Preparations to lay Bhisho learner Lathitha Nako are at an advanced stage
As today marks a week since the Eastern Cape Department of Education learnt about the untimely passing away of the16 year old Bhisho High school Grade 10 learner, Lathitha Nako allegedly due to bullying.
Date: 27 November 2021
Zizi Kodwa visits Bhisho High School
The purpose of the visit by the Deputy Minister follows an incident where Lathitha Nako, a 16 year old grade 10 learner from the school, allegedly committed suicide as result of being bullied by other learners.
Date: 23 November 2021
COSAS in the Eastern Cape learnt with shock the passing of a Bhisho High School learner
COSAS Eastern Cape PEC stance on the recent passing of a learner at Bhisho High School as a result of ill-treatment and bullying.
Date: 21 November 2021
Virtual summit hosted to transfer ECD services
The Eastern Cape Department of Education in collaboration with Social Development held a virtual summit at the Mandla Makapula Leadership Institute in East London on 11 November 2021.
Author: Cheera-Dee Robinson
Date: 12 November 2021
ECDoE and ECDSD joint statement on ECD Function Shift
This Function Shift will see about 2556 ECD Centres in the Eastern Cape being migrated from the Department of Social Development to the Department of Education as part of the function shift process.
Date: 11 November 2021
EC Summit to transfer ECD functions to Education
Social Development Department Minister Lindiwe Zulu, Social Development MEC Siphokazi Lusithi and Department of Education MEC Fundile Gade will lead a stakeholder engagement summit towards the transfer of the Early Childhood Development functions from Department of Social Development to the Department of Education.
Date: 10 November 2021
Statement on alleged irregular payment of Grade R Educators
The Eastern Cape Department of Education MEC, Fundile Gade has learnt with shock innuendos allegedly spread by one of the departmental employees, Ms Mantombi Mliswa about the irregular payment of Grade R educators by the provincial administration of the department ignoring set norms and standards by the Department of Public Service and Administration.
Date: 08 November 2021
Eastern Cape's Anti-Violence in schools launch campaign
The Eastern Cape Department of Education Head of Department, Dr Naledi Mbude together with MEC for Eastern Cape Department of Education, Fundile Gade attended the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) Anti-Violence in schools campaign launch held at Bhisho High School in Bhisho under the theme, "I am a school fan."
Author: Thando Ngcume
Date: 03 November 2021