Mrs Angie Motshekga

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Angie Motshekga

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  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Speaker, indeed, it is not only as a department but also as a sector that we have learned our lessons. As a national department our responsibility is to monitor and advise. The Constitution does not allow us, by law, to go and interfere in the work of the province, and ...

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    No, Ntate Madisha, we need to be very scientific so that we are also not disingenuous about the points we are making. I have just said to you ... I am not sure what is similar. I just gave one example of meeting the Auditor-General who said that, in 2013, the ...

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Hon Chair, I am not sure where the spin comes from because in the report we gave to the NCOP, we spelled out what progress we've made. We've conceded that a lot of work still needs to be done and that is why, even in the response here ...

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Deputy Speaker, the Education Collaboration Framework, ECF, is a partnership initiative involving government, civil society and the business sector. It aims to strengthen co- operation among its stakeholders towards attainment of improved educational outcomes in the country. The ECF seeks to support the implementation of the education reform agenda.

    Central ...

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Deputy Speaker, I must say that the collaboration also involves us collaborating amongst ourselves as government. I have entered into a number of memorandums of understanding with colleagues - Correctional Service, Labour and all other departments - that have bearing.

    What we have done is establish a joint structure which involves others ...

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Chair, the hon Smiles is just hiding his attack on Sadtu by using the collaboration issue and quoting my words on "courageous leadership."

    I can report with confidence what courageous things we've done around the collaboration; I thought that was the issue at hand. As I've said, what ...

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, on the questions around infrastructure, the answer is based on the information that we have in the system. Of the almost 24 000 schools that we have, a total of almost 70% of the schools do not have libraries and 84% do not have laboratories. This does ...

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, as per the report, we are engaging the Department of Higher Education and also encouraging qualified teachers themselves to register for the ACE in librarianship so that they can also switch and take librarianship. We do it mainly through engagement with the Department of Higher Education. Thank ...

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, our reading strategy is contained in all the documents that the hon member has access to. I thought we were talking about infrastructure, but if you want to talk about reading then we are talking in general. There are many other factors that contribute towards poor reading ...

  • No2722E 11 Sep 2013

    Speaker, on the progress with regard to Limpopo and the Eastern Cape, we can report that the section 100(1)(b) intervention in the Eastern Cape education department has resulted in reasonably good progress in addressing a number of key prioritised issues as presented in the 2011-12 financial year. There ...