Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) helps learners to concentrate better and perform well at school.
Many developing countries have had to evaluate their programmes aimed at stimulating and sustaining economic growth and development.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says a significant announcement relating to deliberations on the national minimum wage will be made in the coming months.
Government has set aside R16.3 billion towards higher education, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday.
Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela says the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has created over 11 000 jobs over the past three years through various initiatives.
The process to develop a new funding model to help poor and the so-called “missing middle” students is underway.
The Presidency says President Jacob Zuma regrets the erroneous statement he made last month where he said Africa was the biggest continent on earth.
President Jacob Zuma has appointed a Commission of Inquiry to look into the broader issues affecting the funding of higher education.
Government has begun process of establishing fifteen Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges across the country, says the Presidency.
Government, working with universities, is exploring various options to meet the commitment made by President Jacob Zuma of a zero percent increase in university fees in 2016, the Presidency said on Sunday.