Education: South Africa

  • All early childhood development centres in Gauteng to close.
  • Plan in place to recover ‘lost’ school days. Bongekile Macupe. Mail and Guardian March 20 - 26, 2020. p14. With schools closing two days before and opening eight days after Easter break, provincial departments of education have cancelled the autumn matric camps and have instead encouraged learners to study on their own. 

Language and Literacy 

  • .Use African languages to promote learning. Zime Sigenu.  Mail and Guardian March 20 - 26, 2020. p31. The use of English in lectures can alienate and silence students because they feel inadequate.
  • World Read Aloud Day Breaks a record.Mail and Guardian March 20 - 26, 2020. p31. This year Nalíbali, reading-for- enjoyment campaign set a target to read aloud to two million children on World Read Aloud Day in February.

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