Not all schools are ready to open, Angie Motshekga says
The basic education minister says this week will be used to induct teachers and ‘mop up’ to comply with safety standards around Covid-19
Basic education minister Angie Motshekga said on Monday the reopening of schools had to be postponed at the 11th hour because some were not ready to operate.
“Due to last-minute changes, on Saturday we had a meeting with the CEM [council of education ministers] and union bodies. The decision we took on Saturday forced me to do a series of consultations on Sunday,” Motshekga said on Monday, apologising for the postponement...