The provincial top achievers in the 2015 class of matric have been rewarded and it was nothing short of a glorious moment for them. The MEC for Education, Ms Reginah Mhaule, alongside other Mpumalanga dignitaries were there to crown the stars of the day.
About 70 learners of Metropolitan GET College graduated as safety ambassadors after a two-year programme presented at high schools in order to prevent crime and assist learners to play a positive role in making their communities friendlier.
Deserving teachers were awarded with trophies, certificates, laptops and many prizes dring the National teaching award provincial level held at Kruger National Park. Ten provincial winners will now represent the province nationally in the National Teaching Awards next year.
Mpumalanga schools qualified for the Spur Schools MTB League National Finals recently hosted at Bekker School in Magaliesburg.
Parents, learners and teachers of Mhwayi Primary School at Clau Clau on the outskirts of Kabokweni recently bided farewell to their former principal Ms Mirriam Adronica Zulu who retired after 40 years of being with the school.
The Department of Education has made teaching and learning easier and more stylish for Sintintile Secondary School and Tenteleni Primary. A fully equipped library with informative books and laptops with free access to the Internet was handed over to them on Monday.
The department of education in partnership with the South African Institute of charted accounted (SAICA) and Sage pastel Accounting, awarded Mahlatsi Secondary school for winning the Accounting Olympiad competition.
After 37-years in the teaching profession Ms Nomsa Mavis Mhlanga received a warm farewell function last Friday from learners, teachers and parents of LaMagadlela Primary School.
PIENAAR- In addressing the lack of tables and chairs in public schools, the Department of Education led by MEC Reginah Mhaule embarked on a province-wide drive to ensure that these important commodities are delivered to schools. On Monday, Mhaule with her team closely monitored the delivery of 300 tables to the Mandlesive High School, in Daantjie.
The struggles of the 1976 youth have obviously changed compared to today’s, and in an effort of acknowledging latter youth and appreciating the then, the SABC hosted a 6KM march in Kabokweni. Themed ‘Walk to Freedom’, the march saw the young and old coming together in celebration of the day.
Thousands of newly elected members of School Governing Bodies (SGB) attended their inaugural meeting hosted by the MEC of Education, Reginah Mhaule at Church on the Hill on Tuesday.