Motshekga’s lockdown plans for pupils

Motshekga’s lockdown plans for pupils


The education department has several interventions in place to make sure schooling continues, even over the airwaves. The bad news is that the millions of children depending on school feeding schemes will have to fend for themselves.

The country might be on a lockdown for the next 21 days, but pupils will be able to get through their curriculum, thanks to several measures implemented by the department of basic education. Minister Angie Motshekga detailed how pupils would continue to get their education during the lockdown. Schools have been shut since 18 March 2020, after President Cyril Ramaphosa declared the Covid-19 outbreak in the country a national state of disaster. Pupils and teachers were expected to return to school on 14 April 2020, but this has changed pending the declaration of the lockdown. In the interim, pupils will...




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