Basic Education visits schools as part of provincial school readiness visits, 11 Jan

10 Jan 2017

Basic Education visits schools as part of provincial school readiness visits

The Deputy President of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, Minister of Basic Education Mrs Angie Motshekga and Free State Education MEC, Mr Tate Makgoe will tomorrow, Wednesday, 11 January 2017 visit Phehellang Secondary School in Parys, Free State as part of the Departments School Readiness and #backtoschool oversight and monitoring visits.

In addition, the Deputy Minister, Mr Enver Surty and Director General of Basic Education Mr Mathanzima Mweli will visit schools in the North West and Free State respectively under the same auspices. 

The Department of Basic Education officials assess the readiness of schools at the beginning of the academic calendar in order to advance any form of assistance from the earliest possible point in the year. The visits will also focus on amongst other aspects the delivery of LTSM (Learner and Teacher Support Material), adherence to teaching and learning from the 1st day of school including a meeting with school management teams to assess challenges and entrench the school improvement programs from the first day of school.

Members of the media are invited to attend the oversight visits as follows:
Deputy President, Minister Motshekga and MEC Makgoe: Parys, Free State 
Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Time: 7h30
Venue: Phehellang Secondary School, Parys, Free State

Deputy Minister: Ramokokastad, North West
Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Time: 7h30
Venue:
(1) Ramokoka Primary School, Ramokokastad
(2) North West Manamakgotha Commercial High School
(3) Kwena Tlase Secondary School

Director General: Gariep, Free State
Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Time: 7h30
Venue: Jacobsdal Full Service School, Gariep, Free State

Enquiries:     
Elijah Mhlanga
Cell: 083 580 8275

Troy Martens
Cell: 081 758 1546

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