Covid-19's disruption of the school calendar has seen the Eastern Cape department of education  spending more than R25m on tablets for grade 12 pupils as part of its e-learning initiative.

“We have taken a view that we must remodel the schooling system in the province to proceed with education anywhere, any time, anyhow. The introduction of e-learning is as a result of that concept,” education MEC Fundile Gade said in an interview with the SABC last week. ..

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