South Africa: Basic Education Committee to Visit Limpopo and Mpumalanga

The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education will this week visit Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces to assess the implementation of key priority areas.

The Committee will meet, among others, provincial education departments, schools, School governing bodies and organised labour. The purpose of the visit is to continually monitor and oversee the implementation of key priority areas.

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VSA-at-Scifest-5In this regard, the Committee’s oversight seeks to focus on the provision of Learner Teacher Support Materials (LTSM), teacher supply, utilisation and development, the availability of learner transport and school nutrition to qualifying learners and the functionality of school governance and management bodies.

The Committee will also focus on inclusive education, social mobilisation and wellbeing, Early Childhood Development and the state if school infrastructure and ICT.

These priorities form part of the Education Sector’s “non-negotiables”. As part of its oversight function, the Committee will conduct in-loco sight visits to schools to gain firsthand experience and information regarding the implementation of these priority areas