The Gauteng Department of Health (GDE) has placed a total of 268 192 Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners for the 2023 school year as of 30 November 2022.
Placement process to continue until all learners are placed
A total of 135 465 Grade 1 learners and 132 727 Grade 8 learners have been placed in preparation for the 2023 academic year.
The GDE noted that it would be unlikely that all learners would be placed by the end of the day, this is contrary to what it has communicated to the public previously.
A total of 8 142 Grade 1 and 23 407 Grade 8 learners remain to be placed.
The GDE assured parents that the placement process with continue until all learners are placed.
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