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learners walking on grass

After receiving thousands of applications for learner placements, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has now moved on to the next step of the application process. 

online education and distance learning

The University of Cape Town (UCT) announced that they will launch an online high school in 2022 with classes set to start in January. The online high school has already received more than 5000 learner applications for next year.

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.

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) is reminding parents and guardians to complete their online applications before tonight’s deadline.

The Gauteng Department of Basic Education (DBE) has praised parents for their efforts to register their children for the 2022 academic year before Friday’s October 8 deadline.

Children writing in books

The Gauteng Department of Basic Education (DBE) is urging parents to continue using the online admission system to apply for placement for their children as around 30 000 applications remain outstanding. 

School Children been assisted by a teacher.

The Gauteng Education Department (GDE) has confirmed that more than 73 000 online successful applications were received by the department on the first day of Phase 2.

It is devastating to think that over 140 schools in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng were vandalised during the unrest and looting that took place some weeks ago in areas of the two provinces.

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga

The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga has announced that departments will intensify the implementation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in schools around South Africa. She hopes that this will provide young women with empowering information that is age-appropriate.

With online teaching hastened by the coronavirus, teachers have had to convert face-to-face teaching into remote classes with minimum resources and time.



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