From 2020, the Department of Education will focus on giving learners multiple skills before matriculating.
Gauteng Department of Education experienced several technical glitches due to the high number of applications on its first day.
A newly announced regulation for Gauteng will allow parents to apply to schools within a 30km radius of their homes.
Gauteng Department of Education will have unveiled 43 new schools by the end of March this year.
More than 20 000 pupils forfeited their placements in Gauteng schools, due to lack of proper documentation.
Exams are now done, now the job is up to the 9 500 markers.
Parents are still left in the dark as 748 students remain unplaced in the Gauteng education system for 2019.
No late applications will be accepted in January, the Education Department said
No new applications will be accepted in January, the Gauteng Department of Education has said.
No new applications will be accepted in January, the Gauteng Department of Education said.
In 2015, when the Paperless Classrooms were launched in Gauteng, 16 000 tablets were outstanding by the end of the year, most of which were gradually retrieved.
In total, the department received 285 834 applications by the 12th June closing date, of which 157 369 were for Grade one and 128 465 for Grade eight.
Plans to recover the tablets have not been made public yet.
A total of 12 684 applications were made by Non-South African Citizens.
The Gauteng Department of Education’s total budget for the 2017/18 financial year is R40.8 billion, an increase of R1.7 billion from the previous year.
The DA has said it was denied access to tender documents relating to the Gauteng’s Paperless Classrooms initiative.
Early bird applications for grades one and eight in Gauteng close at midnight tonight.
Since the Gauteng Department of Education opened applications on 2nd May, over 229 000 have been successful.