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30 March 2020

We don’t know when schools will reopen, says Motshekga, but matrics WILL still write

Capital Newspapers

Giving feedback on Saturday about the effect of the Covid-19 outbreak and the 21-day lockdown announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said that her department had no “guarantee” that schools would be reopening at the end of the 21-day lockdown.

She said it was too early to say whether the proposed end of the lockdown on 16 April would coincide with the reopening and the resumption of classroom teaching, since it would be up to the health minister to decide on whether it was safe for people to leave their homes.

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Capital Newspapers

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