16.1.2021 10:21 am
Some independent schools opened this week, but the majority are due to reopen on 18 January.
While independent schools have made a decision to turn to online learning after the opening of schools was postponed, at least one school in Johannesburg seems to be an outlier.
Schools that have already opened will have to close.
It remains unclear whether basic education’s academic calendar year will go ahead as initially planned.
Teachers say classrooms are better for learning than online process.
‘Please note that Milnerton High School does not have a TikTok account.’
Markers who were in contact with her were also tested and released from the marking centre while they await results..
The union raised concern over many teachers who succumbed to the virus while many were too ill, resulting in severe shortage of teachers.
Survey shows that 53% of adults think schools should not reopen until the current situation with Covid-19 improves.
The national coronavirus command council has proposed that schools should open on 15 February instead of 27 January.
Public schools are expected to open on 27 January, but a final decision is expected soon.
If school is forced to pay massive bill it may be forced to close its doors, says principal.
The organisation said it was aware that many pupils did not have access to internet, smartphones or printers for distance learning.
“The National Coronavirus Command Council is dealing with this issue, and we will provide guidance on this matter in the coming days,” Ramaphosa said.
‘Social distancing in place in marking rooms’, says the department of basic education.