Basic Education Geared Up to Full reopening of Schools
Boyne - Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga
and MEC Polly Boshielo visited schools in Capricorn South District to monitor
and assess the state of readiness for the full return of all primary school
learners. The two began their programme by visiting Makgoka Secondary School
and then Sione Primary School in Mankweng Circuit to get an update on readiness
and the support needed to assist schools.
The Minister engaged
with the School Governing Bodies (SGBs), School Management Teams (SMTs) and
importantly encouraged Grade 12 learners to work hard and achieve the schools’
set target of 85% in the current academic year. She also handed out masks to
the learners to assist them in the fight against Covid-19 especially as the
third wave is looming.
currently roaming the streets which puts them at more risk of being infected.
They are safer in the school premises as the Covid-19 regulations are being
implemented” said Motshekga.
Plans for vaccination
roll out programme are in place to vaccinate all educators and support staff in
23 June - 8 July