The Gauteng education department has reduced the number of unplaced pupils from 34,358 to 29,862 for grades 1 and 8 for next year.
Schools would also employ their own safety and disciplinary measures to manage pupils at school, while appealing to parents to take responsibility for their children by:
The Gauteng education department’s call centre for 2020 school admissions has been bombarded by people who have forgotten the passwords they use on the online portal used to secure a place at schools for their children.
Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has released new statistics focusing on the Multiple Examination Opportunity (MEO) matric exams.
First introduced in November 2016, the MEO exams allowed struggling matric students to complete their examinations over two years.
Should teachers be educating children on the nitty-gritty of sex?
That is the debate in SA at the moment and there are mixed feelings when it comes to the Comprehensive Sex Education programme touted to be introduced in schools from 2020.