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EDUCATION

Good news schools proposed to reopen in February after the second wave

The Division of Fundamental Instruction (DBE) says schools are as yet on target to resume on 27 January.  This, notwithstanding the nation being in the grasps of a second flood of Coronavirus contaminations with another variation of the sickness that more youthful individuals are more defenseless to.  On Monday, head of office, Mathanzima Mweli, stated: "Our danger changed separated system demonstrated that schools wouldn't be permitted to work on alarm Level 5. At ready Level 4 you take into account leave

  1 year ago ago
Good news schools proposed to reopen in February after the second wave

MILITARY

Foreigner was Shot DEAD After Stealing three Luxury Cars :(photos)

While the nation is right now discussing the tremendous number of illicit migrants and their speculated contribution in genuine crimes, reports demonstrate that the South African Defense Force (SANDF) and the SAPS had their hands full today in the wake of leading an assault in Mpumalanga-based. Photograph: Twitter

  4 months ago ago
Foreigner was Shot DEAD After Stealing three Luxury Cars :(photos)

EDUCATION

Matric results not looking good for 2022

The matric classification of 2021 has confronted large disruptions over the closing two years, with extra than 1/2 of instructing time misplaced in the Grade eleven yr due to the Covid-19 pandemic, says Basic Education director-general Mathanzima Mweli. Speaking at an Umalusi match on Thursday (6 January), Mweli stated college students have additionally had to grapple with various different troubles whilst making ready for assessments which includes load shedding, a new curriculum, and the psychological influence of losing cherished ones at some point of the pandemic.

  7 months ago ago
Matric results not looking good for 2022

MILITARY

Nhlanhla Lux 'Vindicated' As Police Shot DEAD An Illegal Foreigner For This

While the country debates the massive number of illegal immigrants and their alleged involvement in severe criminal activities which was elicited by Operation Dudula's leader Nhlanhla Lux, sources indicate that the South African Defence Force (SANDF) and the South African Police Service (SAPS) had their hands full today after conducting a raid in Mpumalanga.

  4 months ago ago
Nhlanhla Lux 'Vindicated' As Police Shot DEAD An Illegal Foreigner For This

EDUCATION

2021 Matric Pass rate likely to Drop below 70%

According to Basic Education director-general Mathanzima Mweli, the matric class of 2021 has seen major interruptions over the last two years, with more than half of teaching time missed in the Grade 11 year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Mweli said students have had to deal with a number of additional challenges while studying for examinations, including load shedding, a new curriculum, and the psychological burden of losing loved ones during the pandemic, when speaking at an Umalusi event on Thursday (6 January).

  7 months ago ago
2021 Matric Pass rate likely to Drop below 70%

EDUCATION

Schools to re-open in the next two weeks

Due to Covid19 there was no specified date for learners to return back to school. National Coronavirus Command Council have now taken the decision about opening schools. The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says schools are still on track to reopen on 27 January 2021. This, despite the country being in the grips of a second wave of Covid-19 infections with a new variant of the disease that younger people are more susceptible to. On Monday, head of department, Mathanzima Mweli, said: "Our risk adjusted differentiated

  1 year ago ago
Schools to re-open in the next two weeks

COVID

The Department of Education Alliviate The Requirements For Markers

Grade 11 Teachers To Be given an opportunity for Marking Department of Education is now facing a very serious problem with the markers of over 60 years who won't be available for marking. This age group is one that is highly recommended by the department because of the marking experience they have. Many teachers have applied for work remotely and this makes even more difficult for the department of education. .The department have decided to make things easier on the selection criteria for new markers to make

  1 year ago ago
The Department of Education Alliviate The Requirements For Markers

MILITARY

EFF "War Council in session", see how people reacted.

The EFF recently announced that they are having a council meeting which were in session at their Braamfontein headquarters, and people reacted to their tweet posted on @EFFSouthAfrica. The EFF released a tweet in which they announced that they were at the current time in session on their official @EFFSouthAfrica twitter account which read "EFF War council is currently in session at the EFF Headquarters in Braamfontein #EFFwayawaya".

  1 year ago ago
EFF

EDUCATION

More bad news for 2020 matriculants as more markers withdraw from marking due to Covid-19

A compute of 120 matric exam markers in the Eastern point own hardened clear-cut for Covid-19 after coverage for duty.  The division of simple schooling thought on Friday that in the formerly week of marking matric exams papers, 171 markers had veteran constructive for the virus after exposure for duty. The independence of them - 120 - were in the Eastern Cape. The district has 5 323 markers.  Basic teaching advance of realm Mthanzima Mweli alleged the 120 had veteran up at the marking centre gates. The Western

  1 year ago ago
More bad news for 2020 matriculants as more markers withdraw from marking due to Covid-19

HEALTH

Two Departments of SA govt has been in the mix the most of Covid-19

7The Department of Health is fighting both first and now second waves of Covid-19 with all it got. However, there's other Department that is always involves in the mix of Covid19 - the Department of Basic Education. Basic Education Department is one of at risky departments regarding Covid -19, side by side with Health and some other departments. ( Although exception can be made with health Dept that it can not shutdown or suspend it's operation because, the dept serves the lives of South Africans and that's

  1 year ago ago
Two Departments of SA govt has been in the mix the most of Covid-19

EDUCATION

Just in-EFF calls on Motshekga to ensure the following

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called on the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and Minister Angie Motshekga to make sure the predicted a hundred and fifty,000 to 700,000 students who dropped out of school due to Covid-19 disruptions are readmitted back into the education system.

  7 months ago ago
Just in-EFF calls on Motshekga to ensure the following

EDUCATION

Examinations papers are going to be easy this year.

Schools have been directed to set test that'll be written by school learners during this examinations by director general of Basic Education Department Mathanzima Mweli ,in order to cancel the common examination papers set by the examiners of the department of education. Mweli stated that "no common examination papers will be written in grade 10 and 11 and the schools will set the papers. The papers set at schools will only cover what was taught during the pandemic year which means the exams will not be covering

  1 year ago ago
Examinations papers are going to be easy this year.

POLITICS

The Gorvernment Printing Works Leaked The Physics Paper

The source of the leakage of physical science paper two was due to the gorvenment printers. Minister Angie Motshekga was giving an update on the school readiness for the 2021 academic year.The gorvenment printers are regarded the potential source for the leakage of the physical science paper two questions paper. It was all revealed on Thursday by Mathanzima Mweli who is the director general of department of basic education. Mweli also indicated that information regarding the matter would be provided by the Hawks.

  1 year ago ago
The Gorvernment Printing Works Leaked The Physics Paper

EDUCATION

Covid-19: Call for return of all primary school children

Since they are less likely to be hospitalized or suffer from Covid-19 complications, the Department of Basic Education is considering encouraging all primary school students to return to class full-time.  Director-general Mathanzima Mweli and provincial education heads will discuss the concept at a workshop tomorrow, according to department spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga.  "The rotating attendance of school children is a problem," Mweli admitted in parliament last month. Because of social-distancing requirements,

  1 year ago ago
Covid-19: Call for return of all primary school children

EDUCATION

170 teachers due to mark matric papers test positive for Covid-19

170 educators who were because of imprint matric assessments papers have tried positive for the Covid.  Nonetheless, Basic Education Director-General Mathanzima Mweli says this won't postpone the checking cycle as areas have had the option to discover substitution educators.  More than 1 600 instructors, generally in Gauteng, have pulled out of the stamping cycle for different reasons, including the dread of getting the infection.  Mweli says regions are prepared to guarantee that the checking cutoff time

  1 year ago ago
170 teachers due to mark matric papers test positive for Covid-19

EDUCATION

Good news to SA students, 5% will be allocated to them to pass 2020 academic

Source: Business Tech Covid-19 pandemic has affected many industries from economy to academic till employment. Government met people half way ever since the start of this Covid-19 pandemic by going all unemployment people R350 a month to those who are not receiving any income from the government. This is been extended till 2021 next year. The government has instructed South African Schools to allocate up to 5% extra marks in learners from grade 4 to grade 9 to help them pass as they know Covid-19 and long closing

  1 year ago ago
Good news to SA students, 5% will be allocated to them to pass 2020 academic

EDUCATION

Grade 10 and 11 will only write tests instead of exams

According to the department of basic education, grade 10 and 11 learners will not write their final exams, but they will write tests as a replacement to exams. Before the promotion of grade 10 and 11 learners to the next grade was mainly reliant on on the results learners achieved in the high stakes, final exams which totaled for 300 out of 400 marks in overall of each subject. The remaining 100 marks usually comes from the tests, assignment and projects which is identified as the school based assessment. Basic

  1 year ago ago
Grade 10 and 11 will only write tests instead of exams

EDUCATION

Matrics Will Have Late Start To First Year

The late release of matric results for the class of 2020 has made universities rethink the end of the 2020 academic year. The academic year for universites will now end in Febuary 2020, soon after learners receive their matric results. Advertisement Universities will start the 2021 academic year in March or April. Minister Angie Motshekga said this would allow learners to be placed in universities on time. “On 24 August this year, our Director-General (Mathanzima) Mweli met with Universities South Africa,

  1 year ago ago
Matrics Will Have Late Start To First Year

EDUCATION

Matric Markers Thanked For 'Sacrifice And Patriotism

https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2021-12-12-matric-markers-thanked-for-sacrifice-and-patriotism/ The chief general of the branch of essential training, Mathanzima Mweli, expressed gratitude toward matric markers plentifully on Saturday for their "astonishing demonstration of penance and show of enthusiasm" in endeavor to stamp the grade 12 test papers. Tending to markers and training division authorities at Parktown Boys' High in Johannesburg, Mweli said markers in Gauteng were dealing with a "tremendous endeavor" on the grounds that the quantity of applicants who composed the National Senior Certificate tests had expanded by 16,000.

  8 months ago ago
Matric Markers Thanked For 'Sacrifice And Patriotism

JUSTICE

Newzoom Afrika presenter is suing Bheki Cele 9 million

The minister of police Bheki Cele will have to dig deep as he is being sued a huge amount of 9 million by Newzoom Afrika presenter.

  1 year ago ago
Newzoom Afrika presenter is suing Bheki Cele 9 million