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NSC Examination Outcomes 2018; State of School Readiness 2019; with Deputy Minister present
12 Feb 2019
The Committee was first briefed by the Department of Basic Education on the State of School Readiness for 2019. The Deputy Minister led the presentation and said the main challenges are migration, overcrowding, sanitation and planning. On migration, the Western Cape and Gauteng remain the biggest recipients of migrant learners. ...
Schools that Work; Early Grade Reading; 25 Year Review
27 Nov 2018
The Committee was briefed by the Department on Basic Education on Early Grade Reading Studies; the Schools That Work Survey II and the 25 Year Review of Basic Education. The Minister had tasked the National Education Evaluation and Development Unit to conduct a study into why some schools performed better ...
Whole School District Approach: NECT progress report; Basic Education BRRR
16 Oct 2018
This was a roundtable meeting with the National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT), which was given an opportunity to present an updated report on the impact and challenges of its programme.
The NECT said that there had been growth in the programme, but ...
Department of Basic Education, Umalusi, SACE 2017/18 Annual Reports; with Deputy Minister
10 Oct 2018
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education was briefed by the Department of Basic Education (DBE), the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi), and the South African Council of Educators (SACE) on their annual reports.
The Deputy Minister for Education highlighted some items that ...
Examination Readiness 2018: Department and Umalusi briefing
9 Oct 2018
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) and Umalusi briefed the Committee on their state of readiness for the 2018 examinations. The DBE’s presentation was in two parts. The first part dealt with learner readiness for the 2018 examinations. A lot of focus has been put into getting learners ready for ...
Schools for the Deaf: DEAFSA; DBE; UMALUSI; Principals Organisation roundtable
12 Sep 2018
This was a roundtable meeting where stakeholders in deaf education were given a chance to express their grievances and achievements with regard to deaf education in South Africa. The Department of Basic Education (DBE) attended in order to report on its involvement in the process thus far.
DeafSA said education ...
Department of Basic Education Quarter 1 performance
4 Sep 2018
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) present the First Quarterly Report on its performance in meeting its strategic objectives for 2018/19. It highlighted its performance outputs against the planned targets in the Annual Performance Plan and its Quarter 1 expenditure for 2018/19.
• The Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill task ...
The Quality Learning and Teaching Campaign is geared to mobilising stakeholders to play a role and take responsibility for the attainment of quality learning and teaching. The QLTC has been repositioned to respond to the dictates of the Education Action Plan to 2019: Towards the Realisation of Schooling 2030. Some ...
Department of Basic Education Quarter 4 performance
5 Jun 2018
The Department on Basic Education (DBE) met with the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education to present itas fourth quarterly report for the 2017/2018 financial year. DBE reflected on the fourth quarter outputs achieved in comparison to the planned targets of the pre-determined objectives for the year; as well as the ...
Powers and Privileges of Parliament
Powers, Privileges and Immunities of Parliament Amendment Bill: committee report
29 May 2018
The Committee met briefly to approve the report on the processes followed in amending the Powers and Privileges and Immunities of Parliament and Provincial Legislatures Act.
Members of the Committee pointed out instances where, for purposes of absolute accuracy, it would be preferable for the report to use the exact ...