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Call for comments on the Proposed 2020 school calendar for public schools

Angelina Matsie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education, acting in terms of section 3(4)(k) of the National Education Policy Act, 1996, and after consultation with the Council of Education Ministers, invites stakeholder bodies and members of the public to comment on the Proposed 2020 School Calendar. (See Gazette Documents on the right ).


  • all submissions should be prepared under the headings listed in the schedule;
  • The name, address, telephone number and fax number of the person or organisation responsible for the submission of comments must be provided.


Address for submissions

Please send or deliver your submission to:

The Director-General for the Department of Basic Education.

for attention: Mr Sihle Mlambo

222 Struben Street, Pretoria 0002
E-    Cc: Manaka.L@ 
Fax: 012 328 3532  


Closing Date

 All comments must reach the Department of Basic Education no later than one month after the publication of this notice.

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