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Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga speaking at media briefing

After completing the final matric exams, the class of 2021 can expect to receive their results in January 2022. This follows an announcement made by the Department of Basic Education, revealing when marking will be taking place and the date that the Minister will be announcing the national results.

learners in matric 2020 class sitting in exam room

With the final matric exams less than 3 weeks away, over 700 000 full time candidates are counting down the days until they write the biggest exams of their school career. The Department of Basic Education held a media briefing on Friday to unpack its readiness for the final exams.

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga

With learners set to return to school next week, the Department of Basic Education is expected to address parents and learners about changes they can expect. 

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi receiving a vaccine jab

Teacher unions have taken over day 2 of the Basic Education sector's vaccine rollout 

Minister Motshekga receiving vaccine

The Department of Basic Education has confirmed that the vaccination of teachers and school staff will be starting this week. 

With the total number of school-related Covid-19 cases nearing 5000, the Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga held a media briefing over the weekend. 

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga

KwaZulu Natal will be opening more vaccination sites in the province ahead of the vaccine rollout in schools. 

 school children standing in line

Schools in the Northern Cape have been recording a number of Covid-19 infections, with many schools closing in the process. 

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga

Minister Angie Motshekga has announced that grade 12 learners will not be writing mid-year exams this year. The Minister’s announcement has not been without criticism. 

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