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ASIDI School handover


Official handover of Mount View Secondary School

ASIDI School handover

The Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Mr Enver Surty, accompanied by the Western Cape MEC for Education, Mrs Debbie Schäfer, officially handed over Mount View Secondary School in the Metro Central District of the Western Cape Province, to the community of Hanover Park on 19 April 2016 as part of the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Development Initiative (ASIDI).

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Call for Comments


Draft CAPS for SAL: Foundation Phase

Call for Comments

The Minister of Basic Education, Angelina Matsie Motshekga, hereby, in terms of section 3(I) of the National Education Policy Act, 1996 (Act No.27 of 1996), call for written submissions from stakeholder bodies and members of the public on the draft Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements for Languages at Second Additional Language level (Grades 1 -3).

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