Vembe District visit schools

Vhembe District Municipality command council says they are impressed with the school attendance programme, through facing challenges of shortage of classrooms and proper facilities.

Today the district command council visited schools to monitor how they are implementing the rules of Corona virus. More than 10 schools where visited today including; Liivha Combined School, Hlaluko High School and EPP Mhinga. The focus was on grade 10, 11 and 12 learners, while other grades will be at school the following week. Municipal spokesperson Moses Shivambu says teachers with coronavirus signs are working from home but school programme are still going on.

Limpopo Education MEC Polly Boshielo says she was very happy to see how serious learners are to go back to school, apart from the fear of the spread of Corona virus. Boshielo was impressed with the way covid 19 regulation are being followed, though there is shortage of classrooms. Teaching and learning continued as per timetable. The department is working very hard to make sure that mobile classrooms are being delivered to various schools”, she said.

practicing social distance during break time

Congress of South Africa Student Secretary in Limpopo Scalo Mahladisa says school around Limpopo are not ready to open due to lack of classrooms. He continued to say that teachers are going through hard times teaching number of classrooms due to comorbidities.

The Department of Education in Limpopo says they will provide psychosocial support to learners, teachers and non-educating staff who are facing challenges on new, normal and reopening of schools.

Aluwani Rasilingwane

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