Meyerton High pupil run over by school bus

A Grade 11 pupil at Meyerton High School in Vereeniging died after he was run over by a bus while he was trying to board it on Tuesday.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said that according to the information the department received, the incident occurred at around 7.05am when learners were boarding the department’s pupil transport bus to school.

“It is reported that the learner was fatally trampled by the bus as he was trying to board it,” Lesufi said.

The department has since sent its psychosocial team to the school to provide trauma counselling to all those who were affected by the incident.

The incident was under investigation, the department said.

Lesufi added that the…

South Africa Education News

Read Full Article at www.iol.co.za

Work in Japan (English Teacher)
. What you would need to apply: Degree (NQF7) Valid Passport Driver‘s License Completed primary and secondary schooling in English…@staffunlimited.co.za Contact: +27 69 719 7672 Skills English Language Teaching Industries Education Primary Education… Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
December 3, 2023
Matric exams to conclude with rewrites of some papers
The writing of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations is set to conclude this week, with rewrite opportunities arising from disruptions in some parts of the country. The NSC examination will conclude on 8 December 2022 with the Economics …

Matric exams to conclude with rewrites of some papers Read More »

Posted in Gauteng, Matric
Don’t chase away learners over the age of 18, education department tells schools
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has urged high schools not to discriminate against students who are well advanced in age. This comes amid incidents involving 21-year-old school pupils across the country. In the Free State, a 21-year-old Grade 12 …

Don’t chase away learners over the age of 18, education department tells schools Read More »

Posted in Free State, Gauteng
Legal battle resumes to fix infrastructure at forgotten Limpopo schools
Pretoria – Section27 will return to the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, to ensure that the Department of Basic Education as well as its Limpopo counterpart fix infrastructure at “forgotten schools” in that province. This follows the government’s decision in 2020 …

Legal battle resumes to fix infrastructure at forgotten Limpopo schools Read More »

Posted in Gauteng, Limpopo