Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga

No plans at the moment to close schools: Motshekga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says her department does not have any plans at the moment to close schools. The Minister says those that are planning to shut down schools forcefully will be dealt with by law enforcement. On the site visit to various schools in Limpopo, Motshekga says parents[…]

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SA schools reopen amid covid-19 concerns

Nationally schools have welcomed back Grade 7 and 12 pupils under new health protocols on Monday. Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga briefed the nation on Sunday afternoon on the plan for schools to finally reopen after a fitful process to get them fully prepared to fight the coronavirus pandemic[…]

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Grade 9 may be an exit point for schooling

Grade 9 may soon be an exit point for schooling as the Department of Basic Education works on introducing a general education certificate. During her address at the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union congress at the Nasrec Expo Centre on Thursday, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said a draft framework[…]

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Ramaphosa congratulates matric class of 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the matric class of 2018 for keeping the pass rate above 70%. On Thursday evening Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that the overall 2018 pass rate, with progressed pupils included, stands at 78.2%. This was a 3.1 percentage point improvement from the 75.1% achieved in[…]

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