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NEW SCHOOL TO BE BUILT IN IKAGENG TO DEAL WITH OVERCROWDING

With the massive migration of communities to cities bears great pressure for schools such that a demand for schools comes as a peremptory call for the department to build more schools to meet up with the challenge...

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MEC MATSEMELA CONDUCTING A SOD – TURNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF MACHAKELA MAMODIBO SECONDARY SCHOOL

The construction of these schools is aimed at addressing the backlog of providing a conducive learning environment to the learners. The 6th Administration of government has prioritized education as an Apex priority...

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SIBANYE – STILLWATER DONATES 30 SMART BOARDS AND 300 TABLETS TO THE NORTH WEST EDUCATION SCHOOLS

We are intentional about creating value for our shareholders so that while the mines are still operational: communities can also benefit through structured programmes that advance development...

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MATSEMELA SENDS HER CONDOLENCES TO FAMILIES OF 3 LEARNERS WHO SUFFOCATED IN A DEEP FREEZER

It is alleged that on the day of the incident learners were playing in and out game in the deep freezer. They were later found dead in the deep freezer...

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Extended: Recruitment of unemployed for the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative

The North West Department of Education would like to invite unemployed and not studying youth between the ages of 18-35...

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Vacancy: School Education Assistants & General assistants

School Education Assistants & General assistants http://desd.nwpg.gov.za/?page_id=13

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MEC MATSEMELA APPRECIATES A DONATION OF ABLUTION FACILITIES TO 4 SCHOOLS

"Our goal is to grow a sustainable business to develop the community. We have headed a goal outlined by the government of improving the lives of the communities", said Tyira...

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Examination Instruction 23 of 2020 – Re-write of LOCAT

Re-write of Common Assessment Task (CAT) for Life Orientation (LO) - LOCAT: Grade 12 NSC 2020 Link: Examination Instructions

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MEC MATSEMELA MONITORS THE FIRST DAY OF GRADE 12 EXAMINATIONS

In this year's Grade 12 examinations learners were compelled to write while wearing masks. The number of learners in the examinations classrooms were reduced to comply with the Covid - 19 regulations.

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Extension of the closing date for application of Funza Lushaka Bursary 2020/21

Brochure Funza 2020 Teacher Recruitment Screening Form 2020 FUNZA LUSHAKA BURSARY PROGRAMME APPLICATION FORM 2020

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“WE BELIEVE IN YOU!”- MEC MATSEMELA SENDS GOOD WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 2020

"We believe in you. We're behind you, cheering you on to the finish line.
Give it everything you’ve got – you’re nearly there – and know that whatever happens next, you’ve got what it takes for an amazing life. Your final grades are the gateway to the bright future ahead of you. All the best!", Matsemela echoed...

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NORTH WEST EDUCATION PRAYING FOR SMOOTH RUNNING OF FINAL EXAMINATIONS

The primary purpose for the prayer is that after teachers have played their part of teaching and revising with learners, divine intervention is a sought after pillar to connect to the Almighty for guidance in the examinations...

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CONSTRUCTION OF HUHUDI PRIMARY SCHOOL ON THE CARDS

The sod-turning ceremony which is the sign for construction of a school, brought smiles and confidence to the Huhudi Extension 25 residents. The new settlement in Vryburg informally called "Colour Block" didn't have a school and learners were subjected to attend school in the old location by means of scholar transport...

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MEC MATSEMELA TO CONDUCT A SOD – TURNING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF HUHUDI PRIMARY SCHOOL

The Huhudi Primary school will get a new construction of 24 classrooms, administration block, school hall, Grade R block, etc.

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NW DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DISTANCE ITSELF FROM JOB ADVERTS CIRCULATING ON SOCIAL MEDIA

We wish to put it on record that, as the department of Education we distance ourselves from those adverts circulating on social media platforms. We would like to advise everyone who has seen those messages to ignore them and regard them as fake news.

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DON’T LEAVE QUESTIONS UNANSWERED IN YOUR EXAMINATIONS – MEC MATSEMELA

"Hundred percent is real with these learners, please continue to work very hard. I wish you all the best in your examinations. I want you to focus. Now it is your time to reflect what your teachers have taught you throughout the year...

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ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR NW CLASS OF 2020 EXAMINATIONS

The department has prepared 438 public centres. All of these centres have been audited for compliance in terms of facilities, staff capacity space , conduciveness, security and storage capacity as well as full adherence of Covid-19 protocols.

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NW EDUCATION DEPARTMENT HOSTING AN INTERVENTION CAMP FOR THE MARIKANA GRADE 12 LEARNERS

Marikana Secondary school has been the worst affected by the school disruptions since the beginning of July 2020. The disruptions started after the appointment of the new principal for the school.

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MEC MATSEMELA CONDEMNS MISMANAGEMENT OF FUNDS IN SCHOOLS

Education MEC in the province Mmaphefo Matsemela condemns this practice and says it is really concerning that elements of criminality and/or corruption at the expense of tax paying citizens.

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MEC MATSEMELA ANALYZES FARM SCHOOLS PRELIMINARY RESULTS

MEC Matsemela accompanied by a team of curriculum experts visited Nauproort and Iterelong Secondary schools both farm schools in the area of Rustenburg to analyze their Preliminary examinations results.

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ATTEMPTED ARSON AT FOUR SCHOOLS IN MORULENG

MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela condemns this with the strongest terms as it is set pack for learners and the education system at large. She says those who burnt the schools are savagely cruel.

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Tenders – Edu05/20NW, Edu04/20NW (Awarded)

Awarded Tenders - Edu05/20NW, Edu04/20NW Link

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MEC MATSEMELA WISHES TEACHERS A HAPPY INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS’ DAY

This year's theme says " Working in solidarity with teachers during the Covid-19 pandemic" and it resonates well to unmatched efforts made by teachers beyond the classroom environment...

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Examination Instruction 15, 16 & 17 of 2020

Examination Instruction 15, 16 & 17 of 2020 Examination Instruction 17 of 2020 - NSC - SC Admission letters and Timetable...

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INCIDENT FREE PRELIMINARY EXAMINATIONS ENDS IN HIGH SPIRITS FOR THE NORTH WEST GRADE 12 LEARNERS

The preliminary examinations for the Grade 12 learners started on 14 September 2020 and finished off on 02 October 2020..

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MTN, Huawei and government join forces to increase access to eLearning in the North West

The MTN SA Foundation, in partnership with Huawei and the North West Department of Education, today handed over tablets to a no-fee paying school in a drive to increase access to eLearning...

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GRADE 12: LEARNERS TACKLE WEEKENDS SCHOOLING AS AN INTERVENTION

These weekend extra lessons are a result of interruptions during the Covid-19 pandemic that affected schooling in 2020 as well other social factors like community unrests that was witnessed in areas such as Tlakgameng Cluster with 23 secondary schools in the Kagisano Molopo Local Municipality...

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Circular 30 of 2020 – Learner Registration for 2021

Circular 30 of 2020 - Learner Registration for 2021

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EXAMINATION INSTRUCTION

1. Examination Instruction 12 of 2020 -Writing of PREP exams
2. GUIDE LINES FOR COVID-19 FOR STRONGROOMS
3. Protocol_Writing_Preparatory _Exams

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FIRST DAY OF PRELIMINARY  EXAMINATIONS A SUCCESS IN THE NORTH WEST

The 2020 academic year was engulfed by long school breaks posed by Covid-19. That reduced the contact time between learners and teachers. 

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NW EDUCATION  READY TO SIT FOR PRELIMINARY EXAMS

Examinations will commence with English  first paper and are set prepare learners for the year end exams.

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Corrected LTSM Advert

Advert Edu 04-20 NW & Edu 05-20 NW corrected LTSM Advert

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LEARNERS TO BE PROGRESSED ACCORDING TO THEIR PERFORMANCE SAYS MEC MATSEMELA

"All learners will be progressed to higher grades according to their performance. There will never be "pass one, pass all". In all our schools teaching and learning is the order of the day, the department is going an extra mile to ensure learners get assistance.

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HANDOVER OF BOITEKONG 2 SECONDARY SCHOOL

An estimated amount of 41m was spent to build Boitekong 2 secondary school that entails new facilities such as, ablution blocks each with toilet, new classrooms, a fully furnished kitchen for the NSNP programme and four laboratories for Physical sciences, Life sciences, Mathematics and Library.

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MEC MATSEMELA PLEASED WITH THE ARREST OF SCHOOL BUGLARS AND RETRIVAL OF GOODS

The suspects were found in possession of school items that were allegedly stolen which includes,16 laptops, 150 tablets, 1 projector, 2 sets of netball kit, 3 sets of soccer kit and 2 sets of volleyball kit and damaged office doors...

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NORTH WEST EDUCATION READY TO PHASE-IN OTHER GRADES

Matsemela expressed the province's readiness approach include provision for boarding school hostels with mobile hostels in order to comply with social distancing. On the other hand the department saught to repair schools that were vandalised during the lockdown.

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Tender advertisement

1. Appointment of Service Providers for Supply and Delivery of Stationary for in the North West Province for a period...

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MEC MATSEMELA CONVEYS MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCES TO THE LATE MEC JACK

According to the Premier of Northern Cape province, Dr Zamani Saul in his statement indicated that the late MEC Jack died in hospital.

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GRADE 7 LEARNERS RETURN TO SCHOOL IN THE NW

Grade 7 learners across the North West province public schools returned with no disruptions post the two week break pronounced by President Cyril Ramaphosa as of 27 July 2020.

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FORMER NW DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SUPERINTENDENT – GENERAL DIES

The North West Department of Education MEC, Mmapefo Matsemela received with sadness the demise of the former Superintendent-General, Dr Itumeleng Samuel Molale who died on Sunday, 09 August 2020 after a long illness at a Medi Clinic Heart hospital in Pretoria.

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NW EDUCATION LAUNCHES THE DIAL-A-TUTOR PROGRAMME

Dial-a-Tutor is a contact solution of calling a toll free number which aims to provide all high school learners from Grade 8 - 12 across the province with an opportunity to interact with subject specialists to tutor them in their different areas of learning throughout the four week school break.

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MINISTER OF BASIC EDUCATION TO MONITOR THE RETURN OF GRADE 12 LEARNERS IN THE NORTH WEST PROVINCE

The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga will tomorrow, Tuesday, 04 August 2020, visit two schools in Lethlabile, Brits to monitor the return of grade 12 learners to schools.

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LAUNCH: “DIAL-A-TUTOR” PROGRAMME TO ASSIST HIGH SCHOOL LEARNERS

This is a strategy devised by the provincial department to assist learners during the four week long school break as pronounced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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Withdrawal of Advertised Screeners Posts of Independent Schools

All the advertised posts of screeners in independent schools are hereby withdrawn (Refer Circular No 31 of 2020). The Department...

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NORTH WEST EDUCATION DEPARTMENT APPEALS TO PARENTS FOR HELP WITH SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAMME

Parents and caregivers are urged to approach schools closest to them to collect meals provided through the National School Nutrition Programme...

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MOTSWEDI SECONDARY SCHOOL SGB RECOMMENDS EXPULSION FOR THE LEARNER WHO ASSAULTED THE TEACHER

The School Governing Body for Motswedi Secondary school near Zeerust recommended expulsion for the Grade 12 learner who assaulted a teacher recently. This comes after a disciplinary hearing which was held at school on Thursday, 23 July 2020..

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Vacancy – Covid 19 Screeners (1336)

Circular no: 31 of 2020 Notice is hereby given of the department's intention to appoint Covid-19 screeners (8 months contract)....

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Dr RSM – Messages of condolences to families of two learners and teacher

The North West Department of Education wishes to convey messages of condolences to families of two learners and teacher all from Dr. Ruth Segomotsi Mompati district who passed on untimely on two different incidents on Sunday, 19 July 2020.

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NW EDUCATION TO TAKE DRASTIC STEPS AGAINST LEARNERS ASSAULTING TEACHERS

The North West Department of Education is disappointed by an unacceptable and indecent behavior of Grade 12 learners of Motswedi Secondary School near Zeerust who assaulted a teacher and record video footages that went viral on social media pages.
The incident happened on Thursday, 16 July 2020 within the school premises...

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Mandela Day

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear”

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LEARNER REGISTRATION COMMENCES IN NW SCHOOLS

All application forms for admissions  will be available  in schools and admissions  will be on first come-first serve basis.

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SCHOOL SELF-EVALUATION

Schools are required to undertake a realistic and evidence-based assessment of their school against the criteria within the nine areas of evaluation.

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55 NEW COVID-19 RELATED CASES FOR NW DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

MEC Matsemela continues to encourage the school community and the provincial department at large to continue adhering to the Covid-19 regulations and to be safe...

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GRADE 6 & 11 SCHEDULED TO RETURN TO SCHOOL IN NORTH WEST PROVINCE

After consultating with the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga regarding phasing in of grades next week, the North West Department of Education (NWDE) agreed to allow only grades 6 and 11 to return to school on Monday, 06 July 2020...

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MAGOGOE – THREE CLASSES PROVISIONED FOR GRADE 10,11 SET ALIGHT

Three classrooms provisioned for the phasing in of Grade 10 and 11 were set alight at Ramaine -A- Phetlhu Secondary School at Magogoe a Koikoi village in Mafikeng on the evening of Wednesday, 01 July 2020...

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DEPARMENT COVID-19 WAR ROOM AT DISASTER MANAGEMENT CENTRE

The purpose of the war room is to deal with challenges related to Covid -19 which include but not limited to Water and Sanitation, Infrastructure related issues, Learner Transport issues and School readiness with special reference to provisioning of PPEs to all teachers, Learners and school Community...

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Covid-19: 64 NEW COVID-19 RELATED CASES RECORDED IN THE NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Sixty-four new Covid-19 related cases have been confirmed for North West Department of Education between Monday, 29 June and Wednesday, 01 July 2020...

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A 25-YEAR-OLD TEACHER FOUND DEAD

The North West Department of Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela was deeply saddened and disheartened by the murder of a 25-year-old teacher at Magong Village near Rustenburg...

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Covid-19: 44 NEW COVID-19 RELATED CASES RECORDED IN THE NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The North West Department of Education has registered 44 new cases of Covid-19 from the 62 previously concluded cases earlier in the week which brings the overall number of cases to 106.

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NW DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CONFIRMS 30 NEW CASES OF COVID-19

The North West Department of Education confirms 30 new Covid-19 related cases as of Tuesday, 23 June 2020, bringing the total to 62 cases.

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TSWAING – A PRIMARY SCHOOL IN THE NW BURNS

George Madoda Primary School school in Tswaing sub-district was reported to be on fire in the early hours of Wednesday...

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Covid-19: EIGHT MORE CASES OF CORONA VIRUS REPORTED BY NORTH WEST EDUCATION

The North West Education department has on Monday confirmed eight more positive cases at its schools...

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Covid-19: NW EDUCATION REGISTERS ADDITIONAL FOUR CASES

Four new Coronavirus cases have been reported in North West schools as at Tuesday, 16 June 2020...

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Covid-19: 3 TEACHERS TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID 19 IN NORTH WEST PROVINCE

The North West Education department confirms that 3 teachers within the province have tested positive for Covid – 19 virus and have been placed under the 14 days self quarantine at home...

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Exams: Certification application form

APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE COMBINATIONS OR RE-ISSUES The following documentation must be attached in order for the application to be processed: ...

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Exams: EXAMINATION ASSISTANTS (APPLICATION FORM)

APPLICATION FORM: EXAMINATION ASSISTANTS (2020) (Closing date: 31 July 2020) Preliminary dates for the NSC marking session: 4 December 2020...

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NW Education registers satisfactory attendance as schools reopen

The department of education in the North West province is satisfied with teacher-learner attendance as schools reopened for Grade 7 and 12 learners...

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NORTH WEST 56 YEAR OLD SCHOOL PRINCIPAL TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

The North West Education Department has confirmed reports that a 56 year old school principal has tested positive for COVID-19.

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PREMIER MOKGORO TO VISIT SCHOOLS TO INSPECT STATE OF READINESS

Mahikeng – North West Premier, Prof Tebogo Job Mokgoro, accompanied by the MEC for Education, Ms Maphefo Matsemela, will tomorrow visit several schools in Mahikeng to inspect their state of readiness to welcome back Grade 7 and 12 learners from Monday next week.

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MEC MATSEMELA MONITORS SCHOOL READINESS IN BOJANALA DISTRICT

North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela extends her school monitoring to Rustenburg on Tuesday to confirm state of readiness for schools reopening in Bojanala district as well as to receive a pledge by Impala Platinum Mine...

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NW EDUCATION RESPONDS TO ALLEGATIONS MADE BY SADTU

The North West Education department has noted with concern the statement issued by the South African Democratic Teacher’s Union (SADTU) in the province on the allegations that it misleads the public.

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MEC MATSEMELA VISITS SCHOOL AHEAD OF REOPENING

As schools across the country will be reopening on 01 June 2020 since Covid-19 closure, North West department of education MEC Mmaphefo Mastemela is visiting a school in Mmabatho to monitor the state of readiness.

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NW EDUCATION IS READY FOR THE REOPENING OF SCHOOLS

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela declared that the province is ready for the reopening of schools on 01 June 2020...

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MOCOSENG – A CHILD DROWNS IN A SEWAGE DRAINAGE

The North West Education department is saddened by the death of a 4-year-old boy who allegedly drowned in a school sewage drainage situated near Sejankabo Secondary School yard at Mocoseng Village in Mafikeng on Sunday, 17 May 2020...

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Moruleng – ADMINISTRATION BLOCK BURNT TO ASHES AT MACHAMA PRIMARY SCHOOL

The North West Education department is saddened by a burnt down administration block at Machama Primary School, at Manamakgoteng Village near Moruleng on Monday, 11 May 2020...

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STATEMENT ON FURTHER ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL MEASURES IN RESPONSE THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC

My Fellow South Africans, It is 25 days since South Africa began a nation-wide lockdown to contain the spread of the
coronavirus...

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NW EDUCATION DISTANCES ITSELF FROM CIRCULATING MESSAGES ABOUT THE REOPENING OF SCHOOLS

The North West Education department is distancing itself from circulating messages on social media and in other communication platforms about schools reopening on 6 May 2020...

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MEC MATSEMELA SHOCKED BY AN INCREASING RATE OF VANDALIZED SCHOOLS IN THE PROVINCE

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela was shocked by an increasing number of the vandalized schools in the province.

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Protect our schools

Protect our schools

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The 2020 school year amid the Covid -19

The 2020 school year amid the Covid -19

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2020 COVID-19 SCHOOL BREAK LEARNER INTERVENTION

2020 COVID 19 SCHOOL BREAK LEARNER INTERVENTION SCHEDULE OF RADIO LESSONS TIME: 19h30 - 20h00 Download : APRIL 2020 RADIO PRESENTERS

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World Health Day – 07 April

As we continue to reflect on COVID-19, let us also take into cognisance other health aspects of our lives.   Le us continue to maintain balance!

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Coping Tips during Lockdown #Covid19 Corona virus

Considering the sudden change of events in our country, as Employee Health and Wellness (EHW), we acknowledge the impact this might have on the holistic wellness of the employees...

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NW DEPARTMENTS ASSURES COMMUNITY THAT LEARNERS RECEIVING FOOD AT SCHOOL WILL BE AMONGST FAMILIES IDENTIFIED FOR FOOD PARCELS

The North West Education and Social Development departments assured communities that learners who normally receive food at school will be amongst families that will be identified for food parcels...

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FET

FET 2017  Accounting [ZIP] Agri Sciences[ZIP] Business Studies[ZIP] Economics[ZIP] History[ZIP] Life Orientation[ZIP] Life Sciences[ZIP] Mathematics[ZIP] Math Literacy[ZIP] Setswana[ZIP] Tech Math[ZIP]...

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Current Tenders in the Department

LTSM supply, packaging and delivery of Grade R Educational Toys for a contractual period of two (2) years at the four provincial districts.//
LTSM Supply, packaging and delivery of Engineering Graphic Design (EGD) kits in Technical schools at four provincial districts.

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Vacancy/Career in the Department

District Director – Bojanala District Services (Ref No: K31708)
Chief Director: Physical Resource (Infrastructure) Management (Ref no. K31751/1)
GIS Technologist: Sub-Directorate: Physical Resource and Facilities Planning (Ref no. K31751/2)

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Support Learning material for GET

Support Learning material for GET

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IMPLICATIONS OF ESCALATED MEASURES TO CURB COVID-19

On Monday, 23 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21 -day nationwide lockdown - set to begin effectively on midnight of Thursday, 26 March and end on midnight of Thursday, 16 April 2020...

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CONTAINMENT/MANAGEMENT OF COVID 19 FOR SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL COMMUNITIES

In accordance with the pronouncement by the President on 15 March 2020, schools will be closed from 18 March 2020 and will reopen on 14 April 2020...

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COVID-19 for schools and school communities

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) virus, and we are learning more about it every day. There is currently no vaccine to protect against COVID-19...

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THE 2020 ANNUAL QLTC SUMMIT

THE 2020 ANNUAL QLTC SUMMIT North West Department of Education under the leadership of Honourable MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela launched two...

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NW EDUCATION TO HOLD PROVINCIAL ATHLETICS COMPETITIONS

The North West Education department will be hosting the Provincial Athletics competitions for both primary and high school learners on 6 to 7 March 2020, at McArthur Stadium in Potchefstroom...

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NW Teacher served with a precautionary suspension letter after locking learners in a strong room

A deputy principal from Madiba-a-Tolwana Secondary School near Jericho has been served with a precautionary suspension letter after locking four boy-learners in a strong room on Wednesday, 03 March 2020 pending a formal investigation...

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NW DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HOST LEARNER PERFORMANCE INDABA

The Superintendent General for the North West Department of Education Mrs Stephinah Semaswe scheduled the 2020 Learner Performance Indaba for the 02nd of March , at Milner Secondary School in Klerksdorp...

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Promised school for Boikhutshong Community underway

Promised school for Boikhutshong Community underway North West Education MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela met with the community of Boikhutshong village near...

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A GRADE EIGHT LEARNER DIES AT KANANA SECONDARY SCHOOL

MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela conveyed her heartfelt condolences to the family of a Grade 8 learner who collapsed and died at Kanana Secondary School in Kanana Township, near Klerksdorp on Wednesday, 19 February 2020...

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MEC MATSEMELA CONGRATULATES NTA WINNERS

MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela congratulated all the winners of the 2019 National Teaching Awards who represented the province at a glittering event held at Soshanguve East Secondary school in Soshanguve near Pretoria on Saturday, 14 February 2020...

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Vryburg – Grade 6 NW learner raped on her way home

North Education MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela condemns with strongest terms the disturbing incident of rape of concerning a Grade 6 learner of Retladira Primary School in Vryburg which occurred on Tuesday, 28 January 2020.

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GRADE 9 LEARNER STABBED TO DEATH OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL YARD

The North West MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela was shocked to hear about an incident of an 18 years old learner who was stabbed to death outside the school premises of Kopanelo Secondary School at Shaleng Village near Khunwana on Friday, 17 January 2020...

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Examination Instruction 01 of 2020 – Discontinuation of MEO

Examination Instruction 01 of 2020 - Discontinuation of MEO

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VACANCIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. CORPORATE CENTRE & DISTRICTS

CIRCULAR No. 29 of 2019 VACANCIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. CORPORATE CENTRE & DISTRICTS Closing Date: 14 Feb 2020 ...read more

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NW Education ready for 2020 Academic Year

As schools reopen on Wednesday, 15 January 2020, the North West Department of Education is ready to welcome the 2020 cohort and carry on with teaching and learning this academic year...

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NORTH WEST RAISED THE BAR IN THE 2019 NSC RESULTS.

NORTH WEST RAISED THE BAR IN THE 2019 NSC RESULTS. The MEC for North West Department of Education Mmaphefo Lucy...

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Release of the October/November 2019 Grade 12 Results

RELEASE OF THE OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2019 GRADE 12 RESULTS, APPLICATION FOR RE-MARKING, RE-CHECKING OF THE OCT/NOV 2019 SCRIPTS, GRADE 12 NSC JUNE 2020...

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List of Responded Bidders

List of Responded Bidders Edu 11-19 NW/Edu 12-19 NW/Edu 13-19 NW/

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Vacancy Circular

Deputy Director: Office Support - Office of the HOD Ref. K31406/1 • Mmabatho BAS: Controller: Systems Control Ref. K31406/2 •...

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NW EDUCATION URGES SCHOOL PRINCIPALS TO RELEASE LEARNERS REPORT CARDS

As the 2019 academic year is drawing to a close, the North West Department of Education is instructing all schools to release all learner report cards...

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Vacancy Circular

Civil/Structural Engineer (OSD) • Ref.K31375/1 • Mmabatho Chief Quantity Surveyor: Programme Management (OSD) • Ref.K31375/2 • Mmabatho Electrical Engineer (OSD)...

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2019 NSC EXAMINATION FINISHED SMOOTHLY

The North West Education department MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela is excited that the 2019 National Senior Certificate examination writing finished smoothly across the province without any disruption...

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Examination Instruction 23/24 of 2019

Release of 2019 Gr 12 Result, Subject Change - 8th Subject

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Vacancy (District Director & Quantity Surveyor)

Vacancy (District Director & Quantity Surveyor)

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NW EDUCATION EXAMINATIONS RUNNING SMOOTHLY

MEC for Education in the North West province, Hon. Mmaphefo Matsemela declares smooth running of the examinations process across the Province...

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Tender advertisement – closing date 25 Nov 19

Tender advertisement - closing date 25 Nov 19 [Link]

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MATLOSANA GRADE 12 PARENTS TO BE REIMBURSED

MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela emphasized that parents who have paid for the Grade 12 study camps in Matlosana Sub – District, Klerksdorp area will be reimbursed after the department has conducted its own investigations on the matter...

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OFFICIAL HANDOVER OF THE MOBILE KITCHEN AND CRICKET FACILITY TO NW PROVINCE

The North West Department of Education signaled a warm welcome to the Department of Basic Education, Cricket South Africa, Senwes and National Lotteries Commission for partnering in delivering the Kitchen and Cricket Facility...

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MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR RIETPAN LEARNERS GOES AHEAD

Memorial service for the late eight learners of Reitpan near Zeerust went ahead as planned on Thursday, 24 October 2019 at Letlhakane Primary School...

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MISSING GRADE 2 LEARNER CONFIRMED DEAD

The North West Department of Education has received news of Kgothatso Molefe, a Grade 2 learner of Rampa Primary School in Tlhabane, Rustenburg who was reported missing on 04 July 2019 has been confirmed dead...

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MATRIC EXAMS IN THE NORTH WEST STARTS SMOOTHLY

The Province registered 39 954 candidates for the 2019 examinations who sat for the English first paper in 435 centres identified...

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2019 NW ENGLISH LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (NWELA) SYMPOSIUM

North West English Language Association(NWELA) is a provincial structure that was launched in the North West Province on the 31st of August 2018. NWELA is under the National Association of English Teachers of South Africa ( NAETSA) a brainchild of the minister of Basic Education, Mme Angie Motshegoa...

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REITPAN DEATH TOLL INCREASES TO EIGHT

Following the truck accident on Saturday that claimed seven lives of school going children, the death toll is said to have increased to eight when one child succumbed to fatal injuries on Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at Bophelong Hospital...

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Vacancy – Chief Director: Physical Resource (Infrastructure) Management

Chief Directorate: Physical Resource (Infrastructure) Management - Ref No. K31179

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A HORRIBLE ACCIDENT CLAIMS LIVES OF SEVEN LEARNERS IN ZEERUST

The North West Education department was shocked and devastated by the sad news that seven learners who were travelling from Borakalalo Village to Rietpan Village in a truck died in an accident wherein the driver lost control and hit the tree on Saturday, 19 October 2019...

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GRADE 12 LEARNER STABBED AT SCHOOL BY ANOTHER LEARNER

MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela condemned in strongest terms the stabbing of a Grade 12 learner (23 years old) by another Grade 12 learner (21 years old) which happened in the school premises of Kebonang Secondary School on Thursday, 17 October 2019, Mmabatho near Mafikeng...

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MEC MATSEMELA THANKS SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS

MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela thanked the 462 Secondary School Principals at a glittering face to face session held at Fields College Combined School at Rustenburg on Friday, 11 October 2019...

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MEC MATSEMELA CONDEMNS THE TORCHING OF LERUNTSE LESEDI SECONDARY

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela condemned in strongest terms the torching of a block of classrooms at Leruntse Lesedi Secondary School at Vrifwaaght Village near Delareyville...

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NW EDUCATION CELEBRATES WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY IN 2019

The Department joins the world in celebrating the World Teachers Day. The World Teachers Day in 2019, will be celebrated with the theme of, “Young Teachers: The future of the Profession”. The day provides the occasion to celebrate and to address some of the issues central in attracting and keeping the brightest minds and young talents in the profession...

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SAARMSTE NORTH WEST CHAPTER 2019 SEMINAR

The Department and the North-West University held the South African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE) seminar from 01- 02 October 2019 at International School of South Africa, in Mahikeng...

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NW EDUCATION READY FOR THE 2019 NSC FINAL EXAMINATIONS

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela confirmed with the officials of the department that the province is ready to write the final examinations for the 2019 National Senior Certificate and all other grades...

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MEC MATSEMELA CONGRATULATED THE 2019 MATH OLYMPIAD PARTICIPANTS

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela congratulated all schools which sacrificed their Saturday morning by taking part in the Maths Olympiad competition held at Maemo Motors in Rustenburg, on Saturday, 21 September 2019...

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Dr RUTH SEGOMOTSI MOMPATI 2019 DISTRICT NATIONAL TEACHING AWARDS CEREMONY

Dr RUTH SEGOMOTSI MOMPATI 2019 DISTRICT NATIONAL TEACHING AWARDS CEREMONY Dr Ruth S. Mompati District celebrated National Teaching Awards on...

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DR KENNETH KAUNDA DISTRICT NATIONAL TEACHING AWARD (NTA) 2019

DR KENNETH KAUNDA DISTRICT NATIONAL TEACHING AWARD (NTA) 2019 Dr Kenneth Kaunda District celebrated the last round of Districts NTA...

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SPELLING BEE AND READING CLUBS COMPETITION

SPELLING BEE AND READING CLUBS COMPETITION The Chief Directorate for Curriculum Management Services hosted Inspiring Provincial Spelling Bee Competition.Spelling Bee...

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2019 ARTS AND CULTURE SCHOOL FESTIVALS

2019 ARTS AND CULTURE SCHOOL FESTIVALS The School Enrichment Sub-Directorate has outdone themselves by hosting a prestigious two days Provincial...

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BOJANALA DISTRICT CELEBRATES 2019 NTA (National Teaching Awards)

BOJANALA DISTRICT CELEBRATES 2019 NTA The Platinum District Bojanala celebrated its annual NTA on Friday, 13 September 2019. Teachers who...

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MEC MATSEMELA APPLAUDS THE SANTACO BOJANALA REGION

MEC MATSEMELA APPLAUDS THE SANTACO BOJANALA REGION The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela applauded the South African National Taxi...

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MEC MATSEMELA LAUNCHED “NGWANA SEJO WA TLHAKANELWA” CAMPAIGN

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela at a well attended event, launched the “Ngwana Sejo Wa Tlhakanelwa” campaign at Victory Church near Mafikeng, on Thursday, 05 September 2019...

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MEC MATSEMELA CONGRATULATES THE WINNER OF 2019 ISPA SUPERTEACHER AWARDS

In closing Women’s Month MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela wishes to congratulate Ms Dimakatso Sefora of Saron Primary School in Rustenburg who won the 2019 ISPA SuperTeacher of the Year competition held at the Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre in Bryanston, Johannesburg on Monday, 30 August 2019...

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PARENTS INSISTS THAT LEARNERS SHOULD GO BACK TO CLASS AT ONKGOPOTSE TIRO COMPREHENSIVE

Parents of learners at Onkgopotse Tiro Comprehensive spoke in one voice during the urgent meeting called by the School Governing Body that all learners should go back to class as from Wednesday, 28 August 2019...

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MEC MATSEMELA CONDEMNS THE DISRUPTION OF LESSONS AT ONKGOPOTSE TIRO COMBINED SCHOOL

MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela condemns in strongest terms the disruption of learning and teaching caused by learners at Onkgopotse Tiro Combined, near Mafikeng which started on Monday, 19 August 2019 until to date...

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Lists of Responded Bidders for Fencing Bids ( EDU 02-19 NW to EDU 07-19 NW)

1. SUPPLY AND ERECTION SECURITY FENCE AT DIKELEDI MAKAPAN PRIMARY SCHOOL AT BOJANALA DISTRICT - Edu07/19 2. SUPPLY AND ERECTION...

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MEC MATSEMELA APPLAUDS SAPS FOR BUILDING ABLUSIONS FACILITIES AT DIRANG PRIMARY

The North West Education, MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela applauded the good gesture displayed by the members of the National South African Police Service by building 16 toilets at Dirang Primary School, Klipgat Township on Friday, 16 August 2019...

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MEC MATSEMELA INSTRUCTS INFRASTRUCTURE OFFICIALS TO SPEED UP DELIVERY OF SCHOOLS

MEC MATSEMELA INSTRUCTS INFRASTRUCTURE OFFICIALS TO SPEED UP DELIVERY OF SCHOOLS The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela in no...

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13 LEARNERS INVOLVED IN A HORRIBLE ACCIDENT

MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela was shocked to learn about a horrible accident which involved 13 learners who were travelling to school in a bakkie between Matsheng and Kokomeng Villages near Taung on Wednesday, 21 August 2019...

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SUPPLY CHAIN – SCM

SUPPLY CHAIN - SCM Pre Auditing of SCM Process Provincial Treasury instruction note 5 of 2018 2019 http://desd.nwpg.gov.za/?page_id=768

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Examinations Instructions 11-15 of 2019

Examinations Instructions 11-15 of 2019 http://desd.nwpg.gov.za/?page_id=354

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LEARNERS INVOLVED IN A HEAD ON COLLISION ACCIDENT

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela was shocked to be informed about a terrible head on collision accident which involved learners who were travelling in two Quantum taxis between Jouberton Township and Ellaton in Klerksdorp on Tuesday, 13 August 2019...

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MEC MATSEMELA HAILS A THREE YEAR SENTENCE OF A PARENT WHO ASSAULTED A TEACHER AT SCHOOL

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela hailed the three year sentence passed by the Mogwase Magistrate Court to a parent who assaulted a teacher at a court hearing held on Monday, 12 August 2019...

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NW TO HOST THE PROVINCIAL DIALOGUE ON THE MIGRATION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT 

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela will be hosting and leading the Provincial Dialogue on the Migration of Early Childhood Development functions from the Department of Social Development to the Department of Education...

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Release of the NSC/ASC Results

Release of the NSC/ASC Results 2019

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RESPONSIVE BIDDERS TO BID INVITATION EDU01-19 NW

RESPONSIVE BIDDERS TO BID INVITATION EDU01-19 NW... read more

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MORAL REGENERATION A SOLUTION TO SOCIETAL CHALLENGES AFFECTING EDUCATION

MORAL REGENERATION A SOLUTION TO SOCIETAL CHALLENGES AFFECTING EDUCATION The North West Department of Education and the provincial Office of...

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ANOTHER MOBILE CLASSROOM SET ALIGHT AT BLYDEVILLE

The North West Education MEC, Mmapahefo Matsemela was shocked and dismayed by the burning of a mobile classroom at Rekgonne Secondary School in Blydeville Township near Lichtenburg on Monday, 06 August 2019...

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NW EDUCATION WORKPLACE SKILLS PLAN – July 2019

NW EDUCATION WORKPLACE SKILLS PLAN - July 2019 NW DOE WSP July 2019

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MINISTER MOTSHEKGA VISITS NW

During her roadshow to welcome her new MECs, Minister Angie Motshekga stopped by the North West province to congratulate and welcome MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela in the education sector at a meeting that was held at Oom Paul Special school in Rustenburg on Friday, 02 2019...

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READING TO BE MADE FASHIONABLE IN NW – MEC MATSEMELA

Today - Education MEC in the North West Province Mmaphefo Matsemela has met with the management of Bojanala District at J.M. Ntsime Secondary School as part of her continuous engagement sessions in all four district...

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BULLYING AND GANGSTERISM IN SCHOOLS

The North West Education MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela emphasized that schools when admitting learners, should follow the admission policy of the department...

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NW EDUCATION BIDS FAREWELL TO A LEARNER FROM MOJAMORAGO PRIMARY

The Department joined the Moshawana community in Mafikeng to bid farewell, to Kebareng Mokoto a Grade 6 learner from Mojamorago Primary school on Saturday, 27 July 2019...

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MEC MATSEMELA CONVEYS HER CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OF A TEACHER SHOT ON HER WAY TO WORK

MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela was shocked and saddened to hear about the untimely death of a Grade 12 teacher, who was allegedly shot dead at Tlhabane West, Rustenburg on Tuesday, 23 July 2019...

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MEC MATSEMELA CONGRATULATES THE 2019 ABC MOTSEPE SASCE WINNERS

Mmaphefo Matsemela thanked and congratulated all the schools from the province which took part in the 2019 ABC Motsepe South African Schools Eisteddfod (SASCE)...

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Circular 11 of 2019 – Learner Registration for 2020

Department Circular 11 of 2019 on Learner Registration for 2020

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MEC Matsemela congratulates Edward Mothibi for winning the 2019 comrades marathon

10 June 2019,  Durban - The North West Education and Sport Development MEC, Mmaphefo Matsemela congratulated Edward

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NW Education MEC condemns employees from participating in corrupt activities

06 June 2019,  In her interaction with corporate staff at Mmabatho Civic Centre on Wednesday, 05 June 2019 MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela gave a firm word of warning to all officials not to engage

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NW Education announces commencement of Learner registration campaign

05 June 2019,  The Education and Sport Development Department in the North West province under political leadership of MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela has begun its annual learner registration

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MEC Matsemela hits the ground running

04 June 2019,  The newly appointed North West Department of Education, MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela started her work on a high note by conducting an introductory meeting with the

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MEC Lehari conveys his condolences to the Mafora family

21 May 2019,  The North West Education and Sport Development MEC, Sello Lehari was shocked and saddened to learn about the untimely death of Odirile Mafora (9 years) a Grade 5 learner

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Two Learners died in a road accident

14 May 2019,  The North West Education and Sport Development MEC, Sello Lehari conveyed his message of condolences to the families of the two learners who died in a bus accident which

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NW Education to implement resolutions on the summit to address challenges of school safety

14 March 2019,  The North West Education and Sport Development MEC, Sello Lehari highlighted that the department will implement

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MEC Lehari to congratulate the 2019 NTA winners

14 March 2019,  The North West Education and Sport Development MEC, Sello Lehari is set to congratulate the 2019

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NW Education and Sport development hosts QLTC Awards

11 March 2019,  The Department of Education and Sport Development in the North West province had on Saturday, 24 March

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NW Education to host a Provincial School Safety Summit

08 March 2019,  The North West Education and Sport Development have experienced a huge volume of incidents that threatened

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MEC Lehari condemns a message circulating on social media

24 February 2019,  The North West Education and Sport Development MEC, Sello Lehari wishes to condemn in its strongest terms the

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MEC Lehari conveys his condolences to the Kole family

17 January 2019,  The North West Education and Sport Development MEC, Sello Lehari conveys his heartfelt condolences to the Kole

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NW Education obtains fourth position in the 2018 NSC

09 January 2019,  The North West Education and Sport Development department scoops the fourth position

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NW Education condemns any form of racism in Schools

09 January 2019.  The North West Education and Sport Development MEC, Sello Lehari condemns in its strongest terms any form of

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NW education ready for the grade 12 exams

The North West department of Education and Sport Development confirmed their readiness for the Grade 12 examinations, which will start...

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First Day of matric examination a success

The North West Education and Sport Development confirmed that the first day of the matric examination went smooth without any...

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NSC Examinations conclude well in the NW

With the final papers being written on Wednesday, November 28th, it’s officially pens down for the National Senior Certificate (NSC)...

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NSC Examinations conclude well in the NW

With the final papers being written on Wednesday, November 28th, it’s officially pens down for the National Senior Certificate (NSC)...

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NW School bags a win on national sport awards

(L-R) Mr. Harry Aphane ( Sports SA Exec),  Ms. Matshepo Mabokela (coach) and school principal Rebecca Masote). Mini-bus and trailer given...

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MEC Lehari visits Examination centres

In a quest to obtain fair commentary on the 2018 year end results, MEC for Education and Sport Development in the North West, Sello Lehari assumed monitoring

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NW Educator dies in a horrible accident

The North West department of Education and Sport Development is devastated by the death of one educator who died in a horrible accident

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Examinations continue smoothly in the NW

The North West Department of Sports Development is proud to announce that the 2018 final examinations are going smoothly with no incidents..

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Bojanala district dominates at the 19th provincial NTA

Bojanala District stole the show during the 19th Provincial National Teaching Awards ceremony by obtaining top positions in seven categories...

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