A school in Port Elizabeth is now being shut down by parents as protests, burning tyres and song included, continue over infrastructure issues. The School Governing Body believes that the district office is stealing the schools's money.
Now that schools are reopening there have been calls for the Department of Basic Education to address the inequalities in education as they have especially been brought to light due to the effects of Covid-19.
Umalusi, the council in charge of quality assurance for education, has to approve the Matric results for release. Even with leaks in the 2020 Matric examinations, Umalusi has approved the release of the results.