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8 February 2019
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer Mr Arendse should get his facts right before approaching media with his uninformed and wild accusations. The accusations he makes are extremely serious and have no substance whatsoever. The facts as reported to me are as follows: On 1 February, near the close of ...
6 February 2019
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer I am aware of a video that is circulating on social media of an incident between a learner and an educator at Sans Souci Girls High School during class time. I want to state categorically that the actions of the educator are unacceptable. Any form of corporal ...
1 February 2019
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer The WCED has for some time been negotiating with the Mfuleni Education Forum and the Mfuleni Development Forum with regards to new schools to accommodate the learners who still require placement. There however seem to be different groupings within the community ...
29 January 2019
Joint Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education and Minister Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Health Today, Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Western Cape Minister of Education, Ms Debbie Schafer visited the Wellness mobile for school health at Yomelela ...
18 January 2019
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education On Wednesday, the High Court ruled in favour of the former SGB at Uitzig Secondary School, finding that the rules of court pertaining to appeals dictates this to be the case. While I am seeking legal advice on the court's latest ruling, ...
14 January 2019
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education While many candidates are celebrating their success in the 2018 National Senior Certificate examinations, there are candidates who did not receive the results that they had hoped to achieve. A number of candidates will qualify to write the ...