GDE Working Tirelessly To Place Remaining 571 Grade 1 & 8 Learners
The Gauteng Division of Schooling (GDE) needs to announce that as of Friday, 13 January 2023, a complete of 571 Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners — whose dad and mom and guardians submitted full functions on the On-line Admissions system — stay to be positioned.
This interprets to 97 Grade 1 learners and 474 Grade 8 learners who departmental officers are working in the direction of inserting.
This merely implies that the 2023 On-line Admissions system has efficiently facilitated the position of over 291 574 Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners (Grade 1: 139 367 and Grade 8: 152 207) so far.Accordingly, placement challenges inside our recognized high-pressure areas – the place sure colleges obtained a a lot larger variety of functions than the variety of learners they will accommodate – are being attended to by means of a wide range of interventions which is able to make sure that all learners are positioned.
To alleviate capability stress, the GDE is constructing satellite tv for pc colleges in high-pressure areas. These are colleges that are an extension of sure high-pressure colleges, however are constructed on a special web site or geographical space not removed from the principle college.
In Johannesburg West, we have now already constructed a satellite tv for pc college for Florida Excessive College, that means that we are going to proceed to position learners at that faculty.
The identical applies for Tshwane West, the place two satellite tv for pc colleges at the moment below development, Theresapark Major College No. 2 and Theresapark Secondary College.In Ekurhuleni, particularly in Kempton Park, high-pressure colleges will use specialist rooms for educating, and these have helped considerably to extend capability.
Olifantsfontein Major College will likely be assisted with the supply of extra cellular school rooms to accommodate all unplaced learners at that faculty.
Dad and mom who search to use for interior grades outdoors of Grade 1 and Grade 8 are strongly inspired to go to their nearest GDE District Workplace after our 10 Day Headcount on 24 January 2023. It will put our Districts in a greater place to present dad and mom the required help they want for placement as obtainable areas at colleges would have been decided at that stage.
As well as, the GDE has commissioned principals at colleges to develop catch-up programmes to accommodate learners who have been unplaced in the course of the begin of the 2023 educational yr.“Our workforce is working across the clock to make sure that all learners are positioned.
We attraction with all dad and mom and guardians to permit these processes to happen as they’ll consequence within the profitable placement of their kids. We profusely apologise for the inconvenience precipitated and we lengthen our greatest needs to all learners and lecturers for the 2023 educational yr,” stated MEC Chiloane.
For extra info, contact the Gauteng Division of Schooling’s Spokesperson, Steve Mabona on 072 574 3860.