‘Poor programming’ earns Gauteng schools system a giant F

05 November 2019 - 05:58 By PREGA GOVENDER
Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has defended his department's online registration system.
Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has defended his department's online registration system.
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An influential governing body association has blamed the chaos around 2020’s placement of Grade 1 and 8 pupils at Gauteng schools on the programming of the online application system and the dire shortage of schools.

MEC Panyaza Lesufi insists “we do not have a problem of a system, we have a problem of preference”, but the Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools begs to differ.

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