Johannesburg – Over 1 000 Grade 8 and Grade 1 learners who completed their applications are yet to be placed in schools in Gauteng, the provincial Department of Education confirmed on Tuesday morning.
However, Education MEC Matome Chiloane has assured that these pupils would be placed in classes as soon as possible.
In a media briefing called by Chiloane on Tuesday, the department has so far placed 290 751 learners in schools with 1 394 yet to be placed as of Tuesday morning. He said this amounted to about 0.5% of all applicants that are yet to be placed.
In the Ekurhuleni North District, 236 Grade 1 applicants remain unplaced in Olifantsfontein. The school will receive three additional…
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