Lesufi defends ‘fail’ website

Lesufi defends ‘fail’ website

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: Itumeleng English / African News Agency (ANA)

GDE official Vusi Khoza explained that it took the department six years to gather content for the pupils to use and not to develop the website.

The Gauteng department of education (GDE) fired back at critics of its new e-learning platform yesterday, saying that it did not need security for its website and that their focus was on the quality of the website’s content. The department launched its new online Content Platform at Soshanguve East Secondary School yesterday, in a step towards the vision of a paperless classroom in the province. MEC Panyaza Lesufi joined GDE officials as they presented the new platform to eager pupils. Lesufi also addressed critics and said: “Before I even launched (the website), they said this thing is old, it’s obsolete,...




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