Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has launched the Matric Catchup programme that will make use of various broadcast platforms to help learners. Four hours of lessons will be available on television every day.
The Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga says there’s not going to be a pass one, pass all rule for learners at the end of 2020 due to the disruption in this academic year because of the COVID-19 pandemic
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has warned that the effects of the coronavirus pandemic will be with schools for at least three years.
Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of a school break.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is expected to meet with unions on Wednesday morning to discuss issues including the closure of schools ahead of the COVID-19 peak in the country.
Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga says the department will be giving parents school work every two weeks, to make it easier for them to teach their children at home.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is concerned that dropout rates will spike in 2020. The Minister says while they have put in a lot of work into curbing the number of children who drop out of school over the years, this year may reverse the gains made.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will visit a few schools in Midrand, north of Johannesburg on Monday morning, to monitor their adherence to COVID-19 protocols, as the second phase of learners return to school.
The National Teachers’ Union (Natu) says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga was lax in her detail of how the department intends to increase the number of teachers at school, as more grades are set to resume learning on Monday.
The National Professional Teachers Oganisation (Naptosa) says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has failed to outline a plan to provide psycho-social support for learners and teachers in the midst of rising coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country.