Schools Reopening Plan

The Department of Basic Education has health precautions planned to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus when schools reopen. 

The precautions are outlined in the department’s Covid-19 basic education sector plan which was presented to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education and the Select Committee on Education, Technology, Arts and Culture on Wednesday morning.

While the reopening dates have not been officially announced and the country waits for Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s media briefing on Thursday, the plan they discussed on Wednesday morning outlined the planned health precautions.

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