FOR WRITTEN REPLY
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 23/09/2011
(INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 30/2011)
Mr W M Madisha (Cope) to ask the Minister of Basic Education:
What amount of the R1,1 billion grant that was received from European Union for primary education (details furnished) was spent on improving (a) education policies, (b) the quality of basic education and (c) educators’ salaries? NW3430E
The amount received to-date from the European Union for primary education amounts to R315.689 million. R83.289 million had been spent by 31 August 2011 and is broken down as follows.
(a) R16.622 million was spent on education policies (CAPS)
(b) R66.667 million was spent on improving the quality of basic education
(c) No funds were spent on educators’ salaries.