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Learners Score Big

In keeping to the spirit of the International Day for People with Albinisim, the Department facilitated a visit of few learners with Albinisim to the Transnet Phelophepha Health Care Train in PinaarRivier Station today.

The learners received detection of medical conditions,eye screening, education and were made aware of the importance of looking after their health.

The learners also received free eye spectacles, skincare ointments and hats. They were over the moon by the generosity they received, thanks to the professional gesture of the Phelophepha Health Care Train Staff and the leadership of DPSA.

The Department reiterates its clarion call to communities to give special care and support to all learners with Albinisim.

" Be the Legacy "

MEC Malaza requests School Governing Bodies to:

• Work with community leaders to ensure that the service delivery protest do not deprive learners their constitutional right to education.

• Work with principals and avoid unnecessary conflicts in schools.

• Assist schools to enforce a good code of conduct of learners.

• Support teachers at all times.

• Use the resources of schools for the intended purpose.

• Attend capacity building programmes of School Governing Bodies.

• Co-opt people with the requisite skills in the School Governing Bodies.

• Identify community members of integrity and appoint patrons in their schools.

• Form solid and functional SGB - sub committees and work collaboratively with structures such as the Moral Regeneration Movement to instill sound value systems in schools.

• Convene fruitful meetings with parents and be open and transparent about the day to day activities of the school governing bodies .

• Work with non-governmental institutions such as SANCA, Banks, Big Business to create a favorable teaching and learning environment in schools and

• Embrace IT and learn from the resent trends and ways of doing things.

MEC visits Phatfwa Secondary School

Phatfwa Secondary School was established in 1983 currently it has 725 learners and its 2017 Grade 12 class obtained 66.1% passrate.

The MEC will use the occasion to encourage learners to focus on their studies and to request teachers to inspire and instil a sense of purpose to learners in all grades.


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