Education expert Mary Metcalfe says basic protocols of preventing the spread of the coronavirus should be maintained even when the country moves to Alert Level 1 lockdown.
Basic Education Deputy Minister Reginah Mhaule says the department is doing all it can to make the needs of learners in all special schools in the country its priority.
The Department of Basic Education has dismissed reports that some schools are without running water.
The Gauteng Education department is expecting 1.5 million learners to return to school on Monday.
The Basic Education Department says parents have the option to home school their children or seek to place them at a public school. This is in response to reports that some private schools are expelling learners over unpaid fees.
As part of PanSALB’s new language awareness campaign, the month of August has been chosen for the celebration of English. It’s a time to reflect on its fascinating history as well as on the ways in which the language touches and enriches our lives.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says only 70% of the curriculum will be covered this year and it may be a tall order.
Congress of the People (COPE) says it welcomes the decision by the Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise to allow an urgent debate next month on the state of education in South Africa.
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.