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.
The marking of matric exams has been concluded, and the Basic Education Department says it’s now busy with the capturing and verification of the marks.
Pupils at the centre of 2015 mass copying scandal are fighting for their matric results for all subjects to be released.