Schools will reopen on 8 June 2020 for grade 7 and 12 learners to allow for the orientation and training of teachers.
Basic Education Minster Angie Motshekga says while most schools are ready for the reopening of schools to grade 7 and 12 learners - her department will not allow schools to reopen if the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) is not available.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will this week announce the department’s preparations with regards to the reopening of schools.
While there is no definite date on when the 2020 academic year for the post-school education and training (PSET) sector will conclude, government has assured the country that no student will be left behind.
The Department of Basic Education has clarified that only senior officials in the education sector will return to work on 4 May to prepare for the eventual reopening of schools.
When Grade 7 and 12 learners return to schools on the proposed date of 1 June 2020, school as they knew it, will be a thing of the past.
Today is the last day for those 2017 matriculants who still need to register for the supplementary examinations, to do so.
The 2017 National Senior Certificate (NSC) overall pass rate is 75.1%, Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga announced on Thursday evening.
It's been an emotional few days for bereaved learners, teachers and the community of Sokhulimi Village, in Mpumalanga, as they mourn the death of eighteen learners and two adults, who died in a tragic accident in Bronkhorstspruit, on Friday.