After successfully shutting down an illegal school in Ivory Park, Johannesburg, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has vowed to intensify its Operation Vala programme to clamp down on bogus schools.
The department last week closed down Milton Park English Foundation school which had been operating since 2018.
GDE spokesperson, Steve Mabona, confirmed to IOL the owners of the school were Zimbabwean nationals.
He added the department officials went to the school with the intention of closing it down but by then the owners had already fled the premises.
Mabona added the illegally-run school had been offering tuition for learners from Grade R to Grade 9, with a learner enrolment of 111…
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