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The Basic Education Employment Employment Initiative has been hailed as the biggest public employment programme in the country. The Basic Education Department Deputy Director General discusses how far the programme has come as well as its current state.


The Department of Basic Education has recently released the final version of the school calendar for 2022. The calendar gives more details on how the department will break down the 43 week-long school year between all schools in inland and coastal provinces.


The Department of Education has finally came through for everyone interested in the teacher assistant posts. They have now shared the highly anticipated information through its social platforms for the interested candidates to apply. 
 


Department of Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, recently visited a vaccine center to receive her jab on Tuesday. Both her and the Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzimande, are now vaccinated.


The Department of Basic Education and teachers unions are still debating about whether primary school pupils should return the school full-time. Many say it is not worth as there have been talks of a third wave, while others say it is needed. 


There are discussions in play regarding school allowing all learners to attend full time. The current rotational approach to schooling is proving to be unsustainable for students learning and too much learning time is being lost. 


The Department of Basic Education (DBE) will now hold consultations on the openings of the 2021 school year as we still experience this pandemic. They will be monitoring schools to check whether they are ready to reopen and to also ensure that it can be done safely.


The wait for results is almost over for the Class of 2017 as Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is set to announce the outcomes of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination this evening. Below the article, you will find the codes to get your results via SMS and USSD.


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