The Department of Basic Education has urged parents to support their children during this exam season.
The Basic Education Department is at pains to clarify that its proposed General Education Certificate (GEC) for grade nine learners does not mean the end of their education.
Members of the public have reacted with outrage to the pictures that the Basic Education Department Spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga posted on his Twitter page in an apparent bid to promote reading.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has distanced her department and reading initiative, the ‘Read to Lead’ campaign, from a series of semi naked pictures of women posted on Twitter.
The Basic Education Department has urged parents to support their children’s learning by encouraging good school attendance.