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On the 7th February 2022 this will happen in public schools throughout SA

The Basic Education Department (DBE) Minister Angie Motshekga has gazetted the changes to school timetables - this now means rotational school learning will come to an end.

DBE, has announced on Thursday that children will be returning to normal school hours as of Monday, 7 February 2022.

Schools have been on rotational learning since Covid-19 outbreak hit in South Africa and the infections has been soaring in the country.

The cabinet on Monday approved the changes to Covid-19 regulations that initially put learners on separate timetables to allow for adequate social distancing and decreased chances of contracting the virus.

The cabinet said that the schools could now resume full-time learning.

"The Council of Education Ministers met this morning to process the decision. A series of meetings have been scheduled with stakeholders to inform them of the decision. In the meantime, the sector would prepare for the full return of pupils". The DBE statement said.


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