||Homework is part of the teaching and learning activities of schooling, and requires effective management by principals, educators, parents and learners.
||Co-ordinated whole-school planning for the management of homework should prevent an overload of tasks for the learner.
||The guideline contains information and suggestions regarding the management of the amount and the nature of homework within the current outcomes-based curriculum context.
||This guideline could be used by the school management team and the school governing body to develop a suitable school homework policy.
||Principals should please bring the contents of this circular and the attached guideline document to the attention of all staff, governing bodies, parents and learners.
SIGNED: R.B. SWARTZ