The Basic Education Department has come out
and stated that there is no crisis in the department.
In a report titled “The Failing Standard of
basic Education in South Africa, it states that in
the country there are many signs that show that there is a crisis in education.
With high enrolment rates each year, and
increasingly poor grade 12 output, it is clear that more concentration needs to
be focused on the quality of education.
Departmental Spokesperson Panyaza Lesufi
said there is no crisis in the department; they are just experiencing some
Lesufi added that changing the top
management as Sadtu has suggested would not solve those challenges.
Equal Education is embarking on a nation-wide tour following the
publication of draft Minimum Norms and Standards for School Infrastructure by
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.
visit KwaZulu-Natal, the Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Gauteng and the Western Cape to hold public hearings on school infrastructure and collect
public hearings will allow learners, parents, teachers and community members to
comment on the draft and call for quality school infrastructure.
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