The National School Governing Body Associations together with teacher unions are calling for the postponement of the reopening of schools.
Concern has been raised by some educators, parents and governing bodies regarding the Basic Education Department’s planned Life Orientation curriculum that will be implemented in 2020.
Teachers’ union Suid-Afrikaanse Onderwysers Unie or SAOU is threatening to boycott amendments to the life orientation curriculum expected to be implemented in 2020.
Efforts to find a solution to the standoff over the Gauteng’s online school registration for 2020 continue. On Monday, the process was postponed to 20 May, 2019 after some lobby groups expressed unhappiness about various aspects of the system.
The DA has been barred from inspecting Hoerskool Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg, after hearing that it is another disaster waiting to happen.