Limpopo textbook delivery on track - NGO

2014-01-20 15:40

Johannesburg - Civil society lobby group Section27 is impressed with the state of text book deliveries in Limpopo for the 2014 academic year, it said on Monday.

"We commend the department of basic education and the Limpopo department of education on their improvement in textbook delivery for the 2014 academic year," Section27 spokesperson Nikki Stein said in a statement.

Stein said the organisation used a sample of 80 schools in the area, and that all schools had confirmed delivery of textbooks.

The school governing bodies in the sample told the organisation that the Limpopo education department would address shortages reported to them without delay.

She encouraged schools to continue reporting textbooks shortages in the province to both departments and the lobby group to ensure that shortages were addressed as soon as possible.

  • Bob McMillen - 2014-01-20 15:47

    Impressed that they can deliver text books ? wow, very easy to impress some people.

      Mandy Pepler - 2014-01-20 15:51

      What should be the norm has now become an achievement. Government trying so hard to look competent ahead of 2014 elections.

      Ayanda Koza - 2014-01-20 16:00

      Government WORKS! Viva 2014 Viva. Viva President Zuma Viva. Viva future VIVA!

  • Phil Man - 2014-01-20 15:52

    Was it not supposed to be delivered before the schools reopened for the year?

      Jeremy Forbes - 2014-01-20 17:03

      Yes, my question these textbooks are on track to where precisely.

  • Nomcebo Ngidi - 2014-01-20 16:24

    please give us something negative ,something positive is depressing, we need to blame someone its in our vains maan

  • Vince Muller - 2014-01-20 16:31

    Funny that a basic thing like just delivering books became an issue... those people in charge is non other than idiots.. it's such an easy task... all it needs is a it of planning... so why aking heroes of idiots? If tsis n issue, I don't wanto see them woking.

  • slipka - 2014-01-20 16:33

    This shouldn't even be news, nor an achievement. This should be a given.

  • John Carpenter - 2014-01-20 18:36

    why does this make news.... in my day it was just expected that government departments do what they get paid to do with the cANCer government it seems they just do what they get paid to do then its out the norm

  • Rofhiwa Ronald - 2014-01-20 18:47

    i apreciate ur job section27 we r proud of u . i willb glad if ucan expand ur company n have offices in every provinces i sa n keep up the good work ::ONE::

  • Martin Fourie - 2014-01-21 10:22

    On track, they say, while the schools have been open almost a week.

  • Margaret Cox - 2014-01-21 17:18

    It would be more impressive if little ones weren't dying in the toilets.

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