On day 378 of the national lockdown, Elitsha looks back at the past twelve months and the pictures we took.
While some schools in the Eastern Cape may have sufficient teachers, they may not have a library or laboratory – like Gcinubuzwe Combined School in Jansenville.
Reports by Sadtu regions in the EC add to concerns raised by members of parliament over the state of readiness of schools to re-open in the province.
To round off the year, here are just a few snippets of stories Elitsha overed this year.
Teachers’ unions in Zimbabwe have rejected the government’s latest offer to settle the dispute.
The school principal abandoned his post after he was accused by parents and community members of misusing school funds.
The surge in numbers of students testing positive is a cause for concern for universities in the Eastern Cape.
School patrollers and covid-19 brigades say they have not been paid for the past three months.
The Public Service Commission announced that all civil servants will receive a top-up on their salaries but it does not match teachers’ salary demand.