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1+4 Teacher Development Plan kicks off in April 2015

As from 1 April the DBE will implement the 1+4 Teacher Development Plan aimed at boosting Maths performance in the senior phase. Consultation at the Education Labour Relations Council (ELRC) has been completed and teacher unions have expressed support for the 1+4 training programme to be promoted as the best model to implement the project and monitoring sessions are to be held every 3 months.



Department of Basic Education to host Reading Roundtable Discussion

The ability to read is crucial to learning. The outcomes of a good quality basic education are to equip learners with literacy skills for life and further learning. The DBE is intensifying efforts at ensuring that many more learners can read.


Minister of Basic Education Mrs Angie Motshekga will therefore host a Reading Roundtable on Tuesday 31 March 2015. Read more...


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Minister of Basic Education urges communities to ensure every school has an SGB, 25 March 2015

The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, has urged parents to ensure that every school has an effective School Governing Body by the end of this week. Read more...


DBE And Peisa To Host A Symposium On Physical Education In Schools, 24 March 2015

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) in partnership with the Physical Education Institute of South Africa (PEISA) will host the 2015 Physical Education Symposium from 01-02 April 2015 in Cape Town, Western Cape.   Read more...


1+4 Maths Teacher development plan to start in earnest in April 2015, 24 March 2015

The Department of Basic Education will go ahead with the implementation of the 1+4 teacher development plan aimed at boosting performance in the senior phase. Read more...


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