Although government has shut down 1 503 schools in South Africa since 2021, Education MEC David Maynier has clarified there won’t be closures any time soon in the province.
Maynier announced a moratorium on school closures against the fresh backdrop of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga telling the National Assembly that 1 503 schools were not viable and had been closed.
A Department of Basic Education report identifies six schools in the province as “non-viable”, six identified for “rationalisation”, and 10 that have been closed or merged since last year.
However, Maynier believes the guidelines and framework are flawed.
“I have decided to place a moratorium on school…
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