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Mathematics, Science and Technology Strategies and Interventions (teacher training and development, teacher demand/needs, learner uptake, improved subject performance): DBE briefing with Deputy Minister
17 May 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education was briefed by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) on the mathematics (hereafter referred to as maths), science and technology strategies and interventions on teacher training and development, teacher demands/needs, learner uptake, and improved subject performance.
The Committee heard ...
Status of school infrastructure, ASIDI and SAFE programmes; engagement with Kagiso Trust
10 May 2022
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education convened in a virtual meeting to receive a briefing from Kagiso Trust on its roles, functions, and responsibilities. The Committee also received a briefing by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) on the progress and status of school infrastructure, the Accelerated School Infrastructure ...
Engagements on Petition by Hon M Sukers pertaining to closure of Seekoegat Primary School
3 May 2022
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education met with the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and members of the Seekoegat community on a petition against the closure of Seekoegat Primary school. The petition was sponsored by ACDP Member of Parliament, Ms M Sukers.
The community members were ...
Committee Strategic Planning Session; BELA Bill Public Participation Programme
19 Apr 2022
The purpose of the virtual meeting was to allow Members to reflect on the annual performance and strategic plans of the Committee over the last two years and to discuss its plans for the coming two years. This would allow for the drafting of a comprehensive legacy report by ...
Department of Basic Education 2021/22 Quarter 3 performance; with Minister
29 Mar 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Department of Basic Education Quarter 3 performance 2021/22 indicated 90% of targets have been met while 10% have been partially achieved.
In the discussion, the Committee enquired about the infrastructure backlog, monitoring in schools and the implementation of the National Reading Plan. The relationship ...
Umalusi & SACE 2022/23 Annual Performance Plans; with Deputy Minister
22 Mar 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Committee generally welcomed the presentations by the Umalusi Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi) and the South African Council of Educators (SACE), and congratulated both Councils on successfully navigating through some real challenges and emerging ...
Department of Basic Education 2022/23 Annual Performance Plan; with Minister
15 Mar 2022
Members welcomed the presentation in a virtual meeting by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) on its annual performance plan, but raised concerns on the learning time that had been lost due to Covid-19, and asked if learners would be able to catch up. They were ...
Status Report on ECD Migration: DBE & DSD briefing; with DSD Minister & DBE Deputy Minister
9 Mar 2022
In this virtual meeting, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the Department of Social Development (DSD), briefed the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education and the Portfolio Committee on Social Development on the updated Status Report on the Migration of Early Childhood Development (ECD) to DBE. The Minister of Social ...
ATC210303: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education on an oversight visit to the Gauteng Province (Ekurhuleni North Education Districts), KwaZulu-Natal Province (Umzimkhulu and Ixopo Education Districts) and Eastern Cape Province (Matatiele and Mount Fletcher Education Districts) dated 3 March 2021.
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education met on ...
The Committee was briefed in a virtual meeting by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) on the objectives of the Quality Learning and Teaching Campaign (QLTC), and its achievements thus far.
The main objective of the QLTC was to mobilise stakeholders to play a role in achieving quality education ...