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Drop all and Read Campaign mobilises with the help of religious leaders, 04 September 2015


The Department of Basic Education will with the support of religious faith centres take the department’s ‘’Drop All and Read’’ programme to provinces on Sunday 06 September 2015 with visits by the Minister, Deputy Minister, Director-General and Deputy Directors-General to churches in 6 provinces.

In her Budget Vote Speech on 6 May 2015 the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga announced that the department would, off the back of resolutions at the Roundtable on Reading, rejuvenate its reading initiatives which resulted in the re-introduction of the ‘’Drop All and Read’’ programme which supports the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) which was implemented in June 2015.

Members of the media are invited to attend the Ministerial events across the country as follows:


Department of Basic Education Minister Mrs Angie Motshekga  

Date: Sunday 06 September 2015

Time: 09h00

Venue: African Republican Church, Ext 5 Mamelodi East, Tshwane


Department of Basic Education Deputy Minister Mr Enver Surty  

Date: Sunday 06 September 2015

Time: 09h00

Venue: African Church, Cnr Maluleke and Nduna Street, Atteridgeville, Tshwane


Department of Basic Education Director General Mathanzima Mweli

Date: Sunday 06 September 2015

Time: 09h00

Venue: Itsoseng Living Waters Ministry, Itsoseng, North West


Enquiries: Elijah Mhlanga – 083 580 8275

                : Troy Martens – 079 899 3070


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Written By: buhlebendalo somgede
Date Posted: 8/7/2019
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