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Basic Education launches National Schools Hygiene Programme at Zimasa Primary School in Cape Town, 15 Oct

14 Oct 2021

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Deputy Ministers Dr Reginah Mhaule of Basic Education, John Jeffery of Justice and Constitutional Development as well as Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Pinky Kekana will lead the School Safety Roadshow at Jacob Marwale Primary School in Debeila Section, Ga–Nchabeleng in Limpopo on Friday, 15 October 2021.

The departments are once again joining forces to raise awareness about bullying, especially in schools in the second leg of the roadshow taking place Ga-Nchabeleng for the Limpopo provincial launch of the awareness campaign.

The compact continues to demonstrate the complexity of the problem and the need for cooperation. Once again this shows that indeed ‘’Education is a societal issue’’, hence Government together with partners commenced the anti- bullying roadshow which is themed “School Safety – Violence, and Bullying Prevention Initiatives,” The roadshow will see the Departments of Basic Education, Social Development, Communication and Digital Technologies, Home Affairs, Justice and Constitutional Development as well as the South African Police and other partners taking the AntiBullying intervention on its second roadshow since it was launched in May this year at Tshepana Primary School in Orange Farm in Gauteng.

At its core the intervention seeks to mobilise learners, parents, teachers alongside key stakeholders in promoting a safe learning environment for quality education, and galvanise constructive community involvement in schools to curb incidents of bullying and violence.

Members of the Media are invited to attend the roadshow as follows:
Date: Friday, 15 October 2021
Time: 10:30
Venue: Jacob Marwale Primary School, Ga-Nchabeleng, Sekhukhune, Limpopo

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are required to manage gatherings; therefore, members of the media are urged to RSVP for the event, which can be directed to:

Enquiries:
Elijah Mhlanga - Head of Communication
Cell: 083 580 8275

Hope Mokhatle - Spokesperson to the Minister
Cell: 079 817 0427

Terrence Khala
Cell: 081 758 1546

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