Pages tagged "Education"


Transforming the economy begins with placing greater focus on diverse basic and tertiary education that links to industry needs

For the ACDP, transformation of the economy means greater inclusivity and not exclusivity as we have seen in the past and present.

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ACDP devastated by report of stabbing of a grade one learner and sends heartfelt condolences

ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said today that “the ACDP is devastated by reports of the stabbing to death of a grade one learner at Dikeledi Makapan Primary School, in Makapanstad, in the North West Province.”

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ACDP says vocational training must become the official ‘developmental mandate’ of all large state-owned companies

Economic empowerment or equal access to job opportunities for all South Africans - few would disagree - starts with achieving and maintaining quality education across rural and urban divides and across all areas from the most affluent to the most impoverished.

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ACDP extends best wishes to all learners, especially Grade 12’s during exams

ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley, on behalf of the ACDP has wished all learners, especially Grade 12 learners, every success with final preparation and writing of exams.

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ACDP commends teachers for choosing this challenging career

As we acknowledge World Teachers Day tomorrow, 5 October 2018, the ACDP has huge respect and appreciation for educators and commends teachers in South Africa and around the globe for choosing this challenging career.

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ACDP says response to shockingly violent incidents in schools inadequate

Responding to the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old teacher by a learner in the North West and the pointing of a gun at a teacher by a learner in Gauteng, ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley today said that: “The response to the shockingly violent incidents taking place in our schools is inadequate”.

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Basic Education Department wasting money by promulgating Home Education Policy prematurely

ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “The Department of Basic Education (DBE) will be wasting money if the Minister promulgates the Policy on Home Education prematurely.

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Home Education policy unworkable in practice

The ACDP has come out in support of the Home Education community and shares many of their concerns which include among other things, that home education under the current Act is treated as a form of independent education and that aspects of the draft policy are measures appropriate to public education.

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CSE is sexual social engineering experiment using children as guinea pigs

ACDP Deputy President, Councillor Wayne Thring, said in Johannesburg today that "the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has taken a decision to oppose the introduction of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) into the curriculum of our South African Schools."

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ACDP calls for public participation process on content of proposed sex education curriculum

ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today called on the Departments of Basic and Higher Education “to conduct a public participation process for all stakeholders to deliberate on the content of any proposed sex education curriculum. 

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