1. The Letterkundeondersteuningskomitee (LOK) extends an invitation to all teachers of Afrikaans for Grade 10, 11 and 12 to the 2017 Symposium that will be held on Friday, 17 February 2017 from 15:00 to 19:00 and Saturday, 18 February 2017 from 08:00 to 14:30 at Stellenbosch University in Stellenbosch.
2. This years symposium will be the twentieth LOK symposium to be held. The main aim of the symposium is to support the teaching of literature, but there will also be a focus on other disciplines, such as writing and grammar.
3. The symposium programme will be available on the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) website under Curriculum Development, http://www.wcedcurriculum.westerncape.gov.za on 23 January 2017. Click on "FET: Further Education and Training", select "Languages" in the drop-down menu, select "Afrikaans", then click on "Downloads" and select "Onderwysbronne".
4. The registration fee for the 2017 Symposium is R150,00 for teachers and R100,00 for fulltime learners. Interested persons may deposit this amount into the Nedbank cheque account of the LOK, account number 1089131240. Cheques should be made payable to LOK. Please use the acronym "LOK" and the name of the school as reference when paying your registration fee. Afrikaans subject advisers and the Department of Afrikaans and Nederlands at the University of the Western Cape will be responsible for the administrative and logistical arrangements of the LOK Symposium.
5. Participants may register online via the following link https://goo.gl/forms/DAairsqHFqgoahHA2 and completing the Google form, or they can complete and fax the attached Annexure A. Proof of payment must be faxed to Ms Janine Pekeur of the University of the Western Cape at fax no. 021 959 1249 by no later than 03 February 2017. Ms Pekeur can be contacted on tel. no. 021 959 2112 or via email to lokfeb2015@gmail.com. We remind you to please use the acronym "LOK" and the name of the school as reference.
6. Teachers who travel 50km or more (single trip) to the symposium, will be compensated according to WCED tariffs and procedures. (See Annexures BD for claim forms). All teachers who want to claim for travel are requested to please complete the BAS form (Annexure D) at the bank. Only one vehicle per school may claim for travel.
7. To assist the organisers of the LOK Symposium, teachers are requested to adhere to the due date for registration. No late applications will be accepted.
8. Please bring the contents of this minute to the attention of all concerned.


SIGNED: PAD BEETS
DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL: CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT MANAGEMENT
DATE: 2017:01:19

Annexure A: Registration form - LOK-symposium 2017  (size: 26 KB)
Annexure B: S&T Claim form  (size: 19 KB)
Annexure C: Claim in respect of official journeys undertaken by privately owned motor transport  (size: 52 KB)
Annexure D: BAS entity maintenance  (size: 14 KB)