Cabinet to announce end to rotational classes at schools
As the country’s, COVID-19 numbers continue to decline, and schools opened across the country, Cabinet is expected to announce the end of the rotational school learning system, which will allow the return of all pupils to classrooms.
Department spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga said that the department was actually in favour of pupils going back to class full-time. This comes after the Department of Basic Education senior officials meeting with the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC).
Currently, over 80% of South African schools are still operating on a rotational basis, where each child only attends school half of the time, on alternate days or weeks.