Advertisement

 

DBE


The Congress of South African Students are threatening to close down private schools and have now resorted to protesting outside of a school. 


The closing date for learners to apply for matric supplementary exams, is said to leave very little time for them to apply and now the Department of Basic Education is being urged to extend the deadline. 


After many complaints and reports surfaced of education assistants not being paid, the Department of Basic Education has now responded and addressed what is to happen with these payments.


The Department of Basic Education has postponed the reopening of public and independent schools due to the rise in COVID-19 infections.


SABC Education has called for the matrics of 2020 to register to receive their final results as the marking of the matric exams are coming to an end. 


Mark capturing for this years National Senior Certificate exams have now begun. The department is said to be days ahead of schedule during this years matric marking season.


With the department nearing the end of this years Matric marking session, they are said to be ahead of schedule which further motivates there being no delay in the release of results.


Following the Department of Basic Education's announcement that schools will be opening on 15 February, some schools have chosen to ignore this and are having learners back. MEC Panyaza Lesufi has now pledged to combat this issue.


Matric exam markers in the Free State are fearful to return to marking centres after eight markers tested positive for the coronavirus at seven different venues. 


The Department of Basic Education recruited around 300 000 South African youths as education assistants. Now, many have said that they still haven't received payment. Various questions are now being raised when it comes to this initiative.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement