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Call for comments on the draft CAPS for new Grades 8 and 9 subjects developed as part of the three stream model to be listed in the NCS Grades R-12

Mrs Angelina Matsie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education, acting under section 3(4)(l) of the National Education Policy Act, 1996 (Act No. 27 of 1996), and after consultation with the Council of Education Ministers, hereby calls for comments to amend the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) for Grades R-12 as set out in the Schedule.

Interested persons or organisations are hereby invited to submit written comments on the draft Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement for thirteen new grade 8 and 9 subjects within 30 calendar days from the date of publication.

Comments must be forwarded for the attention of Dr M Simelane by:

(a) Post to:
The Director General,
The Department of Basic Education
Private Bag X895,

(b) Hand to:
The Department of Basic Education
Sol Plaaitjie House,
222 Struben Street,

(c) Fax to:
+27 (0)12 328 9828

(d) By email to:
For Attention: Ms MA Mohale

The draft CAPS documents are available on the Departmental website:, under Resources, Legislation, and Call for Comments.

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