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Deputy Minister, Enver Surty hands over yet another Life Science and Physical Science Laboratory in the North West

More work has been done to improve quality learning and teaching in Maths and Science across the country.  The Department of Basic Education (DBE), in partnership with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Adopt-a-School Foundation, officially launched the Life Science and Physical Science Laboratories at Boithaopo High school in Kraaipan, North West on 29 March 2015.



Basic Education Minister will publish provincial infrastructure norms and standards implementation plans in a few weeks

The Minister of Basic Education will publish the provincial plans for school infrastructure as she promised last year upon receiving the drafts from all provinces.


In the last meeting of the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) two weeks ago the infrastructure plans were discussed and it was agreed that provinces would finalise and prepare them for publishing. Read more...

ASIDI gears up to deliver 100th school

The Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative reached the milestone of delivering its 99th school with the handover of Valhalla Primary School in Cape Town.

The school was officially handed over to the school principal, Mr Andrew Lochner and the Riverton community, by the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga on Friday, 27 March 2015.

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DBE and Bright Media equip Maths Litercay teachers with new skills

The DBE, in partnership with Bright Media, hosted a national training workshop at Birchwood Conference Centre from 26-27 March 2015,  to equip teachers with skills and material to enable quality learning and teaching for the Mathematical Literacy across the country. 



Demystifying the issues on Learning and Teaching Support Materials

The DBE is responsible for ensuring that each learner is provided with a minimum set of textbooks for a particular grade and for the development of National Catalogues of textbooks for provinces to procure from. 


The Department has worked extremely hard over the years to positively change the learning and teaching landscape in South Africa, with various research and reports bearing testimony to that. Read more...


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