The Gauteng Education Department is looking to employ "young and dynamic" teachers after thousands of educators in the province have applied to either work from home or exit the system indefinitely for fear of COVID-19.
Schools in Gauteng recorded an 85% attendance of learners and educators for the first day of reopening of schools on Monday.
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.
Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu and Gauteng acting MEC for Social Development Panyaza Lusufi are today visiting several social grant payment points across Pretoria, as part of efforts to monitor the payment of grants, under the current 21-day COVID-19 national lockdown.
The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has postponed the opening of the online admissions applications from 13 May 2019 to 20 May 2019.
The Gauteng Department of Education has opened a new school in Soweto worth more than R57 million in an effort to ensure state-of-the-art infrastructure is provided to previously under-serviced communities.
Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi has on behalf of national and provincial government extended sincere condolences to the families of learners who died after a walkway collapsed at Hoërskool Driehoek in Vanderbijlpark on Friday morning.
South Africa must move beyond the era of exclusively preserving quality healthcare for those with deep pockets, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has sent a stern warning to the communities who vandalise schools during service delivery protests, saying that government will not come back and rebuild another school for them.