GDE PLACED OVER 260 000 GRADE 1 AND GRADE 8 LEARNERS FOR 2023
The Gauteng Division of Schooling (GDE) needs to announce that, as of Wednesday, 30 November 2022, a complete of 268 192 Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners, whose dad and mom utilized utilizing the GDE On-line Admissions System, have been efficiently positioned. This interprets to a complete of 135 465 Grade 1 learners and 132 727 Grade 8 learners who’ve been positioned in preparation for the 2023 tutorial yr.
It should be famous that, after conducting an intensive evaluation on our On-line Admissions System, it’s unlikely that the remaining variety of learners shall be positioned by finish of enterprise at this time, as purported in our earlier communication to the general public. As such, we want to profusely apologise to folks for this inconvenience.
Subsequently, solely 31 549 (Grade 1: 8 142 and Grade 8: 23 407) stay to be positioned, and our officers throughout the province are working tirelessly to make sure that these learners are adequately positioned.That is to guarantee dad and mom that the location course of will proceed till all unplaced learners are positioned accordingly.
As talked about beforehand, our problem is capability at colleges in excessive strain areas that acquired giant volumes of purposes, which exceed the variety of learners they will accommodate. We have now due to this fact determined to extend capability in any respect recognized excessive strain colleges by offering cell items that shall be delivered earlier than the graduation of the 2023 tutorial yr.
We have now additionally strengthened our switch placement system, which means that some learners who couldn’t be positioned at most well-liked colleges as a result of capability constraints have been, and can proceed being, transferred to colleges with obtainable house.
From Thursday, 1 December 2022, we’ll begin with the method of inserting all candidates who have been unable to offer their proof of deal with throughout the software interval. Throughout this course of, all candidates who submitted incomplete paperwork (proof of residential deal with) shall be supplied placement at colleges with obtainable house. Dad and mom will obtain switch placement affords through SMS, they usually may additionally go surfing to the System to test their placement standing.
We want to reiterate that the system shall be open from 20 December 2022 till 20 January 2023 for late purposes to accommodate dad and mom who have been unable to use. Dad and mom who utilized throughout the software interval MUST NOT re-apply throughout the late software interval.
It is very important observe that purposes made throughout the late software interval shall be positioned at colleges with obtainable areas. Faculties which have reached full capability is not going to be obtainable for fogeys making use of throughout the late software interval. Late candidates shall be allowed to submit just one software, which is able to end in quick placement.Upon submitting a late software, candidates should submit all paperwork bodily on the college(s) they utilized to from 9 January 2023 to finalise their placement.
“We want to guarantee dad and mom that when the 2023 tutorial yr commences, we’re adamant that each Grade 1 and Grade 8 learner in Gauteng shall be at a desk with studying materials in a category with an educator receiving high quality schooling. As such, we attraction for persistence amongst dad and mom as we embark on the method of finalising the location of all unplaced learners,” mentioned Gauteng Schooling MEC Matome Chiloane.
For extra info, contact the Gauteng Division of Schooling’s Spokesperson, Steve Mabona on 072 574 3860.For extra updates concerning GDE associated information and knowledge, observe us on our web site and social media platforms:Fb: The Gauteng Division of Schooling Twitter: C[email protected] Instagram: AgautenudepartmentofeducationFor media releases, speeches and information go to the Gauteng Division of Schooling’s portal at https://schooling.ciautenumov.za
Issued by the Gauteng Division of Schooling