Over 1,000 reception class teachers needed


Government’s Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) programme will require over 1,500 pre-primary teachers, an additional 1,200 teacher aides by 2018 when rolled out nationally.

The programme, which started as a pilot project in six schools in the Kgalagadi region, has thus far been rolled out to 382 primary schools, with 535 teachers offering reception classes.

The initiative is implemented under the Education and Training Sector Strategic Plan (ETSSP), under which ECCD is viewed as the flagship for education transformation. This strategy, expected to transform education runs from 2015-2020.

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Tighten the law on drug dealers

Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people amongst our society and as such they have come up with tight strategies on how to push their business.Drug addiction is bad, and while the individual on drugs sometimes might have been the one who...

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