50 000 parents have not confirmed child school placements

Gauteng Education says online applications have been successful, and they have placed 162 201 learners out of the 232 922 who applied.

The department is urging parents who have not confirmed placement offers for their children in schools to do so quickly.

Gauteng Education MEC spokesperson, Oupa Bodibe, says about 50 000 parents have not responded to offers, and 16 000 have not submitted relevant documents to the schools.

Listen the audio below to hear what will happen to those who do not confirm school placement offers...


This article first appeared on 702 : 50 000 parents have not confirmed child school placements


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
School's gender neutral uniform policy lauded

School's gender neutral uniform policy lauded

The school's Governing Body Foundation says Westerford's idea is good but other schools should not be forced to adopt it.

Gauteng Education to help schools change colonial and apartheid names

Gauteng Education to help schools change colonial and apartheid names

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says old school name changes need to happen even though it is a long legal process.

Lesufi apologises for reinstating teacher who had sex with a learner

Lesufi apologises for reinstating teacher who had sex with a learner

Gauteng education MEC admits he made the call to have the teacher reinstated, but says he did not have all the facts at the time.

What are the delays in releasing 'Jobs for Cash' report?

What are the delays in releasing 'Jobs for Cash' report?

Delays in releasing the 'Jobs for Cash' report by Minister Motshekga has invited criticism about SADTU's influence in the debacle.

More delays for Gauteng's online school registration system

More delays for Gauteng's online school registration system

The Gauteng Education Department has come under fire again over more delays to the online submissions due to a technical glitch.

Department mustn't punish teachers who cash out their pensions early - Sadtu

Department mustn't punish teachers who cash out their pensions early - Sadtu

Teacher union Sadtu says that the Education Department needs to address teacher welfare to curb resignation and early retirement.

Popular articles
Plans to end death penalty in Malaysia could see seven South African lives saved

Plans to end death penalty in Malaysia could see seven South African lives saved

The Department Of International Relations says it welcomes plans by the Malaysian government to abolish the death penalty.

10-year-old maths whiz Sbahle Zwane gets a scholarship from Curro school

10-year-old maths whiz Sbahle Zwane gets a scholarship from Curro school

Azania Mosaka catches up with Sbahle Zwane's mother to hear about developments with his schooling.

[WATCH] Man exposes people selling stolen goods on Facebook

[WATCH] Man exposes people selling stolen goods on Facebook

Anton Fourie says he used his phone to record the interaction to create awareness of what is going on in the community.

Pieter du Toit on VBS, Malema's EFF and contradicting ethics

Pieter du Toit on VBS, Malema's EFF and contradicting ethics

Malema has accused the rogue unit of still being operational and Pravin Gordhan of working in the background against the EFF.

Zondi tells court that she had to 'look happy' in church out of fear for Omotoso

Zondi tells court that she had to 'look happy' in church out of fear for Omotoso

Cheryl Zondi is testifying against Pastor Timothy Omotoso who is accused of rape and human trafficking in his Durban church.

Funny Cape fashionista Nadia Jaftha making waves with her mom

Funny Cape fashionista Nadia Jaftha making waves with her mom

Fashion blogger Nadia Jaftha takes fans through her serious love of style, as well as her silly moments with sidekick mom, Nawal.