Gauteng Education Department re-opening for late admissions

Late online admissions for schools in Gauteng will open again.
Late online admissions for schools in Gauteng will open again.

The Gauteng Education department has shared on their social media that parents will be able to make late online admissions for schools in Gauteng from the 15th of January.

But hurry, the department will close again on 24 January.

This follows after the MEC of Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi was placed under pressure by a lack of placements for thousands of children.

Parents reached out to Parent24 to express their frustration, and shared their stories all over social media.

Read more here: Time is ticking for Panyaza Lesufi to place Gauteng learners

When Lesufi indicated that he'd successfully placed all children, parents once again took to social media stating their children were being placed in schools far from their homes, claiming their children were being 'dumped' - read the full story here: MEC 'dumping' unplaced pupils in schools, say Gauteng parents

The Gauteng Department of Education has said they anticipate high volumes of entries, but will ensure that placements occur without delay.

Has your child been placed in the school of your choice?

If not, here are some of your options:

School admission nightmare? Here’s what to do

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