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Good news - the education department extends placement period for Grades 1 and 8

GDE extends placement period for Grades 1 and 8 — The Citizen

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has introduced an extension of the placement period cut-off date for the 12 months 2022 Online Admissions for


Grade 1 and grade eight for.

The closing date changed into first of all set for Tuesday 30 November but needed to be prolonged because of delays in a few mother and father accepting offers, according to the department.


“The GDE regrets to tell unplaced dad and mom that we are extending the placement period closing date to ten December 2021. To date, the branch has successfully placed 213,313 (64%) of the 335,091 packages received.”


It stated that the quantity of unplaced candidates become at 121,778 (Grade 1: 43,654 and Grade 8: 78,372).


“It need to be indicated that, we've received a high extent of packages which have implemented pressure to our school’s capability to accommodate freshmen,” reads the statement.


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“Our officials are running around the clock to manage the call for maximum of our colleges have in opposition to the capacity that they are capable of accommodate, and what we're prioritizing broadly speaking at this stage is ensuring that freshmen have area in a faculty in Gauteng earlier than 2022 begins.


“We additionally plead with those who have not yet received an offer to maintain checking their application status and accepting to be had offers of placement by means of logging into www.Gdeadmissions.Gov.Za as we are able to be processing applications and sending out extra gives at some point of this extended placement duration.”


Parents have when you consider that been cautioned that gives which continue to be pending for extra than seven days could be car-accepted as located to avoid similarly delays.


“A figure that doesn't choose the provide of placement given have to motel an objection with the aid of declining the provide on line.


“Objection bureaucracy are available online. Should a parent stay upset with the final results of the objection, they will put up an attraction with the aid of declining the objection outcome on line. Appeal bureaucracy are to be had online. While the Department remains committed to placing all applicants, with or without files, it should be mentioned that placement can not be made with out proof of house (home deal with).”

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Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi apologised for the delays and said this was in basic terms because favored faculties were full and they have been hard at work in attempt to make bigger their capacities.


“We also name upon those who acquired gives to both accept or decline the offer as some mother and father might also be given your declined provide. This will assist us in accelerating placements. Your co-operation may be quite appreciated,” said Lesufi.

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