The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) announced the possibility of scrapping the June/winter school recess.
GDE spokesperson Steve Mabona said “given the uncertainty with time lost due to the Covid-19 virus, we are intending to commence engagements with the education sector stakeholders about the possibility of scrapping the June/winter school recess.”
He said this was due to an agreement that must be adopted.
“This positive gesture will go a long way in taking our education forward.”
Mabona reiterated that additional education material and E-content could be accessed by learners during the 21 day lockdown.
The GDE said parents and learners may access the following educational websites and additional platforms for necessary content:
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It said parents could visit that website https://mytopdog.co.za.
“This is a great feature to give the audience coverage of these companies.”
The DSTV partnership includes:
– Mindset on Channel 318 which will carry all grades except grade 4 to 9
– Pop-up on Channel 317 which will carry grade 4 to 9. This channel will launch on 1 April
– All these channels will be made available to all Access subscribers.
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