President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured parents that the health and safety of learners and students would be of paramount importance as government prepares to reopen schools and institutes of higher education in lockdown level 3.
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.
With just a week to go until Grade 7 and 12 learners return to the classroom under level 3 of lockdown, preparations are underway at schools across the country to ensure the safe return of pupils, come 1 June 2020.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) play an important role in identifying the skills needs of every economic sector in the country.
Learners across the country will today sit for their final 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.
Learners at the Isaac More Primary School in Atteridgeville were on Friday taught about the rules of the road as part of a “Safe Scholar” learner road safety initiative.
Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says learners should explore the vast range of careers in the tourism industry.
The Gauteng Department of Education has reminded parents and guardians that today is the cut-off date to apply for placement for their children in public schools across the province for the 2017 academic year.