Cape Town – For the remainder of the year, extra time will be allocated for maths and reading subjects for foundation phase grades to make up for “severe” learning losses caused by Covid-19.
The announcement was made after a visit by Education MEC David Maynier to Boundary Primary School in Bonteheuwel on Tuesday.
For the third and fourth term, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) said grades 1 to 3 – the grades most severely impacted by the pandemic – would be allocated increased time for maths and reading each week.
Maynier said: “The intervention will see an extra two hours per week allocated to reading and one extra hour per week for maths, for all foundation phase…
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