25 October 2020
MPUMALANGA – Non performing schools in Mpumalanga will get a chance to improve their below 70% performance mark after 66 Spring Vacation Centres were arranged by the Department of Education. The centres will cater for 11 881 Grade 12 learners from schools.
“We intend to support all schools and non performing schools so that they can all move beyond the 70% performance mark. Our main focus is on quality passes as we expect our learners to pass with good grades,” MEC for Education, Mr Bonakele Majuba
The vacation classes will run from 26 to 30 October focusing on 11 high enrollment subjects and 942 teachers have been selected to teach in these centres.
Majuba is set to visit Mabothe Secondary School Center in Mmametlake at the Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality on Monday. This Centre will host three schools, namely Mmametlake , Mmabothe and Rathanhana Secondary Schools with a total of 425 grade 12 learners.
The Department said it will provide Nutrition to all learners and Scholar Transport where needed.