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Minister of Basic Education to release TALIS South Africa Country Report, 01 July 2019

At least 97% of teachers in South Africa cite the opportunity to influence children’s development or contribute to society, as a major workplace motivation. This is a finding from the Teaching and Learning International (TALIS), a large-scale study investigating the condition of the teaching and learning environment in schools across participating OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries and partner countries.

The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga will tomorrow, Tuesday 02 July, release the results of the TALIS Research Study at Nellmapius Secondary School at 09:00.

South Africa is the only African country represented in a list that includes Australia, Japan, Korea, Norway, the United States and the United Kingdom, as just some of the 48 countries that participated in the 2018 survey. TALIS focused on the following areas:

  • Theme 1 - Teachers’ instructional practices and beliefs;
  • Theme 2 - School leadership;
  • Theme 3 - Teachers’ professional practices;
  • Theme 4 - Teacher education and initial preparation;
  • Theme 5 - Teacher feedback and development;
  • Theme 6 - School climate;
  • Theme 7 - Job satisfaction;
  • Theme 8 - Teacher human resource issues and stakeholder relations,
  • Theme 9 - Teacher self-efficacy

As the Department strives to improve teaching and learning conditions, it is envisaged that the results of the TALIS South Africa report will provide valid, timely and comparable information to help the DBE review and define policies for developing a high-quality teaching profession.

The Minister will for the first time unveil this important report (Volume 1) which to a large extent is an examination of the Basic Education sector from the perspective of the teachers.

Members of the media are invited to attend the release as follows:

Date:             Tomorrow, Tuesday, 02 July 2019
Time:             09h00
Venue:           Nellmapius Secondary School, Nellmapius, Pretoria 

Enquiries:​      Elijah Mhlanga – 083 580 8275  |  Hope Mokgatlhe – 079 817 0427  |  Terence Khala – 081 758 1546


ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION

Directions to the Venue:

Take the N4 towards eMalahleni

Follow N4 to Simon Vermooten Rd/M12 in Willow Park Manor. Take exit 7 from N4

7 min (9.6 km)

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Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Francis Baard St/M2/N4

Continue to follow N4Confidential Street View

9.2 km

Take exit 7 for M12/Simon Vermooten Road toward Pretoria

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400 m

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Use the right 2 lanes to keep right at the fork and continue toward Simon Vermooten Rd/M12

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63 m

Continue on Simon Vermooten Rd/M12 to your destination in Nellmapius

6 min (4.4 km)

Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Simon Vermooten Rd/M12

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1.5 km

Turn right onto Bronkhorstspruit Rd/R104

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2.1 km

Turn left onto Nellmapius Rd

Go through 2 roundaboutsConfidential

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750 m

Turn left

Destination will be on the leftConfidential

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94 m

Nellmapius Secondary School

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Written By: Administrator Account
Date Posted: 7/1/2019
Number of Views: 853

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