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The South African Social Security Agency has urged citizens and beneficiaries not to believe wide-spreading messages encouraging people to apply for the R350 SRD grant. The grant is currently unavailable until further official notice of its reinstatement by Sassa.


Relief washed over many parents after it was said that Early Childhood Development centres would remain open during Level 4 lockdown. Schools in the country have now been closed for the winter break.


The school rotational system seemed like the good idea at the begin of the pandemic but, schools have found the new system to be failing. Learners are facing long-term learning and development issues because of the on and off rotational system. 


This internship position will prepare an individual for a wide variety of possible scenarios within a research environment where a transdisciplinary approach is taken towards project planning, data gathering, dissemination and development of community-integrated interventions.


The level of unemployment amongst social work graduates is a major concern. Government now seeks to address this with social development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, saying that more graduates will be absorbed into the system.


Social Development decided to use R496 million to assist the Early Childhood Development sector as part of their relief measures to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on the sector.

 

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