The MEC refuses to back down from this fight and he is not alone.
Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says online application should take parents “less than five minutes.”
Tensions are running high as the EFF protest outside Hoerskool Overvaal in Vereeniging.
Schools have returned today, but thousands of students are still without a place.
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.
Plans to recover the tablets have not been made public yet.
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.
The Gauteng Department of Education has placed all pupils in grades one and eight for the 2017 academic year.
The top three matric pupils at all schools will get a bursary to study at university from the Gauteng Department of Education.
Over 12 000 walk-in applications were received by the Gauteng Department of Education, hampering the process to place kids in grades one and eight.
The Gauteng Department of Education has teamed up with the Department of Community Safety to develop a security management plan to combat crime.
The DA has accused the Gauteng Department of Education of procuring smart boards at inflated prices and rigging the tendering process.
The Gauteng Department of Education today revealed a brand new addition to its ICT rollout plan for Gauteng schools, in the form of eChalkboards.
Grade 11 learners in no-fee paying township schools across Gauteng will have to wait a bit longer to receive their free tablets this year.
IT entrepreneur says her Gauteng admissions idea was stolen after the Department of Education rejected it as “stupid”.