The plight of the learners was even raised in Parliament and social commentators must be credited for spearheading the issue to the point where it is now receiving the necessary attention.
The awards, hosted by the South African Democratic Teachers Union, were to recognize schools which had achieved a pass rate of between 70% and 100% in the 2017 matric results.
He spoke fondly of his late wife Sheila, a dedicated and popular teacher who passed away in Tongaat in 1990
On September 23, 1945, concerned leaders of the Indian community formally constituted the Umzinto and District Indian Educational Trust with the aim of building a secondary school for the community
About eight classrooms are in darkness because of stolen light fittings and missing floorboards have been replaced with iron sheeting
Students are urged to verify the accreditation and registration status of private higher education institutions and colleges, their programmes and sites with the department, relevant SETAs, as well as QCTO, Council on Higher Education and Umalusi.
Also, certificates of achievement were awarded to the best performing teachers in various subjects, the best performing schools and the most improved school.
He said that the learners’ attitudes indicated the kind of homes they came from and that the discipline of children needed to start at home with the parents
The department has a zero-tolerance stance on allegations of sexual assault and strongly condemns any acts of sexual misconduct in schools
Fernando was also a member of Scottburgh High’s Rotary Interact.
Hospice was their choice of charity because of the free nursing care that Hospice offers.