Schools reopening: Unions, governing bodies want pupils to return to daily classes to catch up

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Teacher unions believe there is a need for all primary school pupils to return to daily timetabling because they have fallen behind with the curriculum.
Teacher unions believe there is a need for all primary school pupils to return to daily timetabling because they have fallen behind with the curriculum.
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All primary school pupils are expected to go back to school daily from Monday, 2 August 2021.

Teacher unions and school governing body association, the Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) believe there will be no major issues and that primary schools should come up with creative ways to avoid the risk of spreading Covid-19.

The Department of Basic Education last week gazetted the new reopening dates after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the extension of lockdown Level 4.

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