Cape Town – Public comments and submissions regarding the Basic Education Laws Amendment (Bela) Bill have closed and there is concern about how the final bill will affect basic education.
The bill was introduced in Parliament on January 10 and is at the National Assembly level. It amends the South African Schools Act and Employment of Educators Act.
A draft Bela Bill was published for public comment in October 2017, and after a consultative process, the Cabinet approved that it be introduced in Parliament on November 24, last year.
The portfolio committee on basic education welcomed the submissions of written comments on the bill for a three-month period.
The bill will allow the amendment…
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