Minister Angie Motshekga To Speak On Schools

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The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, is expected to take to the stand tomorrow to provide the country with an update on schooling while we battle a pandemic. We are also under a month away from Matric final exams.


As we inch closer and closer to the final Matric exams and still live alongside a global pandemic, we should be hearing some updates on schooling in South Africa on Friday.

Angie Motshekga, the Minister of Basic Education, will be hosting a conference to address the media and general public on developments in her sector.

The briefing is set to take place at 2PM on Friday afternoon.

The Department of Basic Education released a statement saying:

Basic Education Minister, Mrs Angie Motshekga, will hold a media briefing to provide an update on the basic education sector's response to the impact of Covid-19 on schooling as the countdown to Matric examinations continues.

The Class of 2021 will commence with their final Matric exams on 27 October with it ending on 7 December. 

The Department of Basic Education also launched the second round of the Basic Education Employment Initiative which sees unemployed youth being recruited to fill education and school assistants roles across schools in South Africa.

Applications are currently open and will close on 10 October. Click here to find out how you can apply.


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