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Matric Results Gets Ready To Be Released By Umalusi,Says Minister Angie Motshegka

JOHANNESBURG - The Basic Education Department got the green light to deliver the 2020 matric test results.  Quality affirmation body Umalusi says the spilling of two papers was not far and wide.  Maths Paper Two and Physical Science Paper Two were spilled hours before they should be composed.  Peruse: Umalusi affirms arrival of 2020 test results  Umalusi's John Volmink said the chief board of trustees of committee endorsed the arrival of the DBE consequences of the November 2020 NSC assessments.  "Where

  2 months ago
Matric Results Gets Ready To Be Released By Umalusi,Says Minister Angie Motshegka

Some pupils may only return to school in September

Pupils in some grades may return to school as late as September. Basic education minister Angie Motshegka revealed that while addressing that nation on Thursday. She said that the National coronavirus command council had approved the adjustment calendar , which proposes that the office baced staff from her department and provincial education departments return on 4 may. It was proposed that principals and school management teams return on 11 may, teachers on may 18 and grade 12 and 7 pupils on 2 june. A rev

  11 months ago
Some pupils may only return to school in September

Ramaphosa Responds to Demands For Schools To Close

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he has noted the growing opposition to the reopening of schools. Ramaphosa has also instructed Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshegka to have broader consultations with people before making decisions. Ramaphosa reiterated the World Health Organisation's stance on the reopening school. W.H.O recommends schools remain closed in areas with high infections. Ramaphosa was virtually speaking during a corronavirus imbizo. "The Word health Organisation has cautioned it would not be

  9 months ago
Ramaphosa Responds to Demands For Schools To Close

Angie Motshegka shook up Twitter with her remarks on Gender Based Violence

We urgently need a new minister of basic education. Angie Motshegka exhibits a lack of understanding about how and why Rape and GBV occurs in South Africa. She states “an educated man will not rape”. That is pure nonsense. Well Angie has been pretty poor in that position for a while. Unfortunately, even the next person they bring forward might be just as incompetent or even worse. Such is the reality we face under our government. The learners seemed to know more about the reality of these issues than the

  2 months ago
Angie Motshegka shook up Twitter with her remarks on Gender Based Violence

The Big Back To School Debate

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshegka announced on Monday that preparations for the reopening of schools was underway and that pupils currently in grades seven and twelve would return to school on the first day of June. This announcement was met with uproar on Facebook and Twitter by disgruntled parents. Concerns from parents and guardians with children of school going age filled social media not just after the media briefing but for several days afterwards. Many parents are afraid that their child ma

  11 months ago
The Big Back To School Debate

The department of education warns schools about reopening too early

Some schools are preparing to open on may 18, even though the government has not announced the reopening of schools yet. Last week Basic education Minister Angie Motshegka said a phase approached of reopening of schools would be used. Grade 7 and 12 will be allowed to open first and that the date for them to return to schools is 1 june. However all of this is subjected to approval by the cabinet, in addition schools will have to meet COVID-19 health and safety standards before they can be allowed to reopen.

  11 months ago
The department of education warns schools about reopening too early

Angie Motshegka and Her Decisions in the Covid19 Drama

Basic education Minister continues to make unpopular decisions in this whole covid19 drama. The public observes her briefings with a keen and critical eye. They know she will make wild decisions. And she always proves them right.  Yesterday that's exactly what she did. Motshekga announced that more kids will return to school. This is despite many school children and teachers contracting the virus. This has sparked a furious response from the public. Sending their kids to school amid a deadly virus would be

  9 months ago
Angie Motshegka and Her Decisions in the Covid19 Drama

Angie Motshekga Firm As #SchoolsMustShutDown Movement Gains Support

The SchoolMustShutDown is part of growing calls for Basic education Minister Angie Motshegka to close school. This hash tag kept a lot of Twitter users busy, showing the growing frustrations around the opening of schools. Minister Angie Motshegka has been at the fore front of the reopening of schools. Her decision gained more credibility when Health Ministet Dr Zweli Mkhize backed it.  But, despite the health minister's support, many South Africans are still not satisfied. The #SchoolMustShutDown is expected

  9 months ago
Angie Motshekga Firm As #SchoolsMustShutDown Movement Gains Support

NEW: Leaked Matric Papers will be written again on these dates Angie Motshegka confirmed

As we all know that Mathematics paper 2 was leaked on the early mornings before it was written, as well as the Physical Science second paper (P2). The matter was given strict investigations since it happened, the Department had said that they will have a solution/ way forward by the end of December, and they finally have one now.Today afternoon minister of the Department of Basic Education Angie Motshekga hold a press/ media release to address what happens next. She confirmed that both the papers Mathematics

  4 months ago
NEW: Leaked Matric Papers will be written again on these dates
Angie Motshegka confirmed

Schools Re-opening On This Date, Parents Please Take Note

The department of Education has announced that the 2021 school reopening is pushed back till February 2021. This also means that private schools that have the same calendar as the public schools will also be affected by this decision too. The changes are as follows: School Management Team (SMTs) shall report for duty on Monday, 25 January 2021. Minister Angie Motshegka said the opening of schools will be pushed back by two weeks and they will open on the 15th of February 2021. Teachers shall follow on Monday,

  3 months ago
Schools Re-opening On This Date, Parents Please Take Note

Does Angie Motshekga have a history of making responsible decisons?

She is expected to brief the media later this afternoon. Schools have been closed since April as fears of covid19 gripped the nation. As the virus continued to spread all eyes remained on Basic Education minister Angie Motshegka. Her departments has the unenviable task of making a decision that could dramatically impact the crises of the covid19. She is expected to brief the media later today on her departments' plans. Many are divided on decisions she has has NOT yet even made. The teacher's union are clea

  11 months ago
Does Angie Motshekga have a history of making responsible decisons?

Meet The Trending "CODIV" Minister!

The South Africa's Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga became the latest minister to fall victim of the jargon brought about buy the coronavirus. The Minister struggled to to say out the term 'Covid' and kept on saying "Codiv". This made the social media users particularly those on twitter to go on a frenzy and within a few minutes she was trending for the wrong reasons. Some never understood her speech but that was the only part that thousands mentioned on their social media accounts. Last week, an

  11 months ago
Meet The Trending

Parents still on high alert as school transport demands to load at full capacity

It's has been declared by the Basic Education Minister Angie Motshegka that all grades may return to school on July 6, of course under stringent school safety rules. All the while this could be a big risk for private school transport because they say they will load at full capacity. A huge percentage of these forms of transport fall into the SA National Taxi Council ( SANTACO), which has gone to say they will be loading at full capacity due the dispute with the Minister of Transport. This has brought panic and

  9 months ago
Parents still on high alert as school transport demands to load at full capacity

How Learners Depending on Single Meal from Poor Communities Affected by Lockdown

With the extension of South African lockdown and the new regulation in place now, even though there has be some slowly relaxation and hope that slowly people might be allowed to go to work in phase basic as the COVID-19 Committee Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma alluded on Thursday 16 April, during press conference on the lockdown extension regulations. That there will be process followed not that when the lockdown ends it will be done abruptly. The mining industry was given a green light to start operating at 50%

  1 years ago
How Learners Depending on Single Meal from Poor Communities Affected by Lockdown

DBE School’s Reopening Media Update Postponed till Monday

The Department of Basic Education’s media briefing on the readiness for the reopening of schools by the Minister, Angie Motshegka has been postponed till Monday at 11am.  The briefing was scheduled for 6pm on Sunday but was rescheduled due to the minister being engaged in further consultations with advisors on whether the country was ready to reopen its schools and allow children to go back.  Matriculants and grade 7 learners are supposed to be returning to school on Monday, 1st June, but this decision

  10 months ago
DBE School’s Reopening Media Update Postponed till Monday

School fights, bullying and social distancing will they mix?

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshegka is set to brief the media later today on her departments plans salvage this academic year. Motshegka has a lot to consider, and one aspect she should ponder is school bullying. Very few schools in the country are free  from bullying. In fact the bullying pandemic is a global one.  With covid19 and social distancing now in the mix, bullying seems poised add more problems should schools reopen. Bullies and social distancing do not understand one another. So, it will

  11 months ago
School fights, bullying and social distancing will they mix?