Government orders ‘mask breaks’ for pupils as schools reopen

The government has ordered the country’s schools to grant pupils “mask breaks” after every two hours to prevent carbon dioxide retention. According to local media reports, the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) has expressed concerns about […]

Here are the updated return dates and plans for schools in South Africa

The Department of Basic Education has published the updated return dates and plans for schools in South Africa. In a gazette published on Thursday, the 15th of July, basic education minister, Angie Motshekga said schools […]

Angie Motshekga slams myths surrounding vaccines after teachers refuse the jab

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga says some teachers were hesitant to get vaccinated against Covid-19 because of myths about the jab affecting women’s fertility. Motshekga was briefing the media at the Gallagher Convention Centre vaccination […]

Full marks for educator vaccine administration

More than 21 819 teachers and support staff in Mpumalanga have received the Covid-19 jab. This is according to the provincial Department of Health. The spokesperson for the department, Dumisani Malamule said there are 20 […]

Delta variant rapidly spreading in Limpopo, detected in children less than 12 months.

Limpopo health authorities have confirmed the detection of the rapid spreading Delta variant of the coronavirus in the province. Infections have also been detected in children aged less than 12 months. The authorities believe that […]

DBE gazettes school new reopening dates while NSC examinations continue

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has published new school reopening dates for the third term following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of the escalation to level four lockdown. On Sunday, Ramaphosa, as part of his […]