nevada Primary school in Lenasia South as Imperial and Ukhamba officially handed over the media centre to the school. More...
MEC PANYAZA LESUFI LAUNCHES FIRST AUTISM SCHOOL IN GAUTENG - 18 January, 2016
The Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi recently launched the first Autism special school in Orland West, Soweto. More...
Ribane –Laka High School in S Mamelodi East, is set to benefit from infrastructural and Information and Communication Technology developments that will take place in the near future.More...
MEC Lesufi hands over Chief Albert Luthuli Primary School - 14 January, 2016
The Gauteng MEC Mr Panyaza Lusufi officially opened the Chief Albert Luthuli Primary School to the community of Daveyton as part of the Gauteng Provincial Government’s back- to- school programmeMore...
&nbsp;Excitement, motivational talks and great anticipation were the order of the day during the Announcement of the Matric Results at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg, on 6 January 2016.More...
GDE AWARDS EXCELLENT TEACHERS AND OFFICIALS - 09 December, 2015
The Gauteng Department of Education held the 2015 National Teachers Awards (NTA) and Service Excellence Awards (SEA)&nbsp; at Birchwood Hotel. More...
Learners at Naturena Primary School were beaming with pride as they took turns reading story books for Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga.More...
GDE WELCOMES NEW SENIOR MANAGEMENT - 22 October, 2015
MEC Panyaza Lesufi, on 19 October 2015, announced the department’s new senior management. Mr Edward Mosuwe has been appointed as the new Head of Department (HOD), effective from 15 October 2015.More...
The Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi has announced the commencement of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations on&nbsp; 19&nbsp; October 2015. More...
Honouring our teachers on World Teachers' Day - 05 October, 2015
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) inaugurated 05 October as World Teachers&#39; Day. World Teachers&#39; Day represents a significant effort to raise awareness,More...
The Business Entrepreneurship &amp; Franchise EXPO (BEFE) saw the Gauteng Rondebult Secondary School walking away with R50 000, to strengthen its entrepreneurial activities. More...
Access business opportunities within GPG Department - 02 September, 2015
GDE encourages members of the public to properly register their businesses so that they can access opportunities that exist within Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) departmentsMore...
Schools from across the province are encouraged to participate in the 2015/2016 National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) Best School Awards CompetitionMore...
MEC LESUFI LENDS AN EAR TO DIEPKLOOF COMMUNITY - 10 July, 2015
Youth unemployment, lack of professionalism among staff and lack of medication at the Diepkloof Clinic, are some of the issues that the Diepkloof community complained about to MEC Panyaza Lesufi&nbsp; More...
After eight hours of walk-abouts in community centres and listening to the concerns of the Diepsloot Community on 2 July 2015,More...
Decision taken on Curro Roodeplaat Primary School - 26 June, 2015
The Gauteng Department of Education took a decision to withdraw the operating license of Curro Roodeplaat following the allegations of racial segregation at the school.More...
Scores of young people from all over the province heeded a call by the Gauteng government to attend a Youth Imbizo on 10 June 2015 at Nasrec Expo Centre.More...
Youth empowered to take Gauteng forward - 05 June, 2015
The launch of the 39th anniversary of the Youth Month celebrations kicked off on a high note as hundreds of learners and Gauteng youth gathered at the Nasrec Expo Centre on 4 June 2015. <br>More...
Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) hosted a business breakfast meeting at Hilton Hotel in Sandton on 28 May 2015.&nbsp; More...
GDE reflects on 20 years of transformation through a book - 21 May, 2015
The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) made its 20-year performance review through a book. “Twenty Years of Transformation in Education” was launched at the University of the Witwatersrand.&nbsp; <br>More...
Kaya FM’s John Perlman’s Show put the SGB elections on the spotlight during a live broadcast at Qhoweng Primary School on Thursday 19 March 2015 in the Sedibeng Region. <br>More...
SSIP 2015 has commenced - 24 March, 2015
The Secondary School Improvement Programme (SSIP) is an intervention programme which operates across all the 15 Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) districts, involving about 450 priority schools that have performed under the provincial average.More...
Provincial Government has set out to deliver on its 10 –pillar programme, to realise its goals, the people of Gauteng must be informed about the plans and opportunities available to them.&nbsp; More...
GDE taking urgent steps to deal with power disconnections at schools in Tshwane - 07 November, 2014
The Gauteng MEC for Education, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, has expressed concern over electricity and/or water disconnections by the City of Tshwane in schools within the municipality due to arrears. More...
On Monday (27 October 2014) you will be starting with your final examinations and this is a crucial and challenging time for you. It is in fact the beginning of a new part of your lifeMore...
Award Ceremony for Early Childhood Development Foundation Phase - 30 October, 2014
The GET Curriculum Development: Foundation Phase unit hosted a Grade 3 Gauteng Provincial Award ceremony to recognise the high achievement attained by 45 learners in Mathematics.More...
Learners must acquire technical skills so that they can contribute positively towards economic growth of the country. More...
Old Mutual ploughs back to Gauteng education - 09 October, 2014
Old Mutual South Africa has committed to continue sponsoring GDE schools. A year ago they donated 40 x Laptops, Data Projectors and 3G connection modems to schools in the province. <br> <br>&nbsp;More...
&nbsp;The Gauteng MEC for Education, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, visited Stoney Ridge Camp and Youth Christ Camp in Magaliesburg to motivate learners ahead of the Grade 12 final examinations. More...
GDE ready for 2014 Grade 12 Exams - 06 October, 2014
The MEC for Education in Gauteng, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, held a media briefing on the readiness of Gauteng matric exams that will commence on the 27 October 2014 . <br> <br>More...
The MEC for Infrastructure Development, Mayathula Khoza, handed over Freedom Park Secondary School on the 28 August 2014.More...
MEC Lesufi returns to Westbury Primary School - 27 August, 2014
The MEC for Gauteng Education, Panyaza Lesufi, visited Westbury Primary School as a follow up to the one that took place in June 2014, to assess progress made since his last visit.More...
GDE and SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) launched a Grade 10 Dinaledi Schools Girl Learner Development Games recently. More...
MEC LESUFI ACKNOWLDGES NTA PANEL MEMBERS - 20 August, 2014
The Gauteng Department of Education MEC Lesufi handed over certificates of appreciation to 2013 National Teaching Awards (NTA) recently.More...
The MEC of Education, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, presented an overview five year plan for Gauteng Department of Education at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg to all the principals of the Gauteng province. More than 2000 principals attended the event.More...
Gauteng Premier and Education MEC to address school principals in Gauteng - 15 August, 2014
Gauteng Premier, David Makhura and Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi will today, 15 August 2014 address all Gauteng Principals at a Principals’ meeting at Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg.More...
Gauteng Department of Education conducted the study for the Free State Department of Education delegates to learn about GDE’s support programme for the unsuccessful National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Senior Certificate (SC) candidatesMore...
Innovation Thursdays do you have a brilliant idea about ICT in education - 10 July, 2014
The MEC for Education in Gauteng, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, therefore invites all organisations and members of the public that have an interest or involvement in educational and technology .call 011 639 8417 for more information <br>More...
Over a thousand educators in Gauteng graduated from a life skills course, equipping them with expertise to deal with challenges they face every day within the school environment. More...
Graduation ceremony for HIVAIDS, STIs and TB trained educators - 17 June, 2014
The Life Skills, HIV and AIDS Sub-directorates will be holding the graduation ceremony for educators that were trained for HIV and AIDS, STI’s and TB through Western College for Further Education and TrainingMore...
The Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has a vision for the Gauteng schools that in future they will have access to the internet, dedicated educators and disciplined learners. More...
Premier acts promptly on Gauteng ECD challenges - 06 June, 2014
The Gauteng Premier hit the ground running this week by addressing key challenges facing the early childhood development (ECD) sector in GautengMore...
&nbsp;In 2011/2012 the Early Childhood Development Institute (ECDI) developed the Birth to Four Curriculum in consultation with various stakeholders.&nbsp; More...
Gauteng School Application Period for 2015 ends. - 30 May, 2014
The Gauteng school application period for 2015 ended on&nbsp; 27 May 2014. This marked the day for parents to have submitted forms and documents back to schools for the registration of learners for the 2015 academic year.More...
The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) once again affirmed its commitment in improving Matric year end results during 2014 Secondary School Improvement Programme (SSIP) launch.&nbsp; More...
Starting now for improved year end matric results - 01 April, 2014
In order to sustain province’s positive matric results momentum, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has resumed the annual Secondary School Improvement Programme (SSIP).More...
The Premier of Gauteng Nomvula Mokonyane has addressed the sitting during the Opening of Gauteng Legislature on Monday, 24 February 2014. This was during the State of the Province Address (SOPA). More...
THE WORLD OF SCIENCE IN GAUTENG - 25 February, 2014
The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) prides itself with the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg as the heart of science in the province.More...
South Africa observed the Teen Suicide Prevention Week on 16 – 23 February 2014. More...
HPV vaccine to be rolled out in schools - 18 February, 2014
The departments of Basic Education and Health will soon visit schools across the country to administer the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to young girls.More...
Gauteng City Region Academy (GCRA) aims to promote quality education, training and skills development in the province.&nbsp;&nbsp; More...
GDE CELEBRATES WORLD SAFER INTERNET DAY - 13 February, 2014
The World Safer Internet Day was initiated in 1999 to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology, especially amongst children and young people around the world.More...
A glamour night for the Academic Excellent Awards was hosted at Gold Reef City to honor the matric class of 2013 of the JHB Central District. More...
Gauteng Bursaries. Future Stepping Stone - 03 February, 2014
The Gauteng province has once again opened tertiary doors for its learners who have achieved outstanding matric results. More...
The first day of school in Gauteng province started on a good note with the MEC for Education, Barbara Creecy, visiting a few schools. More...
Supplementary Examinations Underway - 22 January, 2014
Candidates who have qualified for supplementary examination writing can register at the centres where they sat for their examination immediately after receiving their results.&nbsp; More...
Heartfelt congratulations to the class of 2013; you have really made us all proud! More...
Bekkersdal’s Matriculant Shines - 15 January, 2014
Emmanuel Msimango from Kgothalang Secondary School in Bekkersdal has proven that no matter what your situation is, you can succeed. More...
MEC Barbara Creecy has declared Gauteng schools ready for teaching and learning on the first day of schooling in 2014. More...
Gauteng’s Top Matric Achiever - 14 January, 2014
Praise Ndebele has triumphed over all matric learners in Gauteng and scooped the Top Achiever Award in Gauteng Province and the Top Student Award in the public schools category. More...
GDE has recorded its best ever matric results of 87% pass. This position’s Gauteng as number three in the country. More...
GDE CELEBRATES ITS BEST ACHIEVERS - 06 December, 2013
The department hosted a night of honour to showcase its best teachers and other employees in their roles as public servants. These are all individuals who have demonstrated excellence, innovation and dedication in their work during the 2013 academic yearMore...
GDE prides itself with first day of schooling when schools re-open in the New YearMore...
GAUTENG OPENS THREE NEW QUALITY SCHOOLS - 28 November, 2013
In an attempt to curb school overcrowding and promote the delivery of quality education, Gauteng Province has opened three new quality primary schoolsMore...
The first week of the Gauteng 2013 matric examinations has passed smoothly without any major incidents reportedMore...
PAVING A WAY FOR CRIME FREE GAUTENG SCHOOLS - 04 November, 2013
For a crime free school environment to exist with expected teaching and learning to take place, schools should be safeMore...
A partnership between GDE and the Imperial &amp; Ukhamba Community Development Trust has resulted in a special wheelchair being donated to a learner.More...
COMMITING TO AN IMPROVED MATRIC PASS - 28 October, 2013
Gauteng Grade 12 learners have been participating in a number of activities in support of the final National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations starting this week. More...
Proper nutrition is important, especially when it helps grow healthy minds and bodies at an early age.More...
EDUCATORS FROM SCHOOLS OF THE DEAF GRADUATE - 22 October, 2013
In order to provide quality education to deaf learners in Gauteng, the GDE has trained educators and officials from Schools for the Deaf in the South African Sign Language CurriculumMore...
To provide a gender balance in the male dominated career fields, GDE has hosted the Grade eleven girl learners study camp.More...
Science Slam at Sci-Bono! - 22 October, 2013
GDE hosted the first ever German – South African Science Slam at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre. More...
Learners with behavioral problems recently got a shock of their lives when they witnessed how terrible prison life is. More...
LSEN schools unleash their creative potential - 08 October, 2013
As the year draws to an end, learners from Special Education Needs Schools (LSEN) hosted their Annual Skills Exhibition.More...
The Annual SASOL Techno-X Competition is a platform for learners to conduct scientific research or create engineering projects. More...
SEA OF ART AT GAUTENG CHILDRENS CARNIVAL - 04 October, 2013
The community of Yeoville, north of Johannesburg, was entertained by the vibrant and colourful showcase of the 2013 Gauteng Children’s Carnival.More...
MEC for Gauteng Education, Barbara Creecy, monitored the administration on the first day of the Annual National Assessment (ANA).More...
Tshwane West schools benefit from Mercedes-Benz SA - 27 September, 2013
Tshwane West primary schools joined the growing list of schools that are part of the School Transformation and Empowerment Programme (STEP).More...
MEC Barbara Creecy visited one of the improved matric performing schools in Gauteng to encourage the matric class of 2013. More...
GDE and SHANGHAI BUILD EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP - 10 September, 2013
GDE continues to share its best education practices with different countries from across the world.More...
The National Department of Public Works (NDPW) visited Gauteng schools to monitor the implementation of the Extra School Support Programme (ESSP). More...
Prinshof School wins SASCE Competition - 27 August, 2013
The Prinshof School for the Visually Impaired in Pretoria has toppled every province in SA by winning the 2013 SA Schools Choral Eisteddford (SASCE) Competition. More...
A partnership between GDE and Old Mutual has benefited learners and teachers of schools in Gauteng. More...
Awakening future girl science leaders - 22 August, 2013
Girl learners from various Gauteng schools participated in the GDE Girl Learner Seminar Programme as part of Women’s Month’s celebration.More...
The new Chief Albert Luthuli Primary School has been handed over to the Gauteng Department of Education by the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development.More...
Donation links school to computer world - 12 August, 2013
A school computer lab donation to Khensani Primary School will now enable the learners to join the digital world of education.More...
The days of going barefooted in the cold to school are over for the learners of Mamelodi Far East Primary School.More...
Learners go to USA - 02 August, 2013
Three exceptional learners from Fred Norman Secondary School in Ennerdale, Johannesburg will soon jet off to the United States of America (USA).More...
GDE’s Poverty Alleviation, School Nutrition and Scholar Transport Directorate is encouraging schools to register for the National School Nutrition Programme’s (NSNP) best school award.More...
ICT used to prepare for Grade 12 exams - 02 August, 2013
GDE will soon host the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Exam Support Expo to enhance learning and improve the matric final results.More...
GDE is currently undertaking roadshows to encourage family and community involvement in the education of the learners.More...
MEC kick-starts the Nelson Mandela Programme - 31 July, 2013
Two schools were a hype of activity when Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) MEC Barbara Creecy, parents and learners gathered do their bit of 67 Minutes for Mandela.More...
Gauteng schools are gearing to participate in the finals of the 3rdNational Moot Court Competitions next month.More...
There is still a chance for a better community - 26 July, 2013
Children made their voices heard during a community dialogue held in Orange Farm, attended by learners, parents, teachers and community members.More...
The Gauteng Department of Education has used the recent school holiday to test and inspect the roadworthiness of Scholar Transport buses.More...
GDE celebrates Mandela Day - 25 July, 2013
MEC Barbara Creecy and the Ratanda Secondary learners joined millions of other learners across the country to sing a special happy birthday song to former President Nelson Mandela.More...
Promising learners in the province are given an opportunity to polish their skills in gateway subjects, to prepare them for careers in scarce skills.More...
Shark dissection at SCI-BONO - 16 July, 2013
Over 2600 people, young and old have had the thrill of witnessing the actual dissecting of a real shark.More...
Sci - Bono Discovery Centre is proud to present the best holiday program in Jozi this winter. Join us as we bring science to life between the 22nd of June and 14 July 2013.More...
GDE-Business Opportunity Conference 2013 - 16 July, 2013
GDE hosted the Business Opportunity Conference, to build and improve stakeholder relations with different service providers of the Department.More...
Schools develop all children in preparation for a better future. This includes social empowerment and physical wellbeing. It is in this light that GDE has developed programmes to equip learners with preventative measures against sexual abuse.More...
Don’t stress, start applying now - 08 July, 2013
Are you currently in matric and want to continue studying further but do not know how you are going to fund your studies?More...
Girl learners from Gauteng schools are urged to enter the Neotel ICT competition which aims to encourage them to pursue technology careers.More...
Gauteng to start winter matric classes to prepare learners - 19 June, 2013
The Gauteng Department of Education encourages parents to make sure that their Grade 10, 11 and 12 children attend the winter study classes to prepare them for the final examinations.More...
Gauteng Education MEC Barbara Creecy wants principals to use smart phones and tablets to run their school better.More...
Unforgetable under the skin experience - 12 June, 2013
The world of human body exploration in science is waiting for those who are intrigued by the human anatomy at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre.More...
Technology has been used to educate and simplify the school life of deaf learners at the St Vincent School in Melrose, Johannesburg.More...
Grade 12s motivated to work hard this year - 12 June, 2013
GDE has roped in motivational speakers from across the province to speak to Grade 12 learners at schools.More...
The Gauteng Department of Education is at the forefront of getting education right in the province.More...
Company revamps primary school - 10 June, 2013
Learners and staff at Olifantsvlei Primary Farm School are beaming with excitement.More...
Learners from Mvelaphanda and Mochochonono Primary Schools will be much warmer this winter dressed in their new tracksuits and beanies to fight off the cold.More...
Choose your subjects – choose your career - 07 June, 2013
In preparation for tertiary education, all learners in Grade 9 have to choose their subjects to start the Further Education and Training (FET) phase.More...
GDE has embarked on a pilot project to assess the development of grade R learners to ensure that they are ready to start school.More...
GDE helps illegal school to register - 31 May, 2013
In an effort to curb the mushrooming of illegal private schools, GDE has assisted the Don Bosco Educational Projects to register its Laura Vicuna Educational Centre as an independent school.More...
A newly launched website dedicated only to high school rugby is promising to be a one stop platform for all rugby playing high schools across the country.More...
Gifted learner set to travel the world - 23 May, 2013
Kamogelo Matjila, a Grade 10 learner from Marlboro Gardens High School near Alexandra is recognised internationally as a gifted learner.More...
The GDE is hosting Learner Teacher Support material (LTSM) provincial exhibitions to expose teachers, parents and the School Governing Body to available material.More...
Library hosts open day for teachers - 16 May, 2013
Teachers seeking to expand their knowledge and those of their learners are encouraged to visit the GDE’s Education Library in Pretoria.More...
Parents are reminded to submit learner admission applications forms back to public schools to secure space for 2014.More...
National Education Budget tabled - 14 May, 2013
The Department of Basic Education has been allocated R17, 592 billion for the 2013/2014 financial year.More...
Learners are learning to use their own imaginations by creating their own movies at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown.More...
Cosmo City School renamed - 07 May, 2013
The Cosmo City Secondary 3 has launched a new name for itself as well as a new school website during a ceremonial event.More...
Northridge Primary School has captured the hearts and minds of the Department of Defence with their beautiful melodies.More...
School receive school bags donation - 29 April, 2013
The unemployed women of Ekukhanyeni Community Development Centre are using their sewing skills to make school interesting for thousands of underprivileged children around the country.More...
Secondary school learners from Johannesburg West district are using technology to tell their own stories.More...
GDE and partners improve school health - 22 April, 2013
The Gauteng Department of Education believes in the overall and holistic development of a learner – not only academically.More...
Gauteng hosted a skills workshop in an effort to improve skills development in the province.More...
Tavern owners adopt schools - 18 April, 2013
Tavern owners from Tshwane are giving back to their communities by adopting schools. <br> <br>The owners belonging to the Concerned Tshwane Liquor Traders Associated are going out to schools to...More...
“GDE believes that all children, no matter their background, have the right to quality basic education in the public sector,” said MEC for Gauteng Education, Barbara Creecy.More...
ALMA SCHOOL TOP PERFORMER FOR CASUAL DAY - 04 April, 2013
The Pretoria School for learners with special needs has topped other Gauteng institutions by raising donations of 27 482 stickers, at a cash value of R10 each.More...
Grannies from Swaneville area had the time of their life when Lodirile Secondary School hosted a party for them.More...
MEC Creecy says GDE anti-Satanism strategy will address harmful religious practices - 20 March, 2013
A team of faith-based organisation (FBO) practitioners are developing an Anti-Harmful Religious Practices strategy to guide and protect learners from spiritual attacks and abuse.More...
Sunward Park High school in Boksburg has become the first public school to transform learning into a fully digital platform.More...
MEC launches SSIP in Lenasia - 15 March, 2013
The class of 2013 attended their first Secondary School Intervention Programme class over the weekend.More...
Gauteng Department of Education, MEC Barbara Creecy, together with Google South Africa, launched a pilot ‘Map Up’ project to locate schools in Ratanda.More...
The final four Future Player Talent Search events to be held this weekend - 15 March, 2013
The final four events for the 2013 Future Players Talent Search will be held this weekend.More...
Young girls from schools in the East Rand will get support to become prominent women in society, thanks to the launch of Yellow Diamonds Foundation (YDF).More...
SA honours best teachers - 13 March, 2013
Gauteng is home to some of the best teachers the country has ever seen. This was evident at the National Teachers Awards which was organised by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) where teachers from Gauteng scooped awards in six categories.More...
Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane addressed the opening of the Gauteng Legislature for this year 2013 on Monday, 25 February 2013.More...
Samsung creates new path with technical schools - 01 March, 2013
Learners from technical high schools together with students from further education and Training(FET) colleges are on their way to electronic engineers, thanks to Samsung.More...
Every year, people around the world commemorate the killing of four students on February 21, 1952, in defence of officially using their mother language, Bengali, in Bangladesh.More...
Rand Water Foundation empowers learners - 20 February, 2013
Over a thousand gauteng school learners will now attend school with full school uniforms and stationery thanks to the Rand Water Foundation (RWF) Back to School Education Support Initiative.More...
The 2013 Future Players Talent Search capped another fantastic weekend when 1100 learners were put through their paces at the over the weekend.More...
Fun at mini AFCON - 12 February, 2013
Primary schools battled it out on the field by participating in their own 2013 Mini AFCON School Cup Festival.More...
The doors of learning have been opened for over a thousand leaners from no fee paying schools in Gauteng.More...
First day runs smoothly - 10 January, 2013
“Education is a partnership between learners, educators and parents. Without the support and involvement of everyone, we cannot succeed.” This was the message from MEC Barbara Creecy as first day of school kicked off on Wednesday morning.More...
MEC Barbara Creecy was hard at work yesterday cleaning at Nokulunga Primary School in Katlehong ahead of the reopening of schools on Wednesday.More...
Gauteng primary school interventions improve ANA results - 05 December, 2012
Interventions by the department to increase literacy and numeracy pass rates are starting to bear fruit.More...
In a bid to fast track delivery of schools and reduce overcrowding, Gauteng Provincial Government has been launched the first school built using alternative building methods.More...
The Gauteng final push for higher matric results - 17 October, 2012
Gauteng Education MEC Barbara Creecy said learners should attend every day of revision classes and put parties on hold until after the matric examinations.More...
Vodacom Millionaires donated a fully functional computer laboratory to Reagile Primary School in Winnie Mandela Squatter Camp, Tembisa.More...
Soweto school benefits from T-TEP Programme - 16 August, 2012
Jabulani Technical High School in Soweto, Johannesburg Central District, is the recent beneficiary of the Toyota Technical Education Programme (T-TEP).More...
The Gauteng Department of Education is pulling out all the stops to ensure that schooling begins on the very first day of school come 2013.More...
94+ Projects for Madiba benefits school - 18 July, 2012
The Laërskool Japie Greyling Primary School in Walkerville received a major makeover thanks to the 94+ Projects for Madiba.More...
Vodacom, in partnership with the Department of Basic Education, this week launched the third of its nine provincial ICT Resource Centres, as part of the Vodacom Mobile Education Programme.More...
Top artists encourage learners to attend extra classes - 07 June, 2012
Two schools from Soweto were abuzz when learners attending Saturday&#39;s extra classes got a surprise visit and words of wisdom from four well known artists.More...
Gauteng Education MEC, Barbara Creecy, has established a new inspectorate to ensure regular and standardised inspections for independent schools in the province.More...
Riverside High School - the home of public speakers - 09 May, 2012
The Riverside High School in Vereeninging is producing top public speakers.More...
Learners at schools with libraries showed improved reading skills compared to those without them.More...
Gauteng Education MEC Barbara Creecy is on a quest to develop a coordinated response to the skills needs of Gauteng - 03 April, 2012
To do this, the MEC has enlisted the help of Sector Education and Training Authority (SETAs) to support the department in its skills growth plan.More...
Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has kickstarted the construction of a boarding school in Magaliesburg.&nbsp; The premier attended a sod-turning ceremony with officials from infrastructure development and education at Westcol, Thuba Makote FET Campus.More...
Adult education bears fruit - 01 March, 2012
Adult learners are succeeding in improving their lives through education.More...
Learners from Alexandra, Tembisa and Diepsloot take extra lessons in mathematics and physical science – thanks to the partnership between GDE and Dimension Data.More...
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