Motshekga urges parents to work with basic education department
Written by Lethiwe Mdluli on 20 May, 2020
Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, says parents must work closely with the schools to ensure that pupils with pre-existing illnesses are assisted.
Motshekga had been briefing media on preparations for the re-opening of schools amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
All schools will reopen on the 1st of June, starting with grades seven and 12.
Teachers will resume work on the 25th of May 2020.
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Meanwhile the University of KwaZulu-Natal is a step closer to ensuring that all its students are able to continue with online classes.
The university has rolled out free data bundles and laptops to students in need, to ensure the successful online teaching during the Covid-19 crisis.
Spokesperson, Normah Zondo, emphasises that this fulfills the university’s mandate to ensure no student is left behind.
By: Lindelani Mbatha & Bright Ntuli