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.
Parents and SGBs of mud schools in Port St Johns say they have tried in vain to get government to build proper classrooms.
Learning and teaching is compromised in one of the schools affected by a recent storm in the Eastern Cape. The Department of Education claims that Disaster Management has not finalised the report, three weeks after the school’s roof was damaged.
In a province that always lags behind in matric results every year, the Eastern Cape Education Department held an awards ceremony at the Osner Hotel, East London on Thursday to recognise innovation and excellence in teaching.
Ululations, clapping of hands and dancing occurred at Dedeni Primary school in Lusikisiki, north of Port St Johns, when the Eastern Cape Department of Education delivered 10 mobile classes and toilets early this month.