KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu says officials implicated in corruption regarding the supply of over R4 million worth of sanitary towels at schools in the province have been suspended.
The Basic Education Department will on Thursday begin to consult education stakeholders on keeping schools open as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the country.
The Department of Basic Education says at the moment there is no necessity to close down schools in the country and that the situation is being monitored closely.
The Department of Education in the Free State has disputed claims by the Congress of South African Students that their meeting – over coronavirus safety protocols at schools – was not fruitful.
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Education activists are taking government to court for allegedly backtracking on the National School Nutrition Programme. Equal Education and school governing bodies (SGBs) from two Limpopo schools have launched an urgent application in the High Court in Pretoria in a bid to force government to reinstate the programme for all eligible learners not just those in grade 7 and 12 amid the lockdown.
The Gauteng Education Department is embarking on a massive recruitment drive to get substitute teachers. This as Grade 7 and 12 learners prepare to return to school on June 1.
The Northern Cape Education Department says a total of 338 of the 557 schools in the province have been disinfected.
The School Governing Body (SGB) at Ramalawane High School at Phoshiri village in Ga-Mphahlele in Limpopo wants the Education Department to solve problems at the school before the reopening.
The Limpopo Department of Education has advised School Management Teams not to report for duty on Monday.