Since COVID-19 pandemic started, parents have been considering the option of homeschooling their children instead of sending them to traditional schools where they may be exposed to the virus. However, even though homeschooling may seem like the perfect choice, their children may be faced with certain challenges such as the lack of social interaction and learning how to deal with it.
Now that the country is seeing high increases in cases as we tackle the second Covid wave, parents have started asking questions when it comes to their childrens' schooling. Will the rotational timetable for school attendance remain in place?
The Department of Basic Education recently presented the findings of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2019, this shows how South African learners have been faring in comparison to the rest of the world.
More than 1 million candidates were registered to write the final matric exams this year. Now that the exams have come to an end, the department is certain that its efforts had a positive impact on learners.