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EDUCATION

Heartbreaking| check the amount of food children are getting at school.

The National School Nutrition Program is a government initiative that offers all students in low-income primary and secondary schools with one nutritional meal. The goal is to offer learners with nutritional meals in order to help them learn better. According to the program's annual report for 2013/14, it reached almost 9 million students in quintile 1, 2, and 3 schools.

  2 months ago ago
Heartbreaking| check the amount of food children are getting at school.

EDUCATION

Good News From The Basic Education Department Today

A large portion of the understudies overviewed is not getting school dinners when they are at home because of an absence of researcher transport, no reasonable correspondence, and restricted admittance to food packages. The Department of Basic Education has been requested to desperately reexamine ,its arrangements to continue the basic National School Nutrition Program (NSNP), which takes care of 9,000,000 students the nation over and was halted when schools shut in March 2020 because of the Covid-19 public lockdown.

  1 year ago ago
Good News From The Basic Education Department Today

EDUCATION

According to DBE all children between the ages of 7 and 15 are compelled to attend school. Read

The department of basic education has made huge improvements in the retention of learners. In the past learners used to leave school for various reasons. Girls used to leave school or stay away from school more when they start womanhood due to lack of sanitary towels. The department brought in NGOs to assist in getting donations for pads that are given for free to learners.

  1 year ago ago
According to DBE all children between the ages of 7 and 15 are compelled to attend school. Read

EDUCATION

Send Grade 12 To Quarantine The Camp

Education system have taken a huge blow due to the Covid-19 Pandemic with the national department of Basic education having to plan on how they can can see that schooling resumes without the risk of spreading the virus. From where I am standing, I don't see the department having effective recovery on time. Right now we should prioritize, put grade 12 as our major priority. The Department should quarantine all grade 12 learners across the country for the required period of quarantime, then send them to camps

  2 years ago ago
Send Grade 12 To Quarantine The Camp

EDUCATION

Schools Takes Angie Motshekga to Court

The basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is being taken to court. She being taken to court after she backtracked on the promise to reinstate the National School Nutrition Program to feed nine million students, since the re-opening of schools, irrespective of whether they are back or not to schools. The court application has been brought to the Gauteng High Court by the scheme called Equal Education and supported by the Section 27 of Equal Education Law Centre. Even parents are consent about the issue of

  2 years ago ago
Schools Takes Angie Motshekga to Court

EDUCATION

Schools welcome another wave of pupils

The Eastern Cape Department of Education is pleased to inform residents of the province that all preparations have been made to welcome Grades 3,6 and 11 back to school tomorrow. Learners that are also doing their Year 2 and 3 in the School of Skills as well as some learners with severe to profound intellectual disabilities and autistic learners in their final year, will also be making their way to school tomorrow. This marks the first week of return in a five week series, which will result in all grades being

  2 years ago ago
Schools welcome another wave of pupils

EDUCATION

Good News: Qualifying Learners Will Now Get Food Even On Days They Are Not At School

South African schools opened its doors on Monday accepting learners under stricter COVID-19 regulations. But in this lockdown period, it's not only the adherence of COVID-19 regulations and protection of learners from the deadly virus, but also making sure that those who come from underprivileged families have food to eat.

  1 year ago ago
Good News: Qualifying Learners Will Now Get Food Even On Days They Are Not At School

EDUCATION

Good News for learners

One in every two students across the globe gets school dinners consistently in any event 161 nations, as per the World Food Program's State of School Feeding Worldwide 2020. This proportion compares to around 388 million kids overall depending on taking care of projects. In South Africa alone, around 9,000,000 students are taken care of by the National School Nutrition Program (NSNP at school each day, said Tiger Brands Foundation's (TBF) Director, Eugene Absolom.

  1 year ago ago
Good News for learners

EDUCATION

Bad news: Some learners are still not getting food from their schools

The National School Nutrition Program continued taking care of younger students a month ago, however a few schools have not given dinners since the beginning of the December school occasions. The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and the public Department of Basic Education (DBE) say understudies enrolled on the programme are accepting their suppers, GroundUp reports. Representative for the WCED MEC Debbie Schafer, Kerry Mauchline, said the program initiated on 27 January, the first date for get back

  1 year ago ago
Bad news: Some learners are still not getting food from their schools

EDUCATION

Food scheme - feeding a learner for R5 for whole day is a joke

A "joke" of R5 is the average limit that Gauteng is willing to spend on feeding the learner. According to a directive written by Edward Mosuwe, Head of Department of Education at the Gauteng Region, schools are to cap the regular amount to feed each learner under the National School Nutrition Program (NSNP) at low R5. Meanwhile, the Educators Union of SA (Eusa) has vowed to move ahead with its legal action, which was due to be heard today in the North Gauteng High Court to ban the country's re-opening of th

  2 years ago ago
Food scheme - feeding a learner for R5 for whole day is a joke

COVID

Children go hungry as low attendance hampers school feeding programme

The National School Nutrition Program (NSNP) is prepared to execute on a full scale however because of fears of Covid-19, guardians are not permitting students to gather the dinners.  Significant distances from schools likewise keep understudies from coming to class to gather the suppers and this influences the quantity of students profiting by the program.  These entries are contained in an affirmation documented by division of essential training chief general Mathanzima Mweli in consistence with a judgment

  2 years ago ago
Children go hungry as low attendance hampers school feeding programme