The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) has recommended that “clear provisions” regulating language policy be inserted in the Basic Education Laws Amendment (Bela) Bill, to facilitate access and uniformity across the system.
In delivering its oral contribution to the draft regulation in Parliament this week, the teachers’ union said it also felt that provision should be made to unlock stalemates between the heads of department and the SGB relating to schools’ language policy.
Sadtu recommended that a clause be inserted that will ensure that SBGs do not apply the school’s language policy directly in the admission of entry-phase learners.
The Portfolio Committee on…
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