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Department Update on COVID-19 School Compliance measures, challenges and mitigations
30 Jun 2020
Report of the meeting to follow.
Basic Education Budget: Committee Report
28 May 2020
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education and the Select Committee on Education and Technology, Sports, Arts and Culture met to adopt the draft minutes of ...
Umalusi 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan; with Minister
19 May 2020
The Council for Quality Assurance and Training (Umalusi) presented its annual performance plan, strategic plan and budget, and told the committees it was continuing to engage the DBE on strategies ...
South African Council of Educators (SACE) 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
12 May 2020
The Committees resolved to consider the adoption of the ...
COVID-19 Update & DBE 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan; with Ministry
5 May 2020
A joint virtual meeting of the Portfolio Committee and the Select Committee on Education were briefed on how the Department of Basic Education would spend its 2020/21 budget ...
Schooling during COVID-19 Lockdown: update with Deputy Minister
28 Apr 2020
A joint meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education, and the ...
Programmes for improving foundational skills of literacy and numeracy; policy with regard to refugees
10 Mar 2020
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) presented a report on the programmes for improving the foundational skills of literacy and numeracy. While there were a number of factors that affected high school children, which may also trigger dropping out of school, evidence suggested that the root cause of school dropouts ...
ECD migration from DSD to DBE; Tracking progress in ECD service delivery: NGO briefing
3 Mar 2020
The joint meeting of the Portfolio Committees on Basic Education and Social Development heard a progress report from the Departments of Basic Education (DBE) and Social Development (DSD) on the migration of Early Childhood Development (ECD) from DSD to DBE.
All parties acknowledged the importance of ECD as the starting ...
DBE 2019/20 Quarter 3 performance; Impact of SONA; with Deputy Minister
25 Feb 2020
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) briefed the Committee on the significance of the President’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) and recommended that it consider the impact of the government’s priorities on the South African education sector over the next five years. There had been a lot ...
DBE response to SAHRC on Inclusive Education, Persons with Disabilities, Mental Health: with Deputy Minister
18 Feb 2020
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) gave a status report on processing the recommendations of the two 2019 SAHRC Reports. One of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) recommendations in its Special Schools report was that DBE must produce a report showing what has been done to demonstrate its ...