Concern about nearly 200 storm-hit KZN schools as academic year starts

2022-01-20 07:00:00 AM

Concern about nearly 200 storm-hit KZN schools as academic year starts

Concern about nearly 200 storm-hit KZN schools as academic year starts

Basic education deputy minister Dr Reginah Mhaule has expressed concern that the recent storms which affected at least 190 KwaZulu-Natal schools posed a threat to teaching and learning.

Schools in KwaZulu-Natal opened for the new academic year on Wednesday.“In uMgungundlovu district there are at least 41 schools affected. This does not mean that the children did not go to school.“The head of department has promised that the department will dispatch mobile classrooms this week which will ensure teaching and learning continue,” she said.

She said in some cases it was not only school infrastructure which was damaged by the storms and rain, but also bridges and roads which led to the schools.“There are 11 of those schools and we made an instruction for the schools not to open until the water subsides,” said Mhaule.

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Mhaule, who was accompanied by KwaZulu-Natal education MEC Kwazi Mshengu, kicked off her oversight and monitoring visit at Izwilesizwe Primary before proceeding to Georgetown High in Pietermaritzburg.1 day ago “There are 11 of those schools and we made an instruction for the schools not to open until the water subsides,” said Mhaule.1 day ago “There are 11 of those schools and we made an instruction for the schools not to open until the water subsides,” said Mhaule.READ: It follows a tough two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Schools in KwaZulu-Natal opened for the new academic year on Wednesday. “In uMgungundlovu district there are at least 41 schools affected. “We are going to allow the law to take its course. This does not mean that the children did not go to school. We are engaging the security cluster together with co-operative governance department to come closer and try to resolve the issue. “The head of department has promised that the department will dispatch mobile classrooms this week which will ensure teaching and learning continue,” she said. This cannot be resolved by education,” said Mhaule. She said in some cases it was not only school infrastructure which was damaged by the storms and rain, but also bridges and roads which led to the schools.

“There are 11 of those schools and we made an instruction for the schools not to open until the water subsides,” said Mhaule. “When we got to Imbali, teachers were all ready to teach and this means that a trend has been set for the whole year,” she said. “When we got to Imbali, teachers were all ready to teach and this means that a trend has been set for the whole year,” she said. The minister’s visit comes as schools in uMkhambathini were forced to close because of a legal dispute involving the traditional authority. “We are going to allow the law to take its course. At Georgetown’s entrance, many anxious parents had camped out in a bid to get their children enrolled. We are engaging the security cluster together with co-operative governance department to come closer and try to resolve the issue. “We are dealing with two categories. This cannot be resolved by education,” said Mhaule. One category was recorded by us last year and has seen the number declining.

She said she felt encouraged by the number of pupils on the streets making their way to school. “When we got to Imbali, teachers were all ready to teach and this means that a trend has been set for the whole year,” she said. Conversely, there are parents who wake up and have not applied or in some cases applied to one school only,” said Mshengu. Conversely, there are parents who wake up and have not applied or in some cases applied to one school only,” said Mshengu. .