Schools Given New Lockdown Regulations
School rules have been updated for learners across the country. Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga released a gazette, explaining the new changes.
The updated gazette details the department's decision to relax regulations at schools, allowing learners to take part in extra mural activities and sports.
The following activities can now take place, provided that no spectators are present and Covid-19 guidelines are followed:
- Sports matches (contact and non-contact sports)
- Extracurricular activities
- Physical education
- School sports tournaments (inter-school, district, provincial and national)
The number of people in a venue has been limited, with a maximum of 250 people being allowed in indoor venues and 500 people being allowed in outdoor venues.
This limit includes all participants, referees, volunteers, media and any broadcasting team.
The Department's Chief Director of Communications & Media, Elijah Mhlanga said the updated gazette is in line with the new lockdown regulations for the country.
"Every time there's an adjustment, we also look at our own directions which guide schools on how to conduct different activities in schools and then we consult and then go out with the new directions which then provide leadership and guidance on schools regarding the different activities"
Mhlanga said the guidelines were developed with the possibility of a third wave of Covid-19 in mind. The Department follows regulations in the Disaster Management Act.
He noted that some teachers have been complaining about the rotational timetable the department put in place in 2020. The department is now working on a plan to make learners attend school on the same day.
The focus of the plan will be on primary school learners, who have mostly been impacted by the rotational timetable system.
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