Motshekga appeals to the general public to make sure that they defend the varsity in opposition to theft and damages
Primary Schooling Minister Angie Motshekga has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of a four-week faculty closure which is able to curb the unfold of the virus amongst college students.
She additionally appealed to all that they need to be certain that colleges don’t get vandalised as so many faculties have been reported to have been victims of vandals throughout the first closure of faculties.
“As soon as once more we enchantment to members of the general public to guard colleges throughout the break to forestall theft and harm that was precipitated when colleges have been closed to the Covid-19. It stays certainly one of our greatest considerations when colleges are focused. The burglaries and theft of meals provides and different costly gadgets defeat our efforts to offer primarily for the poor and susceptible learners who’re all the time the toughest hit,” Motshekga stated.
In line with the president’s handle, colleges would take a break on July 27 and resume in August 24 however Grade 7 will return August 10.
Nevertheless, the president stated the educational yr could be prolonged to the subsequent yr however particulars about this can be communicated sooner or later.