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Schools can’t be closed forever: Health Minister Zweli Mkhize

7 July 2020, 11:30 AM

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says although there is an increasing number of learners getting infected with COVID-19, schools cannot close forever. He says South Africans have to learn to coexist with the virus.

Motshekga worried dropout rates will spike this year

6 July 2020, 4:11 PM

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.

Teachers’ Union insists school reopening should be delayed

31 May 2020, 3:49 PM

Teacher union, the National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of South Africa (NAPTOSA), insists that the re-opening of schools should be delayed as many schools are still not ready to accommodate learners.

Mixed reactions to re-opening of schools in KwaZulu-Natal

21 May 2020, 6:27 AM

Parents in KwaZulu-Natal have expressed mixed reactions to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s announcement that schools will re-open on June 1 for Grades 7 and 12.

SA First Forum against reopening of schools

19 May 2020, 12:46 PM

The South African First Forum has objected to the reopening of the schools until a proper plan for the safety of the learners and teachers is in place.



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