Education assistants and school principals hope that the contract for education assistants gets extended as they are playing an important role in learning and teaching under Covid-19.
Two education stakeholders say they are not opposed to the introduction of classroom assistants that would facilitate lesson plans for teachers that need to be working from home due to covid-19 vulnerability.
The WCED has condemned the shutting down of schools by parents demanding that the schools be deep cleaned after teachers test positive for covid-19.
The KEF says that the Western Cape Education Department has no plan to deal with COVID-19 as the schools re-open while shifting responsibilities to schools.
The Khayelitsha Education Forum has vowed to continue with protests if their demands for security at schools are not met by the Western Cape Education Department.
The Khayelitsha Education Forum led a march to the Magistrate Court calling for improved safety at schools in the area.